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Surrounded by a forest this beautiful hotel has a Classic style and gives you the impression that you are at home. The owners were really friendly. Mr. Iacovos looks after the hotel, and his son Agi is the owner of the Village tavern.
Centrally located in the heart of Platres, a superb family run hotel that you want to …
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 ...
... the left and all the traffic signs are English style. A lot of signs in English but also quite a few in Russian, which says a lot.
The old town is small and has more character and we walked a little through it and then to the brand new marina, which has been designed to have style but, like so many such new creations, succeeds mainly in being twee. Time for a beer before I had to get off to ...
... old picture of Sotiri with his class on the wall. Truly there were many students attending school those years, but nowadays students have to take the bus and go to a neighboring, a much bigger village than Vasa every day. We are truly impressed with what we see, the excellent design of the interior and the well display of the exhibits and precious collection.
Every piece of information is like a gem of its own. ...
... inhabitants nowadays.
The village of Vasa or Vessa (meaning wooded valley) has purely ancient Greek origins. The foundation of the village is related with Ancient Arcadian settlers who came to the island from the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. There used to be an ancient settlement and the Temple of Apollo with the name Vassae in Arcadia in Peloponnese and ruins of a similar temple were found and are ...