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Larnaca, Nicosia, Todos Mountains, and Paphos


Cyprus Itinerary: Larnaca, Nicosia, Todos Mountains, and Paphos (Podcast)

Hear about journey to Cyprus because the Beginner Traveler talks to Audrey Scott and Daniel Noll of about their lively Cyprus itinerary.

Dan and Audrey say, “It [Cyprus] really does have some actually nice mountain climbing not solely by way of coastal routes, the place you could have these stunning, dramatic cliffs and crystal clear Mediterranean Sea past. However Cypress additionally has the Troodos mountains, which I feel the summit is 2000 meters, so just a little over 6000 toes. Once we have been there, at New 12 months’s, finish of December, the start of January, there was really snow within the mountains. So in the middle of one week, we have been mountain climbing and t-shirts alongside the coast and sunshine. After which we have been mountain climbing within the snow within the mountains. We additionally discovered a canyon, and have been climbing over rocks and boulders.”

“Along with all of the mountain climbing, there’s additionally an unimaginable historical past in Cyprus, going again about eight to 10,000 years, so many layers of civilizations from the Greeks to the Egyptians. And so there are some very attention-grabbing archaeological websites, some geological websites additionally.”

A lot of the tourism in Cyprus is due to its stunning seashores however this episode focuses extra on the mountain climbing, tradition and historical past of Cyprus. Audrey and Daniel flew into Larnaca. After exploring that metropolis they headed to the southeast nook of the island at Cape Greco. Cape Greco is a nationwide park identified for its rocky coast, azure waters and sea caves. 

They then headed to the divided capital of Nicosia the place they hung out on each the Greek and Turkish sides. They explored the markets, an amazing archaeology museum, and a caravanserai. In addition they took the time for Daniel to go to a neighborhood barber and get a haircut… and a bit greater than he bargained for.

They drove to the snow coated Troodos Mountains the place they hiked round Mount Olympus. 

Their closing cease was Paphos which is a celebration city in the summertime, a UNESCO World Heritage website and a current European Capital of Tradition. It has standard ruins and touristy memento retailers. They suggest the attractive Aphrodite Path which follows the cliffs on the rocky shore and the Avakas Gorge hike. 

Cyprus generally is a nice seashore trip nevertheless it will also be a lot extra. It has a wealthy tradition and deep historical past in addition to spectacular surroundings. It additionally does have some fairly good seashores.

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Present Notes

Uncornered Market
Annals of the Former World: McPhee, John
Ayia Napa
Cape Greco
Cyprus Museum
Historical past of Cyprus (1878–current)
North Nicosia
Shacolas Tower Museum and Observatory
Troodos Mountains
Atalante Path
Aphrodite Path-Akamas Peninsula
Baths of Aphrodite
Tombs of the Kings (Paphos)
Avakas Gorge
Climbing in Cyprus: Our Favourite Climbing Trails and Journey Itinerary


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