A Mediterranean Fish Market: The Marsaxlokk Market in Malta

A negotiation over fresh fish at the Marsaxlokk Market

On a Sunday morning in Malta, colors, sounds, and smells all fought for my attention. Walking through the traditional fish market in Marsaxlokk, a basket of rich, purple eggplants caught my eye, but soon I was distracted by a fisherman slicing off salmon steaks. Remarking on huge heads of broccoli, a crate of fish fresh from the boat was piled for display. Local ladies rushed for the ... Read Full Article

Malta Tourist Information

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The little country of Malta, a member of the European Union, consists of a series of Mediterranean islands located 90k south of Sicily, Italy. This densely populated country holds an incredible variety of attractions for visitors, from prehistoric temple ruins to art festivals to scuba diving. It’s surrounded by clear waters and is sunny most of the time—hot in summer, mild in winter. Passports ... Read Full Article