Maritsa Lodge Kakopetria
Travel Blogs from Kakopetria
Sorry it has been a while! It has been crazy busy the past few days! So where to begin?!
Well, there just so happened to be a Septemberfest right here in Nicosia (which is a lot like Octoberfest...). We went two nights in row! I tried a few different beers, including my favorite one which was called Cannabia. The first night we saw a band playing rock Greek music. It was definitely new and interesting, but the second night was the ...
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 ...
... seemed closed next to a little cemetery. I was all set to go to another monastery that was in the guidebook when the sign said Kykkos in the other direction, so I turned. Signage in Cyprus has been generally excellent. There are blue signs for towns and brown signs for sites. There are big blue signs (or are they green) with arrows to various towns and distance in kms given. Then after the turn, there are signs with the destination ...
... of Cyprus from British colonial rule.
His room was directly behind the police station of the village where British soldiers were also situated, and from there he was able to follow their every move.
I am impressed with the 2 hideouts, one of which was under a staircase, and the other was under ...
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