Travel Blogs from Lefkara, Cyprus

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THE PICTURESQUE VILLAGE OF LEFKARA -videos, Pano Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

THE PICTURESQUE VILLAGE OF LEFKARA -videos

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... feel this unique moving moment. We are out in the streets and free to have a stroll in this beautiful picturesque village of Lefkara. My Greek friends are interested to see this popular embroidery, others want to visit the museum, while some wait for the ...

A FIKARDOU HOUSE  - 2 videos Cyprus, FIKARDOU -NICOSIA, Cyprus travel blog

A FIKARDOU HOUSE - 2 videos Cyprus

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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THE CYPRIOT TRADITIONAL HOUSE AT FIKARDOU We are walking through the narrow alleys of the village, and I am taking photos. After the morning rain, the sun is out and everything looks so shiny and clean. It is an excellent moment to take photos, but ...

Archontiko Papadopoulou Restaurant - Kornos, Kornos, Cyprus travel blog

Archontiko Papadopoulou Restaurant - Kornos

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... Cyprus where you can taste any kind of this drink by glass. (Commandaria is an amber-coloured dessert wine produced in Cyprus since 4.000 years ago). In the cellar there are more than 2.000 bottles of exclusively Cypriot premium wines (different labels) ...

Aghios Minas Convent (15th Century), Kato Drys, Cyprus travel blog

Aghios Minas Convent (15th Century)

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... is very popular on the island because it is a 15th century convent. It is in a short distance to the south west from Lefkara and very near the village of Kato Drys. Inisde the convent visitors are not allowed to take photos. I usually obey, but the ...

KATO DRYS - Saint Neofytos, Panoramic view, Kato Drys, Cyprus travel blog

KATO DRYS - Saint Neofytos, Panoramic view

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... houses. I love the mushroom dish Eleni prepared for me, and Trachana soup which is considered to be the national soup of Cyprus and is very nutricious. I love this soup and usually we add small pieces of halloumi in it a couple of minutes before ...

LEFKARA  can easily be called -A Living Museum!, Pano Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

LEFKARA can easily be called -A Living Museum!

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... of the villages I love. It is charming and quiet. I can easily call it –a living museum! Of course I have written about Lefkara on entries of a previous visit but I will just add a few lines in case somebody reads this and wants to know a few ...

Lefkara Event, and my Dinner the night before!, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Lefkara Event, and my Dinner the night before!

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... others have delayed a lot.  Probably they are those who already know that they don’t have any chance of winning. We reach Lefkara and Kleopatra introduces me to some people who are also in charge of all this, and I tell her that I shall meet ...

Gabriel's House in Kato Drys, Kato Drys, Cyprus travel blog

Gabriel's House in Kato Drys

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... I recommend visitors who come to Greece spend at least two or three days in such houses before going back. Many tourists think that Cyprus is a summer destination.  Well, it is not. Out of the experience I have since I was born and brought up here, ...

My stay at the Lefkara Hotel and Restaurant, Kato Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

My stay at the Lefkara Hotel and Restaurant

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... http://lefkarahotels.com/index.php?section=hotel An Elegant Agro-hotel with a Distinctive Character! On my recent trip to Cyprus I decided to include "Lefkara" in my travel guides and for this reason I had to pick a hotel for 3 days. I found the village ...

Visiting the Museum of Folk Art in Pano Lefkara, Pano Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Visiting the Museum of Folk Art in Pano Lefkara

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... , so this was one of the reasons! Ok….since she talks in a polite way, I can understand her. Anyway, somebody who visits Lefkara should surely come to the Folklore museum. There is not much to see I can say, but at least the courtyard is really ...

Pano Lefkara Architecture!, Pano Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Pano Lefkara Architecture!

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... a photo.  I am glad that I have many sets of these authentic Lefkaritika pieces which my Mum bought from a woman in Lefkara years ago. These ladies spend endless hours to finish these masterpieces. Many tourists are scattered here and there, some in ...

Kato Drys Medieval village with Character & Style!, Kato Drys, Cyprus travel blog

Kato Drys Medieval village with Character & Style!

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... that there must be about 130 permanent inhabitants. Gabriel tells me that many of the owners of these houses don’t live in Cyprus but they visit the village each year and the majority of them plan to return to the village one day and restore their ...

Local Agricultural Museum -Upper floor,Kato Drys, Kato Drys, Cyprus travel blog

Local Agricultural Museum -Upper floor,Kato Drys

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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Local Agricultural Museum – Upper Room As we approach the Local Agricultural Museum my friend Gabriel tells me that in the past this building belonged to his grandparents, Gabriel and Eleni Papachristoforou. The heirs donated the building to the ...

Kato Drys,  At an Orchard, Kato Drys, Cyprus travel blog

Kato Drys, At an Orchard

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... I take a photo of the Monastery of Aghios Minas, and also the orchards in the area which are full of orange and tangerine trees. The sky is partly cloudy but it is a warm and pleasant day and I feel happy to be out here in the countryside in Cyprus. ...

Agricultural Museum -ground floor, Kato Drys, Kato Drys, Cyprus travel blog

Agricultural Museum -ground floor, Kato Drys

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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We enter the ground floor and I am in a very big room which in Greek is called "dichoro" which means two areas. The division of room by the arch in the main room serves both as a living room, a sitting room and a room actually for anything The arch ...

Visiting the Cyprus Delight Workshop in Lefkara, Pano Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Visiting the Cyprus Delight Workshop in Lefkara

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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The workshop of the Cypriot delights - Ta Orea Lefkara. This is where I spotted my little friend Thodoris….and my companion for the following few hours. It is a family run business and the company belonged to the great grandfather Mr. Gramvides. ...

Kato Drys -

Kato Drys - "Gabriel's House"

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... I recommend visitors who come to Greece spend at least two or three days in such houses before going back. Many tourists think that Cyprus is a summer destination.  Well, it is not. Out of the experience I have since I was born and brought up here, ...

Lefkara and the Beautiful Countryside in Spring, Pano Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Lefkara and the Beautiful Countryside in Spring

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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More about Lefkara The beauty of the countryside in spring in Cyprus is awesome. I am adding more on the information about Lefkara in this entry. I am having a short ride in the countryside with Babis, the manager of the hotel, who after our visit to ...

My Guide of Lefkara  -April /2012, Pano Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

My Guide of Lefkara -April /2012

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... 5 links below are a complete guide of Lefkara and they are also included on my Cyprus #4 Guide. . The Hotel I stayed at in Lefkara: http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/greekcypriot/19/1336257388/tpod.html "Lefkaritika Kentimata" ...

Spending the First Night at Lefkara, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Spending the First Night at Lefkara

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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 ATTENDING THE WEDDING CEREMONY OF A RELATIVE The first night in Cyprus I spent it at Lefkara with my sister.  We attended the wedding of a relative earlier that first afternoon and after the ceremony and the reception party was over around ...

My stay at the Lefkara Hotel and Restaurant, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

My stay at the Lefkara Hotel and Restaurant

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... or Greece but from European countries as well. Wi Fi Internet is fast and free here so this is again something I count a lot on. Lefkara is a “Must Visit” village with much history. It used to be the biggest and one of the major towns in ...

“Lefkaritika Kentimanta”, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

“Lefkaritika Kentimanta”

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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"Lefkaritika Kentimanta" - Lefkara Embroidery I love staying at the Lefkara Hotel and Restaurant when I am out here and I don't change it for any other. I honestly feel like home. I am free in the morning until midday so I don’t want to rush. I have ...

LEFKARA - Architecture and Distinctive Character, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

LEFKARA - Architecture and Distinctive Character

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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Ambling round the Narrow Cobble-stone Alleys of Pano Lefkara I have visited Lefkara again and again and each time I discover that there are still neighborhoods that I have not seen. It is not only the lace and silverware that makes it popular but its ...

Lefkara Municipality Easter Event, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Lefkara Municipality Easter Event

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... information for tomorrow's trip to Larnaca. I need somebody to inform me correctly of the exact time the bus comes to Lefkara. Unfortunately most Cypriots have no idea of bus timetables –just a few pensioners who never had driving licence in their ...

Virtual Tour to Lefkara and the Lace Embroidery, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Virtual Tour to Lefkara and the Lace Embroidery

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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I have a nice video which I borrowed from the Municipality of Lefkara Pages with English Subtitles. Believe me it is worth waiting for a few seconds to have it downloaded. Lefkara should be included in your –Must Visit places! The Municipality ...

Pavlis House, Agioi Vavatsinias, Cyprus travel blog

Pavlis House

A travel blog entry by witsinkw

This is where we are going to be staying for our first 3 nights. It's called PAVLIS HOUSE and is in the village of Agioi Vavatsinias, near ...

Limassol - Lefkara - Larnaca, Cyprus, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Limassol - Lefkara - Larnaca, Cyprus

A travel blog entry by inallin

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... glance.The mountains were covered with few trees, there was not a cloud.   Just as we arrived at the village of Lefkara, which is famous for its original lace called Lefkaritica and embroidery, we entered a souvenir shop.  I had a chat with ...

Lefkara, Lefkara, Cyprus travel blog

Lefkara

A travel blog entry by 10a

Lefkara: lace & silver kerkje: M candle no pay Monastery of Stavrovouni (alleen mannen), lunch op ...

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