Mdina - Qrendi May 2004

A nice walk from Mdina down to Qrendi, some valleys, part of it by the coast, ending the walk near Maqluba.
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13 One of the most complicated networks of cart-ruts is found at "Misrah Ghar, il-Kbir"' limits of Rabat. The site was nicknamed as "Clapham Junction" by David Trump after the complex railway tracks of a London station. The cart-ruts seem to be present everywhere and run in all different directions, covering an area of about 8 hectares or more

13 One of the most complicated networks of cart-ruts is found at "Misrah Ghar, il-Kbir"' limits of Rabat. The site was nicknamed as "Clapham Junction" by David Trump after the complex railway tracks of a London station. The cart-ruts seem to be present everywhere and run in all different directions, covering an area of about 8 hectares or more

36 Il-Maqluba This legend states that there was an evil village just south of the village of Qrendi. The people of that village committed some immoralities and God punished them by an earthquake that engulfed the earth and swallowed the whole village. The large hole is around 25 meters in diameter, and some 48 meters deep.

36 Il-Maqluba This legend states that there was an evil village just south of the village of Qrendi. The people of that village committed some immoralities and God punished them by an earthquake that engulfed the earth and swallowed the whole village. The large hole is around 25 meters in diameter, and some 48 meters deep.

25 Aquaduct near Dar tal-Providenza Siggiewi

25 Aquaduct near Dar tal-Providenza Siggiewi

21 Whoever built it knew what he was doing a job well done

21 Whoever built it knew what he was doing a job well done

34 We arrived at the end of the journey in the village of Qrendi  in an area know as Il-Maqluba near the Chapel dedicated to St Matthew.

34 We arrived at the end of the journey in the village of Qrendi in an area know as Il-Maqluba near the Chapel dedicated to St Matthew.

32 Below us Wied iz-Zurrieq

32 Below us Wied iz-Zurrieq

35 Steps leading down to Maqluba only take you so far then you need a rope to reach the bottom

35 Steps leading down to Maqluba only take you so far then you need a rope to reach the bottom

31 We walked very close to the edge and it's a long way down

31 We walked very close to the edge and it's a long way down

30 It wasn't easy going and we are tired now

30 It wasn't easy going and we are tired now

29 From Ghar Lapsi to wied iz-Zurrieq is a spectacular walk you will see a lot of caves so don't forget to have a good look around.

29 From Ghar Lapsi to wied iz-Zurrieq is a spectacular walk you will see a lot of caves so don't forget to have a good look around.

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