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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


Last additions - Then & Now
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Tigne Beach Senior Side © 444 viewsBrian GunnsSep 18, 2013
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Tigne Beach Family Side © 607 viewsBrian GunnsSep 18, 2013
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Valletta 1966432 viewsNice official RAF shot of the cityIvanSep 12, 2013
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HM the Queen visits Malta 1967 © 429 viewsIvanSep 10, 2013
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HM the Queen visits Malta 1967 © 423 viewsIvanSep 10, 2013
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HM the Queen visits Malta 1967 © 352 viewsIvanSep 10, 2013
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HM the Queen visits Malta 1967 © 399 viewsIvanSep 10, 2013
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Bighi mid-1960s451 viewsNice shot of St Angelo, Kalkara Creek & Bighi. Interesting to compare this with a Google view. Spent good afternoons at Nigel Vaughan's house (his father was a Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander at Bighi). Wonderful garden with many fruits. Not there now - a marina instead! Google Map.2 commentsIvanSep 09, 2013
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Ken and Bunty Stubbs at Spinola Road, 1953 © 455 viewsOn the back it says "Exeter House, Spinola Road "1 commentsdfssSep 07, 2013
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Somewhere in Valletta, early 1950s © 600 viewsFrom my parents' album, please identify ..... (Kingsway).3 commentsdfssSep 07, 2013
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The Gut 2012 © 432 viewsStrait Street - altogether a more wholesome place now.IvanSep 05, 2013
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Tourist Advert 1959317 viewsPrefectSep 04, 2013
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The Gut 1967494 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.2 commentsPrefectSep 03, 2013
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Mayflower on Ghajn Thuffieha beach, 1952454 viewsAt least that is what it says on the back of the photo !2 commentsdfssAug 27, 2013
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 2012465 viewsSee Prefect's earlier pic of Ghajn Tuffieha and his remark about the steps. Not content with that, last time there we hiked to the small cave to the left just below the summit of the plateau, then on to Gnejna Bay. Believe me, those steps were a killer on the way back!1 commentsIvanAug 22, 2013
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967525 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefectAug 21, 2013
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Golden (Military) Bay 1967373 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.PrefectAug 20, 2013
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Golden Sands Hotel 1967366 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.PrefectAug 20, 2013
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Msida Creek411 viewsBeing reclaimed with post-war rubble.
From Edgar Vella.
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Laferla Cross306 viewsThe Laferla Cross is a prestigious landmark located on a steep hill outside the village of Siggiewi, and was constructed in 1903 to commemorate the Holy Year. The work of Ġanni Mercieca from Naxxar and named after Reverend Paul Laferla, on whose initiative the cross was erected,PrefectAug 16, 2013
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Laferla Cross312 viewsPrefectAug 16, 2013
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The Magic Kiosk508 views1 commentsPrefectAug 11, 2013
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road432 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefectAug 01, 2013
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The Inquisitor's Summer Palace341 viewsBuilt 1625, now a residence for the Prime Minister.PrefectJul 31, 2013
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Hay Wharf ©372 viewsFrom Msida Bastion.PrefectJul 23, 2013
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St Luke's ©314 viewsFrom Msida Bastion.PrefectJul 23, 2013
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The way to Msida Bastion Cemetery315 viewsPassing the Grand Hotel Excelsior, ignore this sign and take the next left instead.PrefectJul 22, 2013
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Msida Bastion Cemetery ©329 viewsVery nicely restored by Din l-Art Ħelwa.
In earlier times.
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Ix Xaqqa ©325 viewsNear Ghar Lapsi.PrefectJul 21, 2013
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No3 Dock ©310 viewsPrefectJul 21, 2013
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No2 Dock ©290 viewsPrefectJul 19, 2013
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Dockyard Terrace ©369 viewsFrom the other end 1994.Nick WoodleyJul 17, 2013
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