Cape Greco is a National Park on the south-eastern tip of Cyprus. It’s a good three hour drive from Polis, where we’re staying, so we decided to make a day of it. You drive your car down a long bumpy road, then park and walk a few hundred metres to the edge of the country. It’s difficult […]Read more "Cape Greco"
This is the part where I should mention that I’m allergic to most ocean creatures. I’m good with fish, but shellfish, squid and most crustaceans make my throat constrict and my stomach bloat like I’m carrying triplets. So, at a seafood restaurant, I’ll always order the fish. But a lifetime of avoiding all other seafood […]Read more "Life Lesson #45 – Something Fishy"
My phone chirps just after I cross the border. It’s O2. “Welcome to Turkey!” the txt proclaims. Though the UN doesn’t recognise the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as a separate country (the Turkish government is the only one that does), apparently the political quagmire of recognising divided Turkey’s occupation of Northern Cyprus is less […]Read more "Northern Cyprus in a Day"
The main beach near Polis. Cyprus is a bit of an odd sock. Everyone’s heard of it, but nobody know’s much about it. It’s been invaded dozens of times over centuries because of it’s prime spot at the intersection of Europe, Africa and Asia, and yet most of it is still undeveloped when compared with […]Read more "5 Things You Should Know About Cyprus Before You Go"