Air Battle of Malta

While in the car museum, I learned of the aircraft museum which commemorates the Air Battle of Malta in 1942.  Due to its position in the Mediterranean, Malta was under siege and heavily fought over during the second World War. 

Air Battle of Malta

While in the car museum, I learned of the aircraft museum which commemorates the Air Battle of Malta in 1942.  Due to its position in the Mediterranean, Malta was under siege and heavily fought over during the second World War. 

More from the Car Museum in Malta

Since last week’s post, I was asked where in Malta this museum is.  Malta isn’t that big after all, at it was a fellow car enthusiast who asked.  The answer: it’s in the basement of an apartment building in Qawra. 

More from the Car Museum in Malta

Since last week’s post, I was asked where in Malta this museum is.  Malta isn’t that big after all, at it was a fellow car enthusiast who asked.  The answer: it’s in the basement of an apartment building in Qawra. 

Classic Cars

I had no idea there was a car museum on Malta when I decided to travel there.  I fact I only found out about it accidentally when I saw a leaflet for it at the airport while waiting for my

Classic Cars

I had no idea there was a car museum on Malta when I decided to travel there.  I fact I only found out about it accidentally when I saw a leaflet for it at the airport while waiting for my

Beside the door

I started noticing images of holy figures beside the doors in Sliema when I was photographing the Gallarijas and how they are held up. Even the door to the utility shed at the beach towards St Julien had one.  I assume

Beside the door

I started noticing images of holy figures beside the doors in Sliema when I was photographing the Gallarijas and how they are held up. Even the door to the utility shed at the beach towards St Julien had one.  I assume

On the way to St Julien

Before travelling to Malta I was trying to decide which city to stay in.  From the map, I was struggling to see where Valetta, Sliema and St Julien started or ended.  The peninsula part of each was clear, but I

On the way to St Julien

Before travelling to Malta I was trying to decide which city to stay in.  From the map, I was struggling to see where Valetta, Sliema and St Julien started or ended.  The peninsula part of each was clear, but I

Balcony Upkeep

While taking the pictures of the gallarijas in Sliema, I noticed that some of them had quite elaborate decorations supporting them. This house has three stories of gallarijas, the decoration on the supports makes me think this is more modern

Balcony Upkeep

While taking the pictures of the gallarijas in Sliema, I noticed that some of them had quite elaborate decorations supporting them. This house has three stories of gallarijas, the decoration on the supports makes me think this is more modern

Gallarija

My last British passport was due to expire in March this year.  So in November, when I knew I had no travel plans for 6 weeks I applied for a new passport.  The online process is impressive, and within a

Gallarija

My last British passport was due to expire in March this year.  So in November, when I knew I had no travel plans for 6 weeks I applied for a new passport.  The online process is impressive, and within a