Travel Blogs from Kyrenia
... to go when I heard some karaoke in the bar next to our villa. I decided to go check it out and my friend Danielle came with me. As we were walking out there we saw through the window they were doing a conga line...so we ran to join in. From here everything I saw happened in less that 5 minutes:
We joined the conga line which went out on to the sidewalk, we did some greek dancing in a row, went back inside as the bartender poured a ...
... turned Selimiye mosque. But it looks like its number of abandoned houses is larger than in Lefkosía, as the Greek-Cypriots call their half.
There is no statuette, no plaque or sign that tells something about this site, and the few passers by are of little help.
"Sorry, no English".
“I don't know”. Surprise in his face.
“It is for ritual”. “Yes, but what kind of ritual?” “I ...
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? ...
... and Greece. A kebab in Istanbul is cheaper than Kyrenia, and Istanbul is pricey for Turkey! However prices still better than UK.
After more pool time (a bit chilly at 5pm in October) we went for a Full Kebab at a recommended restarant in town. For 40TL each we got a mix of a mix kebab and a meze experience. It was good, but could have had more meat such as proper chicken shish.
We had to get a bus from the Northern Cyprus. While walking through the buffer zone, church bells chimed. Not 5 minutes later, the call to prayer started. Even though I don't like it at all, there is something about the Call to Prayer that reminds me of how different life is.
We arrived in Kyrenia at night. Starving, we checked into our hostel, changed, and went in search of dinner. After looking ...
TripAdvisor Reviews British Hotel Kyrenia
Other places to stay in Kyrenia
Iskenderun Caddesi No 14, Kyrenia | 3 star hotelfrom $85
- Good out door facilities, friendly - rooms a bit basic
- Superb Quality
- Very Relaxing
Karaoglanoglu Street, Kyrenia | 3 star hotelfrom $38
Ecevit Caddesi Girne - TRNC, Kyrenia | 5 star hotelfrom $146
102 Kordon Boyu Cad, Kyrenia | 5 star hotelfrom $203
Kordonboyu Ave., Kyrenia | 4 star hotelfrom $117
17 Omer Sami Cosar Sok, Kyrenia | 3 star hotelfrom $43
Mustafa Cagatay Avenue, Kyrenia | Hotelfrom $59
Naci Talat Str, Kyrenia | Hotelfrom $145
Sehit Fehmi Ercan Sok No 5, Kyrenia | 5 star hotelfrom $220
Mete Adanir cad. No:1, Kyrenia | Hotelfrom $89
Cl Ziya Rizki Street, Kyrenia | Hotelfrom $102