Photo Essay: Valletta, Malta

By | November 1st, 2011|Malta, Photographic Inspiration|

In the serach for some cheap Winter sun this year (2011), my girlfriend and I booked a bargain six night stay in the little town of Mellieha, north Malta. We had an amazingly lazy time, we ate, read, drank, burnt, slept, ate a bit more ... basically we got fat and burnt. Loved it! Feeling [...]

Malta: Winter sun and an almost renewed faith in buses

By | October 26th, 2011|Malta, Travel Diary|

I hate buses, with a passion.   I hate the night bus home from London, without fail the drunken freaks who want to slur about time and space always seem to find the seat next to me.  I hate my local bus route because its prolifically infrequent and painfully slow.  I hate the fact that [...]

A view from the Barrakka Gardens in Valletta, Malta

By | October 25th, 2011|Malta, Photo of the week|

I do love the photomerge function in Photoshop. By stitching together 6 or 7 different photos I was able to create this rather awesome widescreen shot. Taken from the Barrakka Gardens in Valletta, the lookout spot affords great views of the Grand Harbour where sea planes frequently take off and land.  There's also great views [...]