Category Archives: Group Walks

Borġ in-Nadur, Wied Żembaq and Wied Qoton

This Harrison Lewis walk was led by Barbara. Although we started by the sea at St George’s bay, Birżebbuġa this was a country walk exploring the quiet valleys of Wied Żembaq (“Jasmine Valley”) and Wied Qoton (“Cotton Valley”. Our first … Continue reading

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Valetta: Around the Laparelli Bastions

This was a Harrison Lewis group walk led by Andy and Jenny. We circumnavigated Valletta, for most of the way keeping close to the original city bastions. In addition to a great deal of money, Pope Pius V sent to … Continue reading

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Għar Lapsi Circuit

This was a Harrison Lewis group walk which was led by Dianne and myself. We had agonised somewhat over the route, which was quite challenging We almost called it off the day before because rain was forecast and we were … Continue reading

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Xemxija Hill and Mistra Bay

This Harrison Lewis walk was led by Anne. The route was from Xemxija, at the innermost point of St Paul’s Bay, up onto the hill behind the village, where we encountered a range of interesting features: 3 Punic/Roman apiaries Arguably … Continue reading

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Red Tower & Paradise Bay

This was another excellent Harrison Lewis walk led by James. We met at the St Agatha’s Tower, more commonly referred to as the Red Tower. This tower is more like a mini-fort, built in the style of the Wignacourt Towers, … Continue reading

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Cottonera Lines

This Harrison Lewis group walk was led by Colin whose intimate knowledge of the area made for a fascinating journey. We met at the Cospicua bus terminus outside the new main gate into Birgu. We followed the perimeter of the … Continue reading

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Bajda Ridge

This was another enjoyable Harrison Lewis walk led by Carol and Caroline. We met at Golden Bay and walked up the Western end of the Bajda Ridge (“White Ridge”, though it is not named on current Malta maps). This is … Continue reading

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Baħrija-Mtaħleb Circuit

This was a circular Harrison Lewis walk from Baħrija and was led by Brian and Sue. We visited the site of the bronze age village at the crag of Il-Qlejħa before lunching with fantastic views over the Wied Miġra l-Ferħa … Continue reading

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Around Wardija

The Harrison Lewis walking group is a small group of walkers in Malta, limited in size so that numbers on any walk rarely exceed the teens. They are named after the group’s founder, Harrison Lewis, who is often erroneously referred … Continue reading

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