I took these on my last day in Cyprus. A few of my co-workers and I decided to venture further out from the resort. We took a walk on the beach and ended up on a mountain.
This seaside necropolis was built during the 3rd or 4th century B.C. The name reflects the size and beauty of the site but despite the name, no royalty was buried here.
This monastery in Paphos was established in the late 1100's by St. Neophytos. We weren't allowed to take pictures of the many frescoes inside, but they were beautiful. The small museum on the grounds also had stunning art and artifacts on display.
I'm planning to do a quick series of themed picture posts from my Cyprus trip. Here's the first one with pictures of the Columbia Beach Resort where I stayed. And then of course, there are the cats. Cypriots appear to have a special place in their hearts for cats. The resort serves as a cat sanctuary and rumor … Continue reading Cyprus Photos: Resort Pics
I just got back from my first trans-Atlantic trip, destination Cyprus (well, OK, technically, I got back last week, but we're going to consider that "just"). Where exactly is that, you ask? Why, it's just a hop, skip, and jump across the Atlantic, over the UK and parts of western Europe, and a quick jaunt … Continue reading Adventures in Cyprus: Getting There is Half the Fun?