Wied Speranza – Mosta

The leggend goes that a girl was running away from corsairs when she came to this cave.  She hid in it and a spider quickly spun a web and so they thought she was not there and the girl, who had all the time been praying to Our Lady, was saved.

I had never been before and I tell you it is lovely!

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We did not find the cave- probably the Chapel was built on top of it and the Chapel was obviously closed.

However, the place has lots of lovely wildlife in it.  We found mushrooms, tadpoles, birds, lots of different plants including the Christmas Tree, Ġarġir, Ċfoloq tal-ħarifa, Buttuniera, Ingliża, Garni tal-pipa and more more more (sorry do not know the English names).

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Definitely worth a visit.  We will be going again as the passage, that starts from the Mosta bridge, leads up to the centre of Mosta and that would be one lovely long hike 🙂

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Għar Ħasan

Sundays are our outing days.  This scholastic year we are doing Maltese legends and most have a cave as part of the

story, so we are visiting them……IMG_2960

IMG_2965Today we went to Ghar Hasan near Birzebbuga.  It is a really huge cave – I never thought it would be so big and the children had fun exploring it.

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forming stalactites

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Moments of Gozo

Gozo is where we can truly enjoy family time and have long lovely walks in unspoilt countryside.
The kids practising ballet dancing on the rocks

Gregory wanted to take pics.  This is his photo 

We went on top of straw bales to check out the view…but really they just wanted to try it as a slide and it seems it was great fun!

I rare moment taken – As nowadays my big boy doesn’t like me to take him in photos unless its rear facing!

Megalith filled field

running, exploring, enjoying and oops we forgot the sunscreen today.

lovely flora in Wied Mielah- this is Widnet il Bahar

more photo taking by Greg – at least he took a pic of his own shadow 🙂

darling hubby got a bit sunburnt

we found lots and lots of sea shell fossils

rock pool near the ….

Wied Mielah window – spectacular.  It was awesome and the path leading towards it just as much

open expanses

beautiful horizons – Gurdan Lighthouse

Cheeky Maya caring for baby Betty