UNDERWATER CLEAN-UP ON GOZO

This morning we have had a great clean up of Reqqa Point Billingshurst Cave and by Ghar il Qamh outside of Ghasri Valley Loads of old ladders and pieces of broken steel were brought up by numerous instructors and the participation of most dive centres on the island We thank everyone who helped and should…

Allocated seats on all Ryanair flights as from tomorrow

All Ryanair flights will operate with allocate seats as from tomorrow allowing customers to select their preferred allocated seat when booking or when checking in online with three seat options available the airline said It said that for 10 customers can get priority boarding extra legroom and or faster disembarking They would be able to…

Marbled Electric Ray (Torpedo marmorata)

Torpedo marmorata belongs to the family Torpedinidae from the order Torpediniformes class Chondrichthyes phylum Chordata and kingdom Animalia The Marbled Electric Ray is found in the coastal waters of the eastern Atlantic Ocean from the North Sea to South Africa and all around the Mediterranean Sea This benthic fish inhabits rocky reefs sea grass beds…

FIREWORKS SHOW AT GRAND HARBOUR

Fireworks and light projections lit up the night sky over Grand Harbour yesterday as Malta celebrated a decade of European Union membership Thousands of people crowded vantage points around the historic harbour as fireworks burst over Fort St Angelo the symbol of another milestone in Malta s history and images and colours were projected on…

HAPPY EASTER 2014 !!!

The spirit of Easter is all about Hope Love and Happy living All the best Easter wishes to you and your family from The Atlantis Team

George Cross award anniversary

To honour the brave people I award the George Cross to the Island Fortress of Malta to bear witness to a heroism and devotion that will long be famous in history This proclamation was issued by King George VI on 15 April 1942 to honour the people of Malta The honour bestowed was a sign…

Polyclad Flatworms

Polyclad Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes Class Turbellaria Order Polycladida although not related to molluscs Phylum Mollusca they are often mistaken for sea slugs Order Nudibranchia because of their brilliant colour patterns The genus Prostheceraeus has only two sub categories Prostheceraeus giesbrechtii photo to the left and Prostheceraeus roseus photo to the right They belong to the…

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LESS SLEEP SUNDAY!!!!

Do not forget to set clocks 1 hour ahead at 02 00a m tonight Time changes between Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th March 2014