The Grandeur of the Grand Harbor
This is what people seek out on their dream vacations. Just good times and culture at its best. This magnet souvenir from Malta really does capture the grandeur of the Grand Harbour. The ship invites contemplation about olden times. it looks pretty formidable as the harbor opens into the sea. We can imagine the stories, or invent them. This picture supports a certain timeless quality that is aided by the lack of people and kind, unassuming lighting. The cool water at the bottom of the frame, and the warmer, lighter tones at the top works as a metaphor to that effort we are asking imagination, that is tosay, yo create posible stories that take us to past times.
The Facts About the Grand Harbor
If traveling to Malta by ship or yacht, you'll arrive in the Grand Harbor. it is an interesting site, as it congregates cities and many small islands which adds to the harbor's natural setting. Valleta and Floriana face this harbor and the traveler can explore Rinella, Dockyard and Kalkara creeks located on the other side of the waterway.
This site was administered by the British for almost two centuries. Interestingly the area was bombed during World War II and even civilian residencies were damaged. It was understandable as the site was a fort, nowadays the military installations have been dismantled.
This harbor, along with neighboring harbor of Marsamxett, concentrate the majority of the country's population and it has become a major vacation destination for Europeans. Here, they can viisit several sities including Fort St. Angelo, Fort Ricasoli, and Fort St. Elmo. If on a leisure agenda, walk along Valletta waterfront. All in all, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home.