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The unknown gorge of Eirini in Akamas

In Akama peninsula there is an area of rare and priceless natural beauty. Small waterfalls, rich flora, imposing rock of different shapes are some...

Eirini Andrea Chrysanthou Community Park

The park is located on the central hill of the village next to the church of Agios Antonios. It was created in memory of...

The Three Sisters Olive Tree

In the courtyard of the wooden-roofed Archangel Michael’s chapel, which is painted in post-Byzantine style from the beginning of the 16th century, one will...

The Rock of Chasamboulia

Travelling from Agios Nikolaos village and just right after Kidasi village towards Paphos, through the valley of Diarizos one can see two huge rocks...

Molos Park at Flasou Village

A wonderful park is located near the village of Flassou, under the Molos water mill and next to the Klario River. At this location the...

The Waterfall of Petra tou Androgynou (Couple’s rock)

Only a few metres away from Petra tou Androgynou is the waterfall with the same name. It is a small spring water, waterfall located...

The tomb of Panoukla (Plague)

The Tomb of Panoukla is situated at the location “Laou”, on a slope east of Spilia. It consists of two boulders with one on...

Cyprus Flora: A tribute to spring

This time of the year Cyprus is more beautiful than ever. Especially, this year because of the recent rains Cyprus land has gone green...

River Klarios

The Klarios or Karkotis River, with a length of almost 25 km, stems from the Troodos Mountain and until it reaches Morphou Bay, it...

Solea Olive Route: past and present

Olive trees are a typical tree of the area since ancient times. The visitor, following this route, has the opportunity to visit fruit treatment...

Solea Dam: A small hidden paradise at Solea Valley

Should you visit Solea Valley, don't forget to visit Solea Dam. Take the road from Evrychou, below the police station and head to Flasou -...

Ezousa Valley

The Ezousa Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys of Cyprus. Due to its high ecological value it has been included in the...

Asprokremmos dam: The most popular attraction of the year (pictures)

Asprokremmos dam stole the spotlight in the past days as it overflew for the first time since 2012. A few days ago the "miracle" finally...

Birdlife Cyprus: A rare Mourning Wheatear was spotted in Cyprus

A rare sight for Cyprus, a very obliging Mourning Wheatear is currently at Cape Drepanum making the day for many birders and photographers alike!...

Pikni Forest

Pikni Forest is located at the road of Pegeia - Kathikas 3km away from Pegeia and 6km away from Kathikas. It belongs to the...

Evretou Dam creates a beautiful lake everyone should see

One of the largest dams in Cyprus is located in Paphos district. Evretou dam which was named by the deserted village of Evretou is just...

The animals of Athalassa National Park

Pictures posted by the Forestry Department on Facebook show the wildlife in Athalassa National Park. Located on the south-eastern edge of the city of Nicosia,...

Recent rainfall brings Cyprus’ dams back to life (pictures)

Recent heavy rainfall has brought Cyprus’ dams back to life after a long period of drought. Some dams have overflown, the rivers are running again...

Yeronisos, or ”Holy Island”, lies off the coast of Agios Georgios Pegeias

Yeronisos, or ”Holy Island”, lies off the coast of Agios Georgios Pegeias. Excavations undertaken by Joan Conelly and her team from New York University...

Year-round pictures that show the beauty of Troodos

Troodos is not only beautiful when covered with snow although given Cyprus'  long, scorching hot summers seeing Troodos dressed in white never fails to...

Villages of Cyprus welcoming 2019 covered in snow (photos)

We have welcomed the first days of 2019 in Cyprus with a lot of rain and snow. The small dams have over flood and...

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Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Four transmission chains totalling 56 covid cases in Larnaca so far

Larnaca has presented itself to be quite the source of COVID-19 outbreaks during the past few days. It became particularly alarming to the Ministry...

Palestine won’t chair Arab League over Israel deals

Palestine on Tuesday relinquished its right to take the rotating presidency of the Arab League in protest of recent deals to normalise relations between...

Turnover value of wholesale trade in Cyprus down in second quarter this year

Turnover value of wholesale trade except of motor vehicles in Cyprus fell by 20.9% during the second quarter of 2020, according to data released...

Coronavirus vaccine makers see EU shield against side-effect claims

Vaccine makers will be indemnified in Europe if their COVID-19 shots cause unexpected side-effects, an industry official said on Tuesday, as nearly 40 firms...

Taste

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...

Meatballs with tomato and cumin

Place all meatball ingredients in a bowl and knead well with hands. Keep the mixture in the fridge for approximately 1 hour to thicken. In...

Crushed wheat pilaf with sausages and halloumi

Ingredients: 1 cup bulgar wheat ¼ of the cup vermicelli noodles or spaghetti, broken into small pieces 1 onion 2 sausages 1 cup tomato juice 1 vegetable stock cube 1/3 ts...