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

Sant’ Andrija u l-Mitħna tax-Xarolla

This week’s throwback is a double feature, with photos of the chapel dedicated to Sant’ Andrija and the nearby Mitħna tax-Xarolla, from a walk in the Żurrieq area last year. Starting from town, I passed by these landmarks and another nearby chapel on my way out, and returned through secluded Wied il-Bassasa and a route along the sea cliffs. The chapels and the windmill had … Continue reading Sant’ Andrija u l-Mitħna tax-Xarolla

Madonna ta’ Hodegitria and Farm Buildings at Binġemma

So much for getting my schedule back on track. This week I’m again a bit late writing up this blog post to share some throwback photos. Some compensation is that I’m sharing two photos today, which are very much related to each other. Too much to deserve to be shared separately. Both photos are from an outing in Binġemma a little more than five years … Continue reading Madonna ta’ Hodegitria and Farm Buildings at Binġemma

Madonna ta’ Hodegitria and Victoria Lines

This week we’re travelling back five years to a walk starting from Binġemma, to share a couple of very related photos of the Victoria Lines. There is a particularly pretty section of the fortification lines where they cross the valley just below the chapel there. In the first photo, above, the chapel dedicated to the Madonna ta’ Hodegitria can be seen on the left, while … Continue reading Madonna ta’ Hodegitria and Victoria Lines