Posts tagged ‘gharb’

A Shooting in Our Tiny Maltese Village

Walking back from town yesterday, I found our village square to be abuzz with activity. There were no less than eight police officers consulting in front…

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The Church Bells of Malta

From our farmhouse, we can hear the bells of three different churches. The closest church, in our village of Gharb, needs to get some work done…

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The Ice Cream is Finished

The other night we were headed over to a friend’s house for dinner. Julie had made a tasty peach and apple crumble for dessert. She went…

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Score!

When Julie and I travel, we like to bring back a piece of artwork or old map or something to remember the place by. They make…

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The Canucks in Gharb

This morning I had the peculiar experience of watching a Canucks game in Malta. Courtesy of the NASN, I was able to catch last night’s Vancouver/Calgary…

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No Leafs Fans in Gharb

James and I were walking down the lane outside our farmhouse on Gozo, and I happened to glance at a bag of garbage awaiting pickup. Look…

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The Stations of the Cross at Ta’ Pinu

From our back patio, we can see the Ta’ Pinu Basilica, a big, modern cathedral and popular pilgrimage destination. Behind Ta’ Pinu, there’s a rarity on…

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My Photos From the Gharb Festa

It’s festa or ‘feast’ week here in Gharb. What’s a festa? It’s a little difficult to explain, and I plan to write up my observations next…

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