The Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Famagusta
... our mouths from the bottle, everyone got up on tables and danced (so logically we did too) and then we went back to the villa to tell everyone else to come over. At first they did not believe us (I mean, we could hardly believe we did all that as well!)
We ended the night with a bunch of dancing and karaoke at the bar where we also met some new friends from the UK who were there for a wedding. Around 3 am we all jumped in the pool ...
... turned Selimiye mosque. But it looks like its number of abandoned houses is larger than in Lefkosía, as the Greek-Cypriots call their half.
There is no statuette, no plaque or sign that tells something about this site, and the few passers by are of little help.
"Sorry, no English".
“I don't know”. Surprise in his face.
“It is for ritual”. “Yes, but what kind of ritual?” “I ...
Old tubes block a stretch of the tarmac, creating a spot where you're not supposed to park your car. So children can play there. But when is playtime? Public space is confiscated for private enterprise, like building a boat. Isn't that an odd place to build a boat: in the center of a walled city within a city that is miles and miles away from the sea?
Today we ventured out again in our rental car, following closely behind Philip, Alison, Sadie and Summer, to the historic, walled city of Famagusta. Founded in 300 BC as a fishing village, it contains many impressive ruins in a lovely seaside setting.
We ventured through the city, stopping in Saint Nicholas Cathedral, now Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, as evidenced by its minaret added on the cathedral tower. We also looked in on some other church ruins and the remaining wall ...
... bit confused someone will ask you if you need help so I reckon my resting face must be one of absolute confusion because when I walked over to the north in Nicosia one time, I was inundated with offers of help whether I needed it or not. It's not my fault. Sometimes I try smiling but this just seems to freak people out even more, they wonder why the pierced chick is baring her teeth at them.
Omg can I not get through ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services