A Wealth Of History

The Courtyard

The Courtyard

Walking down any old Maltese winding street with limestone walls and wooden balconies, there are very few clues of what lies within the often crumbling façades. Important houses in Malta were for hundreds of years built to give little indication of what lies inside as it could be dangerous for its affluent owners. Casa Bernard in Rabat is a case in point. Its façade is unpretentious and belies the history, elegance and charm of what is inside. (more…)