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... Paphos... And saw where Aphrodite's rock is situated... We will go back and look at that properly later. We drove straight to Kriton's Dad's apartment for a light meal of fresh cut fruit, bread, olives, haloumi, and the most amazing feta cheese I've ever tasted! What a way to be introduced to Cypriot cuisine .... Delicious! Feta and sliced watermelon is a marriage made ...
Well we had a great time in Cyprus as mentioned, the folk ( in the south ) were great, the villages very picturesque and the weather/scenery nothing short of terrific, some more pics.
The 'Temple of Appollo' dated 2000 years BC, had an acropolis that had imprints in the ground of 64 massive columns some 12 mts high.........but today ( after the mandatory pillaging over 3000 years of course ), only TWO ...
... winter season in Cyprus; the temperature was approximately 22C. As Cyprus is a year round tourism destination, there are flights thro ughout the winter months with five foreign airlines having routes for winter 2013. Travelling from Paphos to Limassol the infrastructure system was good, including good main roads and motorways connecting the two resorts. The CTO (Cyprus Tourism Organisation) explained that Cyprus has invested in major improvements to the infrastructure ...
... tourism arrivals in 2013, this is a decrease on the 2012 visitor numbers which was 2,464,903, this is a decline of 2.4%. This decrease can be associated with the bailout Cyprus received from the EU to rescue its banking system from ruin. There was a lot of coverage from the UK media regarding the EU bailout and as the UK is one of Cyprus’s largest markets seeing this all over the new may have discouraged visitors.
... the Holy Cross where a relic of supposedly a piece of the robe worn by Jesus is housed along with relics of other saints. The village is also known for its wine making skills with many small shops offering free wine tasting. Unfortunately just as we arrived so did a rain storm which forced us to limit our sightseeing as we all had left rainwear on the ship as no rainfall had been in the forecast.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services