|3 OCTOBER||A site visit to the megaliths at Iklin and Ta’ Raddiena,
will be followed by a tour to Santa Margherita Area l/o Mosta and cart-ruts
near Mosta Fort.
Meeting Place:- Lija Belvedere (Tower in front of church )at 2.00 pm
|24 OCTOBER||A walk to the San Niklaw cave settlement, Razzett tax-Xjaten,
Mellieha Bypass tombs and the extensive system of cart-ruts in the area
including a pair to be found at Ghadira Bay.
Meeting Place:- Mellieha Church at 2.00pm
|28 OCTOBER||Mr. Emi Farrugia and Mr. Joseph Caruana will give a talk
entitled "Underwater World War I/II wrecks around the Maltes Islands".
Meeting Place:- British Legion, Melita Street, Valletta at 6.30 pm
|7 NOVEMBER||The group will visit il-Qala tal-Pellegrin to see the
cart-ruts, the megalithic remains and the remains of a Roman building.
If time permits there will be a visit to the Kuncizzjoni Temple
Meeting Place:- Mgarr Church at 2.00 pm
|21 NOVEMBER||The cart-ruts and punic tombs at Mtarfa will be visited
after a tour to the St. Agatha catacombs and the medieval chapel at Sancir.
Meeting Place:- Roman Villa at 9.30 am
|12 DECEMBER|| END OF MILLENIUM WALK:- VISIT 50 TOMBS BEFORE CALLING
IT A DAY
Details later on
The group is planning to publish its own journal in the near future. If you wish to contribute any articles or photographs of significant archaeological interest you are kindly requested to contact the group by e-mail.
The group issued a press release in August urging the
authorities concerned to protect and conserve the Ghar ta’ L-Iburdan site
in the limits of Rabat. GAM had visited the site on 11/10/98 and things
appear to have gone to the worse since then!
Other activities not organised by the group
World Tourism Day
All the Museums will be open on the 27 th September as part of the activities organised for this day. You may take this opportunity to visit free a number of archaeological sites and museums that we have on our islands.
The Inquisitor’s Palace, St. Lawrence Church and other places of cultural interest will be open on the 25 - 26 th September as part of the Birgufest.
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