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Look closely, and nestled in amongst all the limestone crenellations you’ll see Il-Kamra it-Tonda (the round room), a former WW II pillbox. In the distance is the tiny uninhabited island of Fifla, used for target practice by the British during their occupation of Malta. Today, it’s a nature preserve that hosts several protected plant and animal species, including the breeding grounds for three vulnerable and endangered bird species.

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