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Category: Malta

The Other Great Siege of Malta in Photos

Posted on August 28th, by Peter Parkorr in Malta, Picture Perfect. 9 comments

A series of rough seas pictures from Malta, that I’ve decided to call The Other Great Siege of Malta.
The actual Great Siege of Malta was a long and bloody affair between Christians from the West and the Ottoman Empire to the East. You can read a great account of the build up and outcome of the events in 1565 on this post by ilovemalta.com.mt (a website dedicated to Maltese gastronomy, which there is plenty of.)
However, when I visited Malta and Gozo, I witnessed another attack on the islands that still goes on today.…


The Mediterranean Medley that is Malta

Posted on March 20th, by Peter Parkorr in Malta, Picture Perfect, Travel Tales. 4 comments

Malta – it’s a funny place. Part way between Africa and Europe, full-way between all the different cultures that have washed over it through the generations. I personally invaded Malta for a 2011-2012 Christmas getaway with family, three generations at once, shrieking children included. This was really the first of my travels calling myself a blogger, and my main aim was to learn more about photography….


Unsung Heroes – The Artwork of Antony Vassulo

Posted on November 29th, by Peter Parkorr in Gozo, Malta, Unsung Heroes. 3 comments

A post from Gozo, the smaller cousin of Malta.

Just after Christmas Day of 2011, I spent ten days on the charming island of Gozo…, until early in the new year.  Malta and Gozo are very  different places, materially and culturally. The Maltese are very proud of their heritage and customs, as are the Gozitans, but other than the shared language they have little in common.