Travel Blogs from Lapta
THE OLD VILLAGE
I take the stony path through the old village where as I mentioned in the previous entry the foundations of these very old houses are built on huge stones.
The days I am here, I have endless talks with the person who is behind the idea and support for the preservation of the old village. Mr. Yianni Aristides, ...
... bed which proved comfortable enough, it was spacious but it was standard. These standard rooms have nothing in common with the suites as I have seen photos on their web site. Perhaps I will be luckier on my next visit!
Internet in the room was mostly fast with times when it was slow as well. I never used the air conditioning or the heating unit as there was no need to, so I cannot comment on either.
The balcony was O.K. but it overlooked a narrow road ...
... and I wasn't tempted to buy anything.
The complex is a central commercial point and hosts several art galleries, handicraft and souvenir shops, restaurants and coffee shops.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 13:00, 16:00 to 19:00.
Remains closed on Sundays. ...
Inside the City Walls of Nicosia
The Traditional Neighbourhood of Nicosia is a popular pedestrian touristy area with narrow winding streets combining residential houses with craft shops and tavernas.
A favourite stroll for tourists for shopping –mostly Cypriot souvenirs and ...
... boring. Disappointing even. Huh.
Walk the 10mins to the hotel through the back streets. It's hot. Oh yes. It's very hot. 38C even. Thankful for a nice cold air-conditioned room. And promptly fall asleep for a few hours. You'll have realised by now, there's a direct correlation between an overnight train and a good old afternoon nap. I have been travelling for 18hrs on little sleep.....that's my excuse....what's yours?