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Walking Festival 2017

By Marieangela - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

As part of the Walking Festival 2017, organized by the Cyprus Tourist Organisation, I found myself on the coach from Limassol early in the morning to take part in a… Read more…

The Venetian Watchtowers…

By Marieangela - Monday, March 20, 2017

The Venetian watchtowers were constructed over 500 years ago and acted as an early warning system against naval attacks and today they remain intact in four separate villages in the… Read more…

Kyrenia Castle…

By Marieangela - Sunday, March 12, 2017

Queen Charlotte of Cyprus was blockaded there for three years and King Richard the Lionheart captured it on his way to the Third Crusade in 1191, which is when we… Read more…

The Lacemakers…

By Marieangela - Sunday, March 5, 2017

Lacemaking is a tradition said to have begun with the noblewomen of Lusignan and Venetian times. It is rumoured that in 1481, Leonardo da Vinci bought an altercloth made in… Read more…

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