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Malta From Above. P.2

mff • 4 minutes read • May 2nd, 2017
Let's continue our flight over Malta (Malta From Above. P.1)!
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It is the island of

Gozo

from a height of 100 meters:
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The plane makes a right turn and flies straight into the wall.
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Of course, it is a commander's plane: he takes the wheel, and Otter quickly climbs up.
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The public exhales thankfully.
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Here's our Otter.
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The city of Xewkija. Both the bay and the ravine are called Mġarr ix-Xini.
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Xewkija is featuring an impressive large rotunda church visible from almost all villages and towns in Gozo.
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Ghajnsielem. A ferry from Malta comes here (as well as a seaplane from

Valletta

).
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Here's a cottage settlement in Fort Chambray of the 17th century built by the Order of Malta in Mġarr (Mġarr is a suburb of Ghajnsielem'a).
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Here's Malta again.
Cirkewwa is one of the northernmost points of Malta. Ferries from Gozo come here.
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Rdum Il-Hmar. The road down the frame leads to the statue of Madonna. 
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Mgiebah Bay.
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Ghajn Hadid.
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Mistra Bay.
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Buġibba. In the center of Buġibba, there is an iconic square with a locally famous abstract construction (two semicircular colonnades). Every self-respecting resort town has a similar thing in its center.
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Qawra. Only the maps of Malta and Wikitravel can show you that this is a separate town, and not a part of Buġibba.
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Salina.
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Maghtab.
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Pembroke.
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Villa Rosa, St.George's Bay.
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Slima.
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The very tip of Slima is called Dragut Point.
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We make the first turn to come in for landing in the Grand Harbour.
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A bent that sticks between

Valletta

and a breakwater belongs to a bridge built by the British at the end of the 19th century and destroyed by the Italians during the World War II. 
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Here's Valletta again (the island of Manoel is at the top left, Slima and Dragut Point are on the right).
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A bridge and a moat separate Floriana (on the left) from Valetta. This moat is the deepest moat in Europe. However, according to the original plan of the knights, it should be filled with sea water. 
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Floriana and the Valetta Watefront.
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Otter is coming in for landing.
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Here's a captain.
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Author: mff
Source: mff.livejournal.com
Translated by: Olesya Zhukova

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