The Pendeli Hotel
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A symbol of Paphos rich heritage.
The famed fort's name, Saranta Kolones (forty columns) originates from the fact that the castle was originally built on the base of 40 columns.
The Lusignans built the forty columns in the 13th century, where previously a ...
... The establishment was dedicated to the God of Medicine, Asklipios, whose priests were famed for their healing skills and extreme dedication.
The Agora in English means market. Agora is estimated to have been constructed in the middle of the 2nd century AD, in a squared structure measuring 95 metres x 95 metres with colonnaded ...
... protect the harbor but was destroyed due of an earthquake in the year 1222.
The Castle was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th century.
These days, it serves as a background for the annual open-air Paphos cultural festival, which takes place in September.
Walking the Kalidonia Trail
My friends Mary and Rob have never walked the Kalidonia Trail before and I assure them they won't be disappointed. The trail is easy and we can cover it in 2 hours.
We have water and some fruit along. The time we set off is kind of late because usually people walk the trail much earlier. On the way we come across people at the opposite direction but none is behind. It is lunchtime so I guess everyone is somewhere ...
What a wonderful awakening the bird-call is!!
I stay in bed enjoying all this singing outside my window and it is as if the birds in the neighborhood are giving an early concert this morning. It is actually the first strike of dawn. I remain in bed for the next 3 hours enjoying my morning serenate.
The other guests who are Italians are already up much earlier and by the time I have my shower they are already in the back garden ...