Saturday, 26 January 2013

Snapshots of … Bahrija Valley

Bahrija Valley is an unspoilt natural area situated beneath the quiet village of Bahrija (which means moth). The place makes for a very pleasant walk, especially in Spring, and it one of the few places in Malta where you may catch a glimpse of the elusive freshwater crab. The valley itself has a healthy population of wild plants  and flowers and also stretches of farming land.

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At its far end the valley starts to rise towards the cliffs which plunge down to the sea beneath.

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This is a truly wonderful place for a walk in peaceful surroundings.


  1. Thank you for an enchanting walk and encounter with the crab!

  2. Immensely beautiful walk!
    Love especially the wooden path.


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