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''The Macina'' --- Summer Lull

By Edcat55
Constructed by the Order of Saint John in 1554, the Macina formed part of a bastion which was to protect Senglea from invaders over the centuries to come and was an important landmark in the city. At the start of the 16th century, an enormous wooden construction - the “Macina” - was added to the building. This was a sheer crane able to lift heavy loads or entire parts of sailing ships onto land. In 1864 the wooden sheers were replaced by a heavy and even more powerful iron construction.

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RonDM Plus
6 211 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2021 9:29AM
Superb image

Ron
6 Aug 2021 9:40AM
Wonderful reflections and beautiful, rich colours.

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DaveRyder Plus
7 5.8k 13 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2021 1:08PM
Wonderful colours and reflections Edwin with a nicely considered composition.
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
6 Aug 2021 1:47PM
Glad to make it 30…beautiful colours, subject and reflections
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
6 Aug 2021 2:01PM
Beautiful colour and light.
manicam 17 44 1 Canada
6 Aug 2021 2:09PM
Fantastic reflection there ! Ed

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KingArthur 15 8 Malta
6 Aug 2021 4:00PM
Wonderful composition Ed, really nice vibrant colours, lovely reflections too

Joe Smile
WOW!!!
gpimages Plus
11 69 2 England
6 Aug 2021 4:23PM
Stunning colour tones Edwin.
Graham Wink
6 Aug 2021 4:30PM
Beautiful, gorgeous reflections.
Sylvia
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2021 5:11PM
A lovely shot enhanced by the rich colours and reflections.Smile
ivor
jacomes Plus
6 28 41 Portugal
6 Aug 2021 8:15PM
Beautiful colour anr reflections.
James
cooky Plus
17 6 5 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2021 8:18PM
As James says Ed, beautiful colours and reflections.

Kath
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2021 5:50PM
Beautiful place... Delightful reflections and colours...
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