Intro to Europe in Malta
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Intro to Europe in Malta

Colorful fishing boats in Marsaxlokk harbor.

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Intro to Europe in Malta

This is a view from the Palace in Sliema over Matla’s capital, Valletta, with a church in the foreground.

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Barrakka Gardens.

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Door handles and door knockers in Malta.

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Farmers market on the streets of Rabat.

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Mnajdra is a megalithic temple complex found on the southern coast of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Mnajdra was built around the fourth millennium BC.

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Intro to Europe in Malta

Mnajdra is a megalithic temple complex found on the southern coast of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Mnajdra was built around the fourth millennium BC.

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Intro to Europe in Malta

Hagar Qim is a megalithic temple complex found on the Mediterranean island of Malta, dating from the Ggantija phase (3600-3200 BC).

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The Valletta skyline with St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral and Carmelite Church as seen from Sliema.

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The Cittadella is seen in the distance on the island of Gozo, part of the nation of Malta.

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The Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta were designed in the 17th century.

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Typical Maltese boats moored in the fishermen village Marsaxlokk on Malta.

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Traditional Maltese ftira served at Nenu the Artisan Baker in Valletta.

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Oven braised pork belly, scented with rosemary and lemon, served at Nenu the Artisan Baker in Valletta, Malta.

 (Daniel Cardona)
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Fried rabbit marinated in garlic and red wine and fried in olive oil served at Nenu the Artisan Baker in Valletta, Malta.

 (Daniel Cardona)
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Passengers on small boats visit the natural rock formations of Blue Grotto on the southeast coast of Malta.

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Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage site, features narrow streets lined with colorful balconies.

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A crystal lagoon at Comino, a small island in the Maltese archipelago.

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A water fountain in Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta.

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People walk past the Renzo Piano-designed Parliament House on Freedom Square in Valletta.

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Children play around a red phone box in Valletta. Malta had been ruled by a number of other powers over the millenniums until it gained its independence from the last, the United Kingdom, in 1964. It remains a member of the Commonwealth.

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The Blue Grotto on Malta.

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Mdina, home to the Baroque St. Paul’s Cathedral, was likely founded in the early Middle Ages.

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The evening glow is seen over Vittoriosa, Ft. St. Angelo, from the Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta.

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