Malta in the 19th Century

The island of Malta is situated in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Italy. It comprises three islands: Malta, Comino, and Gozo, of which Malta is the biggest island. Malta is a popular tourist destination that is well known for its breath-taking landscapes and warm climate. However, Malta hasn’t always been a popular tourist resort. In[…]

The Prehistoric Megalithic Temples of Malta

The evidence we have suggests that the first settlers on Malta were a community of farmers. By Ollie Wells Introduction The megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo rank amongst the oldest free-standing buildings in the world. Construction of these temples started c. 3500 BCE, an impressive architectural feat for their time, particularly given that the[…]