WAVE!

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is WAVE Starting small….. but SOME day…… Link to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s  here

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A Postcard from Northern Cyprus: Karpaz Peninsula

We’re heading away from the major settlements of Girne and Famagusta and into the most isolated region of Northern Cyprus – probably the most isolated region of the entire island. The area boasts a protected National Park, deserted beaches and unspoilt natural beauty. Perfect! Narrowing out into the Med, the Panhandle of Cyprus stretches some […]

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A Postcard from Northern Cyprus: Famagusta/Gazimagusa

“All ships and all wares must needs come first to Famagusta.” (14th century German traveller) What a place this port city must have been back then – enclosed within its 2 miles of walls and its moat. Imagine the babble of tongues – Greek, Arabic, French, Hebrew, Italian – as Crusaders, merchants and armies passed […]

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A Postcard from Northern Cyprus: Kyrenia/Girne

Yes – I do mean the ‘Turkish’ bit – The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to be exact. Getting there is a tad less convenient than its southern counterpart but well worth the effort as you will see… The island of Cyprus gained its independence from Britain in 1960. The constitution guaranteed a degree of […]

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