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SENGLEA ----- Grand Master Claude De La Sengle

By Edcat55
Grand Master Claude De La Sengle GAVE city status and was named after him. Senglea played an important role in the Great Siege of Malta in 1565 and remained unconquered. The city was given the title Civitas Invicta (meaning "Unconquered City") by Grand Master Jean Parisot de Valette. Thousands of inhabitants of the city were killed in a plague epidemic in 1676.

In 1798, Senglea was involved in the blockade against NAPOLEON bONAPARTE'S French forces, who were ousted from Malta in 1800. WITH THE HELP OF THE BRITISH AND PORTUGUESE FLEETS.

Tags: Photography Photojournalism Landscape and travel EDWIN CATANIA OLYMPUS E1 PICTORESQUE MALTA

Voters: bobpaige1, sawsengee, RLF and 42 more

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sawsengee Plus
14 6 33 Malaysia
20 Jun 2020 8:56AM
beautiful light, colours and water reflection.....amazing clarity Smile
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2020 9:03AM
A beautiful image Edwin. I like the contrast between the warm colours of the buildings and the colder colours of the yachts. I also like the slight movement in the water creating interesting patterns in the reflections.

Phil.
FabioKeiner 7 111 Austria
20 Jun 2020 9:04AM
excellent
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
20 Jun 2020 9:23AM
Wonderful crisp shot Edwin, gorgeous reflections

Joe Smile
jacomes Plus
5 26 16 Portugal
20 Jun 2020 9:49AM
White boats can be pain for photographers, but here in the shade they provide a nice cool colour contrast and a lead in to the building, as well as a frame for the beautiful reflection. A well seen and taken picture.
James
ketch 12 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
20 Jun 2020 10:17AM
Wow what an image of great contrast - between the white hulls and the archaic buildings of the city bathed in that wonderful light - fantastic.Smile
20 Jun 2020 10:25AM
One shows how much I miss the old NORMAL, as I would normally go off Hamilton's Harbour and see our ships but since mid March I have not and been on Hamilton's Mountain just a few times.

Thank you for allowing me to remember the old NORMAL and hopefully soon go back to the new normal of walking around with masks etc but still pleasant to see the classical buildings with their owners modern toys.
20 Jun 2020 11:31AM
Gorgeous picture Edwin, everything perfect! Thanks for Blue Rock Thrush vote, John
manicam 16 44 1 Canada
20 Jun 2020 1:39PM
Nicely done GrinGrin

Sherman
Daisymaye Plus
11 23 18 Canada
20 Jun 2020 3:39PM
Beautiful. Love those rippled reflections.
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2020 7:55PM
Beautiful
Ju
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2020 8:18PM
Excellent image. great looking building !!
Isabel GrinGrin
30 Jun 2020 12:35AM
Stellar shot and capture ! Love to see Malta one day
Cheers Walt

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