Ras il-Pellegrin and Gozo Cliffs

Following on from last week’s post, I’m sharing another photo from that evening session at Kunċizzjoni. This one focuses on the cliffs at Ras il-Pellegrin and the clay slopes beneath, in the foreground. In the distance are the cliffs of the south west coast of Gozo, from Ta’ Ċenċ to the right, through Sanap and Wardija point on the left. Miles of limestone sea cliffs … Continue reading Ras il-Pellegrin and Gozo Cliffs

North West Cliff Lines and Gozo

Last week I shared a photo from an end-of-year walk starting from Kunċizzjoni. I had a particular photo in mind and I planned my walk accordingly, but as I already mentioned I made quicker progress than I thought, and arrived earlier than anticipated at the rocky outcrop known as Il-Qlejgħa. I could have waited for the sunset there, but I had already made a photo … Continue reading North West Cliff Lines and Gozo

Rdum il-Qammieħ u Għawdex

Over the past week we’ve seen our first rains, and while the temperature is still rather hot, the first signs of autumn are unmistakable. There’s sea squill everywhere, very sensitive as it is to the first rains, its flowers out before pretty much everything else, finding no competition for the bees and other pollinators. The ground underneath feels moist in the valleys, and the smell … Continue reading Rdum il-Qammieħ u Għawdex

Torri ta’ Santa Marija

For today’s throwback post I’m sharing the final image from a day trip in Gozo last autumn. Like last week’s, this was also taken on the ferry, out on the deck, on our way over there. The ferry passes by the island of Comino, with its beautiful cliffs and well-known beach(es). The island is largely unpopulated, but is not completely devoid of man-made structures. Some … Continue reading Torri ta’ Santa Marija