The first thing I noticed in Malta were the balconies; colorful, enclosed, wooden, and on every single home. How could you not notice them, they are a staple in the architecture here. So of course I thought I’d write a simple little post on the balconies of Malta accompanied by some photography of said balconies.


I started asking locals what the origins of the enclosed balconies were. Some people said they had no idea, some people said it was for gossiping (a term that I believe got a little lost in translation), and some people said it was Arabic. I had no definitive answer. But I still kept on taking photos of them.

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    What is Ottsworld? It’s my journey! I quit my corporate IT job 2 years ago and said goodbye to blackberries, meetings and New Y…

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