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Valletta...an island in the sun

By ColleenA
Good morning...we have just sailed into Valletta Malta...what a beautiful sight in the early morning light.
Thank you for all your well wishes for my birthday on Saturday and especially to Kate and Patty for their dedicated birthday card uploads...they were wonderful. Also a big thank you to Maureen (HarrietH) for her UA ...so chuffed.
Signal is not always available or fast on the ship and I have battled to upload from my laptop. Seems easier to upload from my IPad...so this was snapped with my IPad as we came Into the harbour earlier this morning. Not good quality but wanted to connect with all of you on epz...
Once we are in Rome I will once again be able to view, vote and upload images...
Have a great week

Tags: Landscape and travel Valletta Malta

Voters: andylea, digital_boi, pentaxpatty and 73 more

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Comments


30 Jun 2014 8:02AM
its a very fine harbour to sail into for sure Colleen as your detailed capture shows looks nice and warm as well

Graham

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30 Jun 2014 8:03AM
Hello Colleen. This is,a lovely view with beautiful light on the old place. Hope you are having a lovely time. Take comfy shoes to walk here. No more falling!!!
Patty Smile))
JohnoP 11 2
30 Jun 2014 8:05AM
Wish I was there Colleen! Have been away so just catching up with images at the moment! Enjoy! Smile John
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 8:17AM
A grand entrance indeed Colleen, lovely to see and hope to see more.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
30 Jun 2014 8:46AM
Beautiful Valletta. My husband's family have a special link to Malta, it is very dear to the family.

Maureen
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 9:08AM
A beautiful scene Colleen with excellent rendition of the water as well as the sun bleached buildings.

Phil.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
30 Jun 2014 9:11AM
You have captured this iconic and impressive water front so well, Colleen.
You are seeing so many lovely spots and with great weather.
Continue to enjoy your cruise.
R.
Looks lovely.

Mary Grin
30 Jun 2014 9:30AM
Great shot of the new destination!
Have a lovely time.

Keep accidents to the minimum and don't get kidnapped when you get to Scicily!
30 Jun 2014 10:26AM
Very beautifully captured !
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
30 Jun 2014 10:59AM
Thanks for this image Colleen. Malta is a most beautiful place for me. I have spent about five years of my life (in my younger days!!) living with my family there. So many happy memories.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 11:22AM
That camera on the ipad is pretty impressive. Great detail all round and Happy Birthday for last SaturdayWinkGrin
Ryan
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
30 Jun 2014 11:48AM
I've never been to Malta, but it looks and sounds a delightful place Smile A lovely capture here, Colleen....I'm very jealous! Wink
Trev Smile
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 12:03PM
A place to remember for sure...
So well shot! You look at it and just want to go explore! Grin
IB
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
30 Jun 2014 12:17PM
Sailed in there just over a fortnight ago. Such a beautiful harbour and you have captured it so well here.

Albert
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 12:45PM
Not bad quality at all, a nice shot of an obviously lovely location.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
30 Jun 2014 1:14PM
Well lit to show of the stonework Colleen.
Good shot.
Mick.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 2:16PM
Great capture of this great looking harbour ColleenSmile

Cliff
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 2:55PM
A stunning location so very well photographed. I hope that you both enjoy your trip you certainly deserve it.

Regards Nathan Grin
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
30 Jun 2014 3:30PM
A little late, but Happy Birthday Colleen. Smile Hope you enjoy your visit in Malta - looking lovely in your shot.
Joan.
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 3:36PM
A beautiful image, Hope you had a lovely birthday SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Ali
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 5:16PM
The weather looks good for you & belated Happy Birthday.
Ju
ade123 Plus
4 272 1 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 5:47PM
Absolutely stunning view Colleen Great photography as always

Ade
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
30 Jun 2014 5:59PM
Amazing that this was taken with your iPad! The detail, colour and light are fantastic.

What a beautiful place and you are so lucky to have such gorgeous weather while there Smile

Stunning shot, Colleen.

Andrew
30 Jun 2014 6:21PM
Fabulous Colleen. You really are visiting some beautiful places and capturing them just as beautifully GrinGrin

Kathryn
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 6:31PM
So glad you could make contact with this lovely image of Malta - an island I've never been to.
Valletta looks beautiful - no doubt you'll have lots to show us once you get to Rome.
What a fantastic cruise.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
30 Jun 2014 6:53PM
A familiar sight Colleen, quite spectacular. I remember watching a huge oil tanker come into
the harbour when we were there. That did spoil the view...

Dave.
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 7:29PM
Great image, Colleen. I love the Grand Harbour at Valletta and Malta is such a historic island, a number of years since I have been there. Hope youhave a good time.
Nigel
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2014 8:14PM
Lovely scene to view.Smile
30 Jun 2014 10:20PM
Great shot, Colleen.

Fred
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
30 Jun 2014 10:23PM
Look's lovely ColleenSmile
NettaSmile
1 Jul 2014 12:14AM
Beautiful scene Colleen.

Jenny Smile
wonderful capture. have been there myself and you really need to get the timing right so the sun doesn't blow everything out. very well done indeed.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
1 Jul 2014 6:53AM
Looks inviting

Peter
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
1 Jul 2014 11:02AM
One of the places I'd very much like to see, Colleen. I'm sure you'll find great things to shoot there. This is so lovely and wonderfully taken.
gss 3 1 Romania
1 Jul 2014 3:47PM
A wonderful Mediterranean trip Colleen ( you're going by boat to Australia? if yes, we will see some very spectacular places GrinGrinGrin)
Silviu
1 Jul 2014 5:11PM
Beautiful view, well captured.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2014 8:11PM
Remember this view well Colleen, you have captured this so well
Amazing trip you are having...hope you are feeling better
Lillian
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
3 Jul 2014 8:06PM
A lovely sweeping view, Colleen, and so 'Mediterranean'. My sister-in-law has just arrived here as well. I think they're heading out on a small boat somewhere or other.

Dave
A lovely capture with the great composition and angle. Just love that little marker. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

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