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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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These we have loved395 viewsMartin Powell
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Dragonara Palace Casino 1967534 viewsMartin Powell
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Television arrived in 1957409 viewswith RAI broadcasts for which you needed a high aerial.
MTV (not that one) started in 1962.
Malta Broadcasting
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Mellieha Bay Hotel508 viewsBuilt 1969 for Thomsons.Prefect
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Terrace at Cospicua472 viewsBuilt 1955 above St Theresa Tunnel.
Not sure whether its still there.
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Golden Sands Hotel 499 viewsConstruction started 1965. Overlooking the Cote d'Or Hotel.
Both now replaced with even bigger monstrosities.
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Sheraton Hotel Paceville518 viewsOpened 1967 in the grounds of Dragonara Palace.Prefect
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Ramla Bay Hotel Marfa462 viewsOpened 1967.Prefect
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Hilton Hotel Paceville509 viewsOpened 1967 on the site of Spinola Battery.Prefect
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Marsascala440 viewsBEA publicity shotPrefect
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Marsaxlokk Bay439 viewsOS Map 1970 Copyright HMSO.Prefect
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Blue Grotto 2009411 viewsPrefect
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Stormy Sky over Senglea 1961530 viewsA superb image taken by a most valued contributor.3 commentsOldBat
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HRH at Tigne Point459 viewsDecember 1949Prefect
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Happy New Merry553 viewsWith acknowledgements to John J Cassar2 commentsPrefect
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National War Memorial 465 viewsOriginally erected nearby in 1938, it was moved to this site in line with a widened St Anne Street in 1949.Prefect
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The Tritons Fountain512 viewsUnder constuction in 1959.Prefect
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The Manderaggio707 viewsA hole dug in Valletta by the Order, intended as a dock but not completed, became a notorious slum until cleared in 1948 and replaced with Government housing.Prefect
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Farsons New Brewery737 viewsAt Mriehel, opened 1950.1 commentsPrefect
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Marshall Court531 viewsBuilt 1950. Named after the Fleet Civil Engineer.Prefect
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Pieta Creek496 viewsWas shortened & narrowed in 1952 to make more room for motor cars.Prefect
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Msida Parish Church440 views... until 1951 when the head of the creek was reclaimed to create this avenue.
Malta's first roundabout followed in 1952.
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Msida Parish Church500 viewsUsed to be on the waterfront ...Prefect
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Mad Dogs & Englishmen456 viewsPrefect
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Books about Malta375 viewsAuthor Rosanne Dingli brings these to your attention.
They are both available as eBooks for any sort of device, and also as lovely paperbacks.
See more here.
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Roughers at Sliema Point425 viewsPrefect
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Roughers at Ghar id-Dud391 viewsPrefect
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St Paul on his Island351 viewsPrefect
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Hassan's Cave379 views1960sPrefect
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Trade Fair at Naxxar434 views1960sPrefect
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Dingli Cliffs420 viewsAs seen from a Captain Morgan Cruise.Prefect
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Invasion at Wied iz Zurrieq576 viewsNo, not the latest in the Euro Crisis - just a film!Prefect
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