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Photos of the week - Times of Malta

10th March 2017 - 16th March 2017

Times of Malta presents a selection of its photographers' choice of their best photos over the past days.

An artist captures a clear day at the Salina Nature Reserve. The site was opened to the public by Birdlife Malta on March 12. Photo: Matthew MirabelliAn artist captures a clear day at the Salina Nature Reserve. The site was opened to the public by Birdlife Malta on March 12. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

The remains of the Tieqa tad-Dwejra have formed another window underwater. This photo, captured by lecturer and researcher Joseph Caruana on March 13, shows a new underwater archway, which formed at Dwejra as a result of the collapse of the Azure Window. The underwater landscape has, of course, changed since the window fell and is possibly even more beautiful now. Photo: Joseph CaruanaThe remains of the Tieqa tad-Dwejra have formed another window underwater. This photo, captured by lecturer and researcher Joseph Caruana on March 13, shows a new underwater archway, which formed at Dwejra as a result of the collapse of the Azure Window. The underwater landscape has, of course, changed since the window fell and is possibly even more beautiful now. Photo: Joseph Caruana

This aerial shot in Dwejra clearly shows part of what was the Azure Window underwater, now forming a reef on March 11. Photo: Victor G. MerciecaThis aerial shot in Dwejra clearly shows part of what was the Azure Window underwater, now forming a reef on March 11. Photo: Victor G. Mercieca

Ten people were injured in an eruption on Mount Etna when magma flowing into snow caused a violent explosion that sent rocks flying into the air. Amongst those hurt were members of a BBC television crew who were filming at the summit on March 16. Photo: Matthew MirabelliTen people were injured in an eruption on Mount Etna when magma flowing into snow caused a violent explosion that sent rocks flying into the air. Amongst those hurt were members of a BBC television crew who were filming at the summit on March 16. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

A cat ignores pigeons behind it as it stares at something that has caught it’s eye at the Upper Barrakka Gardens on March 13. Photo: Chris Sant FournierA cat ignores pigeons behind it as it stares at something that has caught it’s eye at the Upper Barrakka Gardens on March 13. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier
 

Traditional Maltese boats known as ‘dghajjes tal-pass’ shelter beneath the bow of a cruise liner in Grand Harbour on March 15. Photo: Chris Sant FournierTraditional Maltese boats known as ‘dghajjes tal-pass’ shelter beneath the bow of a cruise liner in Grand Harbour on March 15. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A tourist tries to take a photo of a cat at the Upper Barrakka Garden on March 13. Photo: Chris Sant FournierA tourist tries to take a photo of a cat at the Upper Barrakka Garden on March 13. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A super yacht makes it’s way into Grand Harbour on March 15. Photo: Chris Sant FournierA super yacht makes it’s way into Grand Harbour on March 15. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity Michael Farrugia watches as school children make ‘figolli’ in aid of Puttinu Cares at Neriku Caterers on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant FournierMinister for the Family and Social Solidarity Michael Farrugia watches as school children make ‘figolli’ in aid of Puttinu Cares at Neriku Caterers on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

School children decorate ‘figolli’ in aid of Puttinu Cares at Neriku Caterers on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant FournierSchool children decorate ‘figolli’ in aid of Puttinu Cares at Neriku Caterers on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Pigeons gather to eat crumbs at the Upper Barrakka Gardens on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant FournierPigeons gather to eat crumbs at the Upper Barrakka Gardens on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A couple walk down the City Gate steps on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant FournierA couple walk down the City Gate steps on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A cat sleeps in a flower bed at the Upper Barrakka Gardens on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant FournierA cat sleeps in a flower bed at the Upper Barrakka Gardens on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

People walk past a sculpture in Republic Street Valletta on April 16. Photo: Chris Sant FournierPeople walk past a sculpture in Republic Street Valletta on April 16. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A woman walks past a wooden sculpture in Valletta on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant FounierA woman walks past a wooden sculpture in Valletta on March 16. Photo: Chris Sant Founier

Żaren Bonnici, better known as Tal-Ajkla, speaking in Marsaxlokk on March 12. Photo: Matthew MirabelliŻaren Bonnici, better known as Tal-Ajkla, speaking in Marsaxlokk on March 12. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Grandparents ride on Motorcycles in Valletta as they celebrate the third anniversary since Parliament upheld a proposal to celebrate Jum in-nanniet on March 12. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaGrandparents ride on Motorcycles in Valletta as they celebrate the third anniversary since Parliament upheld a proposal to celebrate Jum in-nanniet on March 12. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A grandfather waves to the camera whilst riding on motorcycle in Valletta celebrating Jum in-nanniet on March 12. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA grandfather waves to the camera whilst riding on motorcycle in Valletta celebrating Jum in-nanniet on March 12. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

HMS Ocean sails out of the Grand Harbour on March 12, after what was probably her last visit to the island prior to being decommissioned in a year’s time. The departure was marked by a gun salute from the Upper Barrakka, in Valletta. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaHMS Ocean sails out of the Grand Harbour on March 12, after what was probably her last visit to the island prior to being decommissioned in a year’s time. The departure was marked by a gun salute from the Upper Barrakka, in Valletta. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

The remains of a bus sign hidden in a tree after a Malta transport bus hit a tree in Pieta on March 15. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaThe remains of a bus sign hidden in a tree after a Malta transport bus hit a tree in Pieta on March 15. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Moviment Graffitti activists surprise the crowd at a Gvern Li Jisma’ public consultation meeting on March 14, staging a symbolic protest against the controversial sale of the ITS site in St George’s Bay to db Group, owner by Silvio Debono. Photo: Moviment GraffittiMoviment Graffitti activists surprise the crowd at a Gvern Li Jisma’ public consultation meeting on March 14, staging a symbolic protest against the controversial sale of the ITS site in St George’s Bay to db Group, owner by Silvio Debono. Photo: Moviment Graffitti

A side of a Malta transport bus is shattered after it hit a tree in Pieta on March 15. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA side of a Malta transport bus is shattered after it hit a tree in Pieta on March 15. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A wrecked yacht rests on the sand in Marsaxlokk on March 15. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA wrecked yacht rests on the sand in Marsaxlokk on March 15. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A passenger plane cruises past the full moon on Sunday evening which bathed the island in bright light. The photo was taken from Għadira Bay on March 12. Photo: Daniela AbdillaA passenger plane cruises past the full moon on Sunday evening which bathed the island in bright light. The photo was taken from Għadira Bay on March 12. Photo: Daniela Abdilla

Pembroke goalkeeper Matthew Calleja Cremona is anticipated by Maximiliano Velasco, the Valletta striker. in a match held at Ta Qali Stadium on March 11. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaPembroke goalkeeper Matthew Calleja Cremona is anticipated by Maximiliano Velasco, the Valletta striker. in a match held at Ta Qali Stadium on March 11. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Birkirkara FC’S Gonzalo Malan (centre) puts Birkirkara ahead against Ħamrun Spartans in a match held at Ta Qali Stadium on March 12. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaBirkirkara FC’S Gonzalo Malan (centre) puts Birkirkara ahead against Ħamrun Spartans in a match held at Ta Qali Stadium on March 12. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

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