12.04.2016 – LARNACA – KHIROKITIA – PAPHOS

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AS PER OUR EVENING PLANS WE WERE ON OUR WAY TO PAPHOS EARLY, AT 8.30AM. AFTER SEVERAL DOZEN KILOMETRES WE LEFT THE MAIN ROAD TO VISIT KHIROKITIA.

A FEW KILOMETRES DOWN THE ROAD AMONGST THE FIELDS WAS A BEAUTIFUL, SMALL CHURCH – PANAGIA TOU KAMPOU (OUR LADY OF THE FIELDS). KHIROKITIA AN OPEN AIR MUSEUM INCLUDED ON THE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES LIST IS INTERESTING.

ENTRY IS € 2.5 p.p. IT WOULD TAKE UP TO 60 min MAXIMUM TO VISIT THE SITE.

UNFORTUNATELY WE WERE NOT ABLE TO FIND ANOTHER SMALL CHURCH – AGIOS GEORGIOS, SITUATED NEARBY. I FORGOT TO PUT OUR TRIP’S MAP ON MY MOBILE, AND NOBODY WAS ABLE TO HELP US FIND IT. WE GIVE IT A MISS … (more…)


11.04.2016 – THE WAY TO LARNACA

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AIRPORT IN PYRZOWICE HAS AN IMPROVED, MORE SNIPPY SECURITY CHECK, WHICH MEANS IT COULD TAKE MORE TIME THAN BEFORE FOR PASSENGERS TO GET CHECKED IN. PLEASE TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN PLANNING YOUR TRIP.

TO MY SURPRISE, ON OUR ARRIVAL TO LARNACA AIRPORT, WE WERE MET BY A DUDE FROM A CAR RENTAL COMPANY HOLDING A A4 SIZE PAPER WITH MY NAME WRITTEN ON IT!

WE TOOK OUR RENTAL CAR AND DROVE TO OUR SLEEPING QUARTERS – LARCO HOTEL.

MAYHEM AT THE HOTEL RECEPTION; THERE WAS NO WAY WE COULD GET KEYS TO OUR PRE-BOOKED ROOMS IN  UNDER 30 MINUTES. I JUST TOLD THE STAFF THAT WE WERE GOING FOR DINNER TO THE NEARBY RESTAURANT. (more…)