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... aren’t great though apart from around the Paralimni – Protaras area on the south east coast. Mostly they are grey sand or stones. And in many places there are no beaches – just a rocky coast line- so it’s swimming off the rocks. But the Med is like a bath so finding a safe place to take a dip proved to be no problem.
My trip initially took me west towards Limassol, 50km away. But I only just made it ...
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 ...
... I tasted a couple while here. “Magiristsa” the Easter traditional soup was superb and I also tasted “salmadakia” which was the dish of the day that was just as good.
I was amazed that instead of having biscuits from the market, the new cook makes cakes and biscuits herself which accompany the afternoon tea or coffee upon request and are even served at breakfast.
Instead of the continental buffet in the morning, the new cook asks ...
... 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 ...