Għajn Tuffieħa Tower and Riviera

Another short post this week to share a photo related to last week’s, from the same walk starting from Mġarr. The Għajn Tuffieħa tower is prominent at the top of the cliff. Just above the bay, though, one can also see the ruins of the (rather grandiosely named, I always thought) Riviera Martinique. The building is in a rather sad state, and I’d think also … Continue reading Għajn Tuffieħa Tower and Riviera

Madonna tal-Abbandunati

This week’s throwback photo takes us back about a year. I was in Xemxija for the Malta International Airshow, obviously with my long telephoto lens fitted. On the opposite side of the inlet is Wardija hill, and almost at the top of this one can find the old chapel known as Il-Madonna tal-Abbandunati. Like other chapels in Wardija this dates back to the Knights era, … Continue reading Madonna tal-Abbandunati