The Ottoman rule in Cyprus between 1571-1878 unsurprisingly led to the appearance of a number of public baths (hamams) for the cleansing, relaxation and social networking of the people of that time. Both of the two hamams which are still in operation within the walled city of Nicosia – the Omerye Hamam and the Grand … More No20. Hamammmm
Cyprus grows its own bananas!!? Yes sir, we do!! The story goes – somewhat – like this: When Nature was deciding where to allow the growth of bananas in Cyprus, she opened a map of the island, closed her eyes, and placed her finger on …. the Kissonerga and Peyia villages in Paphos District! That … More No9. Bananas baby!