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Isn't she gorgeous? Here are some of the most exquisite shots of the Maltese islands
We just never tire of looking at you, Malta, especially through such lenses!

Melanie Drury
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Let's just admit it. We love looking at photos of Malta. It's so photogenic! Utterly beautiful seen through the lens as much as it is seen through the eyes, almost more so. Because photos zoom in on detail. They bring out the colours. They offer a mood. Details, colours and moods that sometimes go unnoticed in the fast mundane happenings of the day-to-day. We forget to LOOK! 

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So here's a thanks to these photographers who capture the beauty of this island so delightfully. Not surprisingly, while here's a good look through expert lenses at pretty much all that feels truly Maltese, Valletta gets a special spotlight. Its profile is wonderful, be it at sunrise or sunset. But get into the streets of the city itself and it is no less mesmerising.

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Valletta is the backdrop and the model, oozing charm and looking like something out of a dream.

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Here’s one more of the famous Valletta skyline, for good measure.

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There's definitely something special to capture about walled cities harbours … just look at Birgu from the marina.

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The Grand Harbour is impressive and beautiful whichever way you look at it.

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And while luxury boats can make our jaws drop, the Luzzu, Malta's traditional fishing boat, remains everyone’s romantic favourite.

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It even seems to smile at you!

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And we certainly can't deny the old city of Mdina's own charm, complete with the iconic karozzin - the traditional horse drawn carriage.

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Hidden within the walls are some wonderful treasures. This is the interior of St Paul's Cathedral in Mdina, for example.

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The churches are certainly a big aesthetic and cultural feature in Malta, with 313 of them spread across 316 square kilometres.

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Bring on the festa!

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Let's not forget Malta's own natural beauty: the beautiful beaches and bays, the coast, the countryside.

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Oh Malta, one never tires to look at your beauty!

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27th June 2020


Melanie Drury
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Melanie Drury
Melanie was born and raised in Malta and has spent a large chunk of her life travelling solo around the world. Back on the island with a new outlook, she realised just how much wealth her little island home possesses.

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