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The ‘girna’ is a sort of hut found in the Maltese countryside. The interior of these huts is inevitably dome­shaped, but the exterior takes on a variety of forms - circular, oval, square, rectangular. There are 'double' giren, and giren surround­ed by a buttressing wall. Others have a second storey built on top. Some are even incorporat­ed into rubble walls, though these are small and only suitable for sheltering one or two per­sons.

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  • Copyright: gordon micallef (geminii) (21)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-12-28
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/6.4, 1/600 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-05-08 12:50
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