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Travel Blogs from Alsancak - Karavas
... beaches in the Mediterranean, and it was! For just 5 euros we took an hour bus ride to the coast and checked in to our villa. It was two stories with 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, and a huge living room, balcony, and a private pool! There were 4 beds upstairs, and 3 downstairs, with 2 couches. To top it off, the beach was a terribly long 3 minute walk from our front door....We were in paradise.
The first night we were having trouble figuring ...
... looking forward to getting back home. We can then prepare ourselves for our next trek where it will be considerably cooler. The hotel is still very busy with Dutch and German guests and their little kinders - Grrrr - the large main pool is full of the little darlings with their various blow up water thingies while the much smaller children's pool is taken up with 6foot plus young man and girlfriend on their blow up thingies! ...
... Turkish, she can hardly speak the language. She has spoken Greek all her life. Because of the partition she was more or less forced to learn to speak Turkish, but she was too old for that. We have always lived together, Turkish and Greek Cypriots. I don’t understand why we are told to hate each other. It is almost forty years now, that we are separated. I am getting old. I hope that before I die, we’ll be one country ...
Most of the walled city of Lefkosa is like a Mediterranean village; streets are empty most of the day. Except for the tourist routes. But there are signs of "things that are going to happen or that might happen if you don't take precautions". There are chairs at the side of the road, but what time will someone come out of the house to sit and watch time float by? ...
... us as well, and since I had no idea what was
going on I probably sounded like a bit of a smartass. With all of us being
rather sympathetic grumpy cheered up a bit and we all ended up getting along
That was pretty much it for Cyprus. I took my time on
deciding what my next destination would be, before finally settling on
Istanbul. I can’t wait to share the stories that come from the first Muslim
country of my trip. Turkey is next.