Category Archives: Cyprus

Cyprus Log: Skouriotissa

“Ah! La Iglesia!” A smile creased the stern face of the Paraguayan guard at the sentry post. In his hands he held my little album of pictures open to the one with my mother standing beside the little old church … Continue reading

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Cyprus Log: Paphos

Before I tell you about our Sunday trip to visit archaeological sites on the southwest coast, let me tell you that Nicosia’s English newspaper, the Cyprus Mail, had an extensive article about our trip in Sunday’s edition. CLICK HERE to … Continue reading

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Cyprus Log: The Troodos Mountains

Andreas Philipou picked us up in his sturdy jeep and we crammed into the back jump seats to join a couple from Britain and a man from France. Stan – the Brit – had been part of the UN forces … Continue reading

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Cyprus Log: Arrival

The sleek new Airbus 321 rescued us from a six-hour purgatory in the labyrinth of Charles DeGaulle airport (so much arrogance over so little… even the croissants were cold and stale) and lofted us high over the cloud-wreathed Alps in … Continue reading

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