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Lykabittos, Nicosia, Cyprus
Wonder what to do with all those old buttons? In Northern Cyprus (Turkish Cyprus) I saw a market in Nicosia that displayed these relics in a fun and colorful way. I love how the buttons are individually nailed, and can be purchased one by one, or...
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Nicosia, Cyprus
On the 'Greek' side of Lefkosia's (Nicosia's) walled city, adjacent to the Phaneromeni Church, is a tiny, abandoned mosque. Just behind it is Mattheos, a quaint little restaurant frequented almost exclusively by locals. The owners serve a...
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Agios Sozomenos, Cyprus
The remains of a Venetian-style church in the abandoned village of Ayios Sozomenos, a 10 minute drive from the capital Nicosia. It was likely built in the pre-Ottoman period, like a number of the churches in Cyprus. The village was abandoned...
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Pyla, Cyprus
My friend gets her quad bike stuck in a bush while driving them around Pyla, the last ethnically mixed village in Cyprus (officially, that is; there are two more - Potamia and Rizokarpaso - but the residents in those are refugees and settlers)....
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Famagusta
Looking around the abandoned Venetian churches in northern Cyprus, I was surprised to find traces of the religious murals that usually cover the walls of Orthodox churches. Considering that the ceiling had collapsed and the building had been...
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Kyrenia District
The main harbour in Kyrenia, Cyprus. This is one of the most popular places in town to go for a drink or ekmek kataif (a Turkish dessert) after a day at the beach. Obviously it's a bit touristy, but since there are relatively few of those in north...