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Our Islands

Photography Portfolio By Therese Debono

Opposite Page:Typical souvenir of the Evil Eye which is believed to protect you from evil Above & Below: Detail shots from the old Maltese Buses

Opposite Page: Statue of artist Giuzeppe Cali with Garrison Church behind which now houses the Malta Stock Exchange. Above: Cats are popular in the Upper Barrakka Gardens; Below: Upper Barrakka Gardens

Opposite Page: Entrance to the Saluting Battery from the Upper Barrakka Gardens Above & Below: Scenes from the viewing gallery of the Upper Barrakka Gardens onto the three cities

Opposite Page: Street leading onto bridge to St Barbara Bastions Above: View of the Three Cities from St Barbara Bastions Below: The Great Siege Bell overlooking the Grand Harbour

Previous Pages: Street scenes, St Barbara Bastions area, Valletta Opposite Page: A typical Valletta street Above & Below: Typical shop signs found around the city

Opposite Page: Queen Victoria Monument with the Biblotheca behind it Below: Piazza Regina, Republic Street Valletta

Opposite Page: Streetscape, St Paul’s Street, Valletta Above: Statues of saints are popular in Valletta

Opposite Page: Religion is a strong element in Malta Above: Hanging laundry in the city streets. Below: Fisherman enjoying his hobby

Opposite Page: A niche portraying Our Lady of Sorrows; This page: various door knockers around the city

Previous Page: Corner Balcony Valletta & a pigeon takes flight in Parliament Square Opposite Page: Great Siege Monument, Above: Castille, Below: Law Courts

Previous Page: Shot of the area which leads to the entrance of the Bibliotecha from Piazza Regina Opposite Page: Victoria Gate in Valletta. Above & Below: Various shots from the city

Opposite Page: Tal-Harba Chapel, Valletta Waterfront Above & Below: Various shots of the city’s waterfront

Opposite Page: Valletta Seascape as seen from ferry operating between Valletta & Sliema Above & Below: Valletta Seascapes

Opposite Page: Fishermen preparing fishing nets at Wied iz-Zurrieq, Malta Above & Below: Seascapes of Wied iz-Zurrieq

Above: Shot of Mnajdra Temples, Malta Below: Details of remains at Mnajdra Temples, Malta

Above: Shot of Mnajdra Temples, Malta from a distance Below: The island of Filfla from Mnajdra Temples, Malta

Opposite Page: Shot of Mgarr Harbour, Gozo Above & Below: Shots of entering Mgarr Harbour, Gozo

Opposite Page & Above: Various shots of Gozo Churches Below: Entrance to Victoria City, Gozo

Previous Pages: Old Clock Tower, Citadella, Victoria, Gozo Opposite Page: A typical street of the Citadella, Victoria, Gozo Above: Street shot, Citadella, Victoria, Gozo. Below: Scene from Victoria Bastions

Various shots & scenery from Victoria Gozo Bastions

Opposite Page: A friendly gozitan biker Above: Gozo Aquaduct remains between Victoria and Ta’ Pinu. Below: Ghajnsielem church from a distance

Opposite: Dwejra Tower, Gozo Above & Below: Shots on the way to Dwejra Gozo

Opposite, Above & Below: Various shots of the Azure Window, Dwejra, Gozo

portfolio layout & images by Therese Debono

Our Islands  

A Photographic Portfolio of the Islands of Malta & Gozo