Malta, Fishing Boats

Malta Boats Luzzu

In the port of Mgarr on Gozo ย in the shelter of the harbour walls the iconic multi-coloured fishing boats of Malta, called Luzzu were swaying idly in the limpid water of the harbour.

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20 responses to “Malta, Fishing Boats

  1. Andrew if I found myself near these boats I should need to be dragged away by my camera strap. Love these colorful images!

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  2. speakacrossborders

    I’m headed to Gozo for three weeks in August and your pictures are making me so excited!

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  3. Aah, the Luzzu! I remember those…

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  4. Very colourful ๐Ÿ™‚

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  5. Those bright colors must take a beating in the sun and I imagine are sanded and painted every season / year (?) So pleasant on the eyes. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. I simply love that first shot! With the blue above and below, I can almost trick my eyes to think the boats are floating.

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  7. I wonder how often they have to repaint the boats.

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