History

History of Northern Cyprus

Cyprus is an island that has been inhabited for over 9,000 years, from the Neolithic Stone Age to the civilised 21st century, mankind has walked this fertile land. Early settlers most probably came from nearby countries, with Turkey only 40  miles away the journey would not have been difficult....
History of Northern Cyprus

North Cyprus Destinations – Guzelyurt & Lefke

The areas around Guzelyurt/Morphou and Lefke/Lefka have for many years been known as the fruit basket of Cyprus, and it is a predominantly agricultural area. This great, green fertile expanse of land produces an abundance of citrus in all its many varieties; as well as soft fruits such as...
North Cyprus Destinations – Guzelyurt & Lefke

North Cyprus – Destination Nicosia (South)

For information and history on North Nicosia - Please see Destination - Nicosia (North) If it were not for the desolate divide that bisects this city into almost equal halves, there would be little to differentiate between the two sectors. There are mosques, churches and museums. There are old...
North Cyprus – Destination Nicosia (South)

North Cyprus – Destination – Nicosia | Lefkosha

Nicosia, the Capital of Cyprus, and the only divided city in the world is situated in the centre of the Mesaoria Plain, there is nothing of interest in the immediate vicinity, picturesque towns and villages are some miles away and a trek into the mountains either to the south west or the north is...
North Cyprus – Destination – Nicosia | Lefkosha

North Cyprus – Destination Famagusta!

Of the two main holiday destinations in North Cyprus, Famagusta and the surrounding area come second in popularity to Kyrenia. But it was not always so. Prior to the partition of the island in 1974, Famagusta was one of the “Hot” spots for tourism. The long sandy beach that stretches...
North Cyprus – Destination Famagusta!

Lefkara Lace

Lefkara Lace Although I have headed this article Lefkara Lace, there is a lot more to the lace industry than that made on the island of Cyprus. Just the mention of the word lace will probably conjure up a vision of something light, white, pretty and almost ethereal. Scraps of fine linen that...
Lefkara Lace