Cape Greco

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 […]

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Life Lesson #45 – Something Fishy

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 […]

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Northern Cyprus in a Day

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 […]

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