Travel Blogs from Kakopetria
... beaches in the Mediterranean, and it was! For just 5 euros we took an hour bus ride to the coast and checked in to our villa. It was two stories with 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, and a huge living room, balcony, and a private pool! There were 4 beds upstairs, and 3 downstairs, with 2 couches. To top it off, the beach was a terribly long 3 minute walk from our front door....We were in paradise.
The first night we were having trouble figuring ...
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?
... I look for, that of the Archangel Michael, I pass by twice before I realise it is that small structure on the corner. Its walls are covered with beautiful paintings. Alas, taking photographs of the interiors is not allowed in any of the churches.
Another, the chapel of Panagia in Moutoulla, stands in splendid isolation on a hill, but is closed. Nobody around to ask for keys. The largest is ...
... Afxentiou remained in the hideout for 48 hours with 5 other men and the British were unable to establish his whereabouts despite intensive searches.
On a recent trip I had in the Monastery of Machairas I visited the hideout where the British forces surrounded Afxentiou in 1957 and killed him.
http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-en tries/greekcypriot/7/1297797126/tpod.ht ...
they suddenly fall into enternal sleep
and go on dreaming.
Whereas hope weaves wings
on their souls,
angels’ dreams weave their
immortal souls themselves.
One who truly loved an
angel upon their earlthly
encounter, lives forever
in that angel’s ...