Category Archives: Northern Cyprus

Kyrenia Harbour & The Archangelos Michael Icon Museum

Kyrenia (Girne in Turkish) is probably the most picturesque town in Cyprus, centred around the horseshoe-shaped harbour and overlooked by the spectacular Five Finger Mountain range. Kyrenia Harbour Cosy seafood restaurants with outdoor seating areas line the waterfront. It was … Continue reading

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Famagusta & Salamis

Famagusta (or Gazimağusa in Turkish) is one of the larger towns in Northern Cyprus and is the main port. It would probably have been much bigger by now but the international embargo placed on the Turkish controlled part of Cyprus … Continue reading

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St. Hilarion Castle, Northern Cyprus

I seem to have been visiting a lot of castles in recent months – in England, in Wales and, last week, in Northern Cyprus. Perhaps the most spectacular of those visited is St. Hilarion Castle, perched dramatically on a 700m … Continue reading

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