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

Tower and Veiled Moon

It probably didn’t escape your notice (read: unless you live in a cave without an Internet connection) that there was a lunar eclipse yesterday. While all lunar eclipses are largely the same (so if you see one, you’ve basically seen them all), this one was particularly interesting because in my part of the world totality would happen just before sunrise (and moonset). This makes it … Continue reading Tower and Veiled Moon

Għajn Tuffieħa Tower

For this week’s throwback post I’m sharing a photo that languished for several months in my to-do pile. It didn’t help that this got caught there while I was transitioning to a different software workflow. I only got to take a look at that pile during an unplanned hour yesterday. So, without further ado, this photo is from a very productive afternoon walk in Il-Majjistral … Continue reading Għajn Tuffieħa Tower

Coastal Towers at Għajn Tuffieħa

Now that I’m through with the film photos I wanted to share, I’m going back a bit to a very productive outing at Il-Majjistral Nature and History Park in late spring this year. Other than the wide view of Rdum id-Delli, which is what I had in mind when I went on that outing, this is possibly my favourite photo from that session, so it’s … Continue reading Coastal Towers at Għajn Tuffieħa