The Land Called Island

Shahid Qayyum
Mar 31, 2020 · 5 min read

My reviews of a trip to an an idyllic island tucked away in the center of the Mediterranean blues — Malta.

Photo by François Kaiser on Unsplash

An island, by definition, is a land mass completely surrounded by water. Going by imagination and the hundreds of cartoon sketches one sees, it is a place where a marooned sea man is seen standing under the lone palm tree hurling a message bottle into the sea or waving his ragged shirt to a distant ship looking…