Category Archives: History

Findings in the Prehistoric Museum in the South

   I went to Birzebuggia in the South to visit the world famous museum of Ghar Dalam – the cave of darkness.  As I approached the cave, a sign warns me of harmless earth bees, which made me a bit … Continue reading

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What one finds inside Maltese Houses (example)

and the best of all: a painting depicting “Holy Electricity”

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Why do we love the aesthetics of old quarries and machinery?

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Again… festa nights


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The archeological dilemma

Whenever you dig on Mlata, there are layers of history that will pop up. Planning a street, they will definitely destroy some Punic or Roman or whatever constructions. So usually they pretend having seen nothing, they put sand on it … Continue reading

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Super-short history of Mlata

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