The Pendeli Hotel
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Lovely drive with Geoff and Amanda to Lefkosia (Nikosia) where we crossed the Turkish border. We did some shopping and had a drink of fresh lemonade at one of the cafes in the Suk.
We then drove to the Mall for some lunch before heading to Lefkara, a small village in the mountains famous for their lace and silver.
We got home after six, got changed and went to dinner in the town of Lemesol at TGIF.
It's so much fun being with Geoff, Amanda and ...
Up early for an 8.30 start. A very good breakfast buffet. In a meeting until 2 when we stopped for some lunch. A buffet again but not so exciting.
In the afternoon, one of the Cypriots, Doros, drove Tony and me into and around Limassol. In many ways Limassol resembles a cross between Benidorm and Blackpool. A long strip of beach front bars and restaurants, few of which are that appealing, but they ...
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 ...
... which they shared.
We met Sotiri who showed us around. He used to be one of the teachers of this school many years back and has now retired but still wants to keep busy. He is proud like everyone else with the collection of so important documents, books, photos and hand written scripts. He speaks with pride when he refers to the result of the work beeing done and the Museum. Among the many photos there is ...