November 16, 2015

Both sunrises and sunsets are amazing in Cyprus and reading Victoria Hislop’s “Sunrise” here makes one understand better what happened in the summer of 1972 in Famagusta – the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean and the drama of the people from both sides – the Greek and the Turkish before and during the island’s split. An amazing story on love, respect, and trust which keeps you awake days after you turn the last page.

Cyprus Museum

November 13, 2015

The Cyprus Museum (also known as the Cyprus Archaeological Museum) is the oldest and largest archaeological museum in Cyprus. A day in there is a walk back in time – to 7,000, 3,000 years … BC. The marble statue of Aphrodite from Soli just reminding you what the island is most famous for :-)

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Forms & Shades

October 28, 2015

Nature never stops surprising me with unique shades, forms and colours in every part of the world. Conifer cones that look like hand painted, flowers refracting the morning dew, magnificent trees.

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Machairas Monastery

October 26, 2015

Driving up to Machairas Monastery where legend has it that an unknown hermit smuggled one of the 70 icons said to have been painted by Luke the Apostle from Asia Minor, one passes by numerous charming churches and chapels, each with its own unique atmosphere 

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October 24, 2015

Some 30-minutes drive from Nicosia one gets to the northern coast and Kyrenia and the place is indeed a gem to see and stroll around. A small city that abounds in cultural festivals and has three universities: Girne American University, the University of Kyrenia and the British University of Nicosia.

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Ayia Napa

October 22, 2015

Ayia Napa – “ayia” meaning “holy” in Greek – is a fabulous resort on southern coast of Cyprus. Pristine waters and fine sands make a day at the beach a memorable experience.

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