The Ship Inn
Travel Blogs from Kyrenia
... decorated. The food was excellent, the service impeccable and the staff super. Cornelius and Lili are discreet, observant and show up the moment the customer needs something. They work fast and accurate and they deserve a big bravo.
WI FI: Free wireless high speed internet with access in the entire hotel.
SPECIAL FACILITIES: The hotel prides for its banqueting and conference spaces which are ideal for business meetings or special events.
The buildings which have been restored, date back to the end of the 18th century and are typical examples of traditional Cypriot urban architecture.
The main Tourist Information Centre is also out here where walking tours around the city centre start on Mondays, Thursdays and ...
... But you also pay only one third of the price, and for only one night, it is just fine for us.
We also tried couch surfing, which we already described. Living with local people and receive their hospitality is really nice. But of course you can not do this, when you don't know, where you'll end up next day.
Yesterday we tried a hostel. Not quite a hotel, but close. It's a commercial place, like a youth hostel, but then for grown ups. The good thing is, that you normally ...
... locals, even knock on their doors if something attracts my attention.
My first stop is at the small factory of the village a few steps from the hotel I stay. Here they produce ‘loukoumia’. The lady tells me that I should return the following morning when they work on the mixture but unfortunately I am leaving early tomorrow so I will miss it. Well, it is here that I find my little companion who agrees to accompany me as far as the Museum ...
... tension you can never be too sure.
It took us a couple of hours to get near to the border control which has a UN buffer zone running between the north side and south side so we were very excited to see UN soldiers with light blue hats and enter a UN zone for the first time. The border control was an large shelter and we were strongly advised that no photos to be taken and to expect a long wait as the TRNC like to make it inconvient for visitors ...