Gozitans Mourn The Loss Of 150 Year-Old Landmark
Seems like the concrete jungle is coming to the sister island.
The historic lead-up to Donald Trump's has dominated headlines everywhere.
Meanwhile, in Gozo, something which was met with even more universal shock was the destruction of an innocent 150-year-old building.
Meet the iconic blue-doored house of Qbajjar.
Well, beautiful photos like these by J.J.P. Zammit are the only way you can really meet it now, because yesterday, the house was demolished. Standing for over 150 years and becoming a timeless landmark for many generations, a photo was uploaded to Facebook yesterday morning showing the demolishing taking place.
Many took to Facebook to lament what they couldn't help but feel was the end of an era:
But while reading all the comments only continued to sadden us and make us fear for the impeding concrete future, at least this comment sums up nostalgia and loss perfectly: