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Farewell to Beauty

One last morning on beautiful Cyprus, revisiting Kato Pafos with its wonderful mosaics and beautiful  flowers before heading to the airport and waving goodbye to old friends and new.   Fittingly, our plane flew along the coast giving us one…

14 Mar 2015

Sea and Sky

Today was all about sea and sky. The morning was so beautiful that we went out for an early morning walk to photograph the old shipwreck just off the coast near our apartment. Later we drove up the  coast to…

13 Mar 2015

Beauty, Born and Celebrated

Aphrodite rose up from the sea amongst the rocks just off the  coast of Cyprus. Under blue skies and banks of clouds,  we sought out the goddess and the places where she was honoured and revered. This veneration has been…

12 Mar 2015

Traveling the Backroads

Today was as grey as yesterday was sunny. We decided to drive up into the Troodos mountains to search out some frescoes in old churches. It was a delicious treat just being together, cosy, warm, and dry in the comfort…

11 Mar 2015

Walking Back in Time

Our walk today took us back through layers of time. We spent hours exploring the Kato Pafos Archaeological Park where art, history, and culture weave across centuries and give us clues to the people who left their footprints on the…

10 Mar 2015

Arrival in Cyprus

Many miles traveled today, but not many steps walked.  We flew from England to Cyprus, completing a journey that was interrupted by war some 42 years ago when I was a student travelling in the Middle East. It was worth…

09 Mar 2015

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