I invite you to have a look at the map of Cyprus – looks a bit like an electric guitar, don’t you think!? You will notice 5 main points sticking out of the “body” of this guitar. Starting from Nicosia and going clockwise: The long Karpasia peninsula, Cape Greco between Paralimni and Ayia Napa, the … More No25. Cavo Gre.at
I can’t stress enough how beautiful Cyprus becomes in the spring! Knowing how the island heats and dries up in the summer, makes the experience of the colors, scents and sights of the spring season even more precious. Among the flowers that bloom in March are the Anemone Coronaria and the Tulipa Cypria, which in … More No24. LaLe Land
It sounds gross, but in fact’s this is one of the best spots for giving your eyes a treat. Where? Well, right up Sotira’s nose!! Not any regular nose, though. Moutti tis Sotiras (Sotira’s nose in word-word translation from Cypriot Greek or Sotira’s Peak to be exact) is the highest spot on the combined Adonis … More No13. Right up Sotira’s nose
Yes, it does! With its height of 1952 meters, the Troodos (pronounced Tró-o-dos) mountain range receives the majority of snow flakes falling on the island between December and March*, with the Pentadaktylos/Besparmak range (of 1024 meters height) receiving a sprinkle (that melts usually within 2 days) if the conditions are right. Chionístra or Ólympos are … More No12. FAQ: Does it snow in Cyprus?
This could be a post about the long-standing rivalry between the Apoel and Omonia football teams (both based in Nicosia) … but it’s not. It’s about the yellow and green colors that dominate the outdoor scenery of the island between January and April every year. This is when Cyprus wears its best costume (the more … More No7. Of Yellows and Greens
Fear not, dear reader! No lives are threatened by this post!!! I want to share with you the excitement I feel every time I am exploring Cyprus countryside and I run into a herd of goats. It might be because I’m a Capricorn, it might also be because the sound of the goats’ bells is … More No6. For whom the bell tolls
“What do you see when you look up!?” In Cyprus, it could be the blue sky, it could be the mountains, it could be ancient ruins, it could be beautiful Venetian balconies. Many times I wonder how flowers would respond to this question, if they had a human voice. I try to find answers using … More No2. Looking upwards