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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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272 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths announced on Friday

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Veterinary services deny they refused assistance to ship with cattle

Christodoulos Pipis, director of the Veterinary Services denied claims that the Republic of Cyprus refused assistance to “Elbeik” ship which is carrying 1,776 cows...

250 scholarships to Cypriot students from Bolton University

During a news conference today, the Education Minister announced that the British University of Bolton will give 250 scholarships to Cypriot students within the...

Theologians request immediate withdrawal of Cyprus’s song for Eurovision

The OELMEL Theologians Association is requesting the immediate withdrawal of the song that is going to represent Cyprus to the 65th song competition of...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...