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Summer Eveneing Walks 2019

Members will be required to show their membership cards prior to

boarding the bus for a walk.

Wednesday, 17th July, 2019
Wied  Garnaw
Meeting place:  Near Scotts Supermarket, Gudja by-pass, Triq Hal Tarxien
Meeting time: 6.00pm.    Walk Starts: 6.15pm.
Public transport:  Buses passing Triq Tal-Barrani, stop on Bus Stop BULEBEL, 81,82,85.
Buses passing Triq Dawret il-Gudja stop on Bus Stop BETTINA, X5, X7.
We start by reaching the renovated Chapel of Santa Lucija Tal-Barrani.  Cross to the frontal medieval narrow road.  Pass Country Castle and soon cross Wied Garnaw.  We go and visit the Chinese Garden of Serenity.  From there we go and pass Gudja Cemetery and ahead visit The Chapel of Santa Marija Ta’ Bir Miftuh.  We pass Gnien il-Qari, and reach one of the Gardens of Sir Alexander Ball.  We return to our cars from more county paths.
Duration: 2.15 hours.

Friday, 9 th August 2019
Dingli Cliffs
Meeting place: Park your cars near Dingli Cemetery, Triq it-Turretta.
Meeting time: 6.00pm. Walking starts: 6.15pm.
Bus numbers 52 and 56 from Valletta, 201 from airport, 181 from Mater Dei
Hospital. Stop on bus stop Turretta
We start by walking through the street by the cemetery, towards the public garden and continue until we reach the cliffs’ edge near the Radar, passing by
Saint Mary Magdalene Chapel, rebuilt in 1646. We proceed on the main road along the Dingli cliffs until we reach the ex Puglisevich Explosive Depot. On our way, on our left, we admire the setting sun, (sunset is at approximately 7.15pm).
We return through a different way passing by the small chapel of St. Paul tal-Pitkal, arriving back to our cars by 8.30pm.
Duration: 2.15 hours.

Thursday, 19th September 2019
Benghajsa Area
Meeting place:  Near Freeport outer gate roundabout, at the end of Triq Hal Far, Kalafrana.
Meeting Time:  4.15pm.    Walk Starts:  4.30pm
Bus nos: 82, 202, X4. Stop on bus stop PAPA.
We start  walking along the wide Freeport road and towards the beautiful Wied ix-Xoqqa.  We continue up by the rocky shore, passing the new Liquigas Plant until we arrive at Fort Benghajsa, built in 1909.  Ahead we turn into Triq il-Fortizza.  Soon we enter into the plateau and on a rocky path and pass an interesting cave.  From there we go in Triq Ghar Hasan and ahead pass the Kuncizzjoni Chapel, built in 1822 and enlarged in 1861/62).
We go down Triq l-Immakulata Kuncizzjoni, turn left into Triq Benghajsa.  Walk to the end and into Triq Hal Far (main road) and back to our transport.

Duration:  2.15 hours.

Liability Disclaimer

The Society and its walk leaders and administrators, do not accept any liability for any loss or damage to property and/or death or bodily injury or illness sustained in the course of the organized walks/activities.  A walk or an event may be changed at the discretion of the Society at any time.

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