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

Red Tower

For this week’s throwback post I’m sharing a couple of photos of St Agatha’s Tower (It-Torri ta’ Sant’ Agata), probably better known simply as the Red Tower. This tower sits on the west part of Marfa ridge, in the limits of Mellieħa, and is one of the series of watchtowers built during the reign of Grand Master Lascaris. It is a well known landmark, visible … Continue reading Red Tower