As a traveler by heart and geologist by trade, Aaron traveled to an archipelago shaped entirely by limestone and tucked away in the Mediterranean Sea -- the islands of Malta.
From the surrounding reefs that have grown where limestone is plentiful…
to the layered limestone that makes up the sweeping coastline...
to the ancient temples const’rock’ted entirely of free-standing limestone...
Malta is filled with a’stone’ishing views in all directions.
With its islands lying at the crossing of Europe and Africa, Malta has a long history influenced by Malta’ple ancient European and African cultures. With this criss-cross of cultural influence, the Maltese cross has become a symbol for the country...
So Traveler Aaron brought a piece of this country a’cross one more ocean to share with you too.
Here’s to the a’stone’ishing islands of Malta and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
PS. Plus a few fabric finds from other travelers to keep the Taaluma collection Malta'plying...
Photos: Malta by Taaluma Traveler Aaron John.
The beauty of Nepal will take your breath away.
However, lack of proper waste management in Nepal is beginning to degrade some of that beauty. In many places, around 70% of waste is dumped in rivers or burned on the side of the road. This has contributed to pollution and disease in Nepal’s communities.
It is Taylor’s mission to change that.
The Middle East is known for its ancient history, vast deserts, and religious roots.
From being caught in the pyramid-dle of history in Cairo, to taking in the Israeli great views of Jerusalem, to resting on the Abu’ndant sands of Abu Dhabi.
It’s been 8 years since the idea for Taaluma Totes was born while on a life-changing trip to Uganda.
Since then, we’ve been able to fund 41 microloans for small business owners living in Uganda.
From Moses, a 24-year-old coffee farmer who used his loan to buy mulch.