Category: Miscellaneuos

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The Feast of Saint Paul

The feast of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck is a holiday unique to Malta, as it celebrates the event of Saint Paul’s shipwreck on the island around A. D. 60. The account of Saint Paul’s shipwreck...

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Maltese Stone Crosses

The symbol of the cross has a very special and characteristic meaning in Malta. The George Cross, which bears witness to the heroism and devotion of the Maltese, is to be found on the...

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The Maltese Wall Lizard

The Maltese wall lizard, or ‘Gremxula ta’ Malta’, is a small lizard with a slender body, a scaled head and a large abdomen, and is endemic to the Maltese islands and to the Pelagian...

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The Land of Honey

Malta has been involved with the production of honey since time immemorial. The word ‘Malta’ itself in fact, derives from the Greek word for honey, ‘meli’, or ‘land of honey’, ‘melitos’. This points to...

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Fashion in Malta

Like other countries, fashion has always been an integral part in Maltese culture. In present time one can clearly see the European influence on modern Maltese stylists and clothing ranges. But one is still...

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Christmas in Malta

The Christmas festivities are a yearly-milestone celebrated by countless Roman Catholics around the world. This religious holiday is not only a time for spiritual reflection, but also a time to enjoy one’s family and...