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Great pajaran 2014-05-08 22:44

Dobar dan.
Interesantan tekst o girna sa opisom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast i perspektiva, lepo pokazana stara arhitektura, lepe boje.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, lepo uhvacen trenutak.
Sve najbolje.
Paja.


Good afternoon.
An interesting article about Girna with a description ...
Good time recording, contrast and perspective, well demonstrated old architecture, beautiful colors.
Good work and composition, well captured moment.
All the best.
Paja.

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Old 05-09-2014, 07:51 AM
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Thanks Paja for the encouragement here are some more info.

The Northern part of Malta and on the island of Gozo can be found a lot of giren (plural; singular is: girna). This is stone shelter, mostly in use for sheltering flocks of goats or sheep, with wall enclosures for organising animals. Construction is mostly truncated cone, with roof of gravel, with capstone on the top. Groundplans are circular and square, with typical corbelled construction inside. Some of them are enveloped with stone walls, with final result: step roof.

Very often can be found stairs or ramps to the top, using for drying fruit.

Gordon
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