Live Event: Kirsty Dewar at The Hill View Restaurant in Pissouri!

The Hill View Restaurant invite you all to an evening of live entertainment with the lovely Kirsty Dewar. Kirsty is a singer/songwriter who covers and performs everything from Elvis to Ed Sheeran, and everything in between!

The Hill View will be serving a two course set menu for only €20.

For more Information & Reservations please call on 25221972 or 99377341.

More about Kirsty…

Kirsty Dewar grew up in central Scotland with a major passion for music. She started singing from the age of 6 and taught herself how to play guitar from the age of 12. Her education started at Grangemouth High School where she studied vocals up to Grade 8 and learned how to sing in harmony. After High School, Kirsty then went onto study a BA in Popular Music at Edinburgh Napier University. She graduated with an Honours Degree in 2011, and continued to grow as a musician.

A few years after graduating Kirsty found herself in Cyprus for 6 months performing as a live singer. After that, Scotland was not enough! She has spent the last 2 years living in Limassol and has been performing all over the island.

Kirsty has been writing, creating, networking and performing all over Cyprus and has finally found her dream life!

We guarantee you’ll never be bored at Aphrodite Hills Resort: www.aphroditerentals.com

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Farewell Sandra!

With heavy hearts, we are all having to say goodbye to one of aphroditerentals.com’s biggest characters, Sandra Leicos. Sandra joined the team in 2010 and was soon nicknamed ‘Superwoman Sandra’ by the rest of the office due to her outstanding work rate and her desire to help others.

As Sandra is one of the longest serving members of the team, her experience and advice will be sorely missed as well as her unmistakable Yorkshire accent!

We wish you all the luck in the world Sandra and we’ll miss you terribly!

A message from Sandra:

“It is with great sadness that I am saying goodbye to all my friends at L and D Aphrodite Lettings Ltd. It has been an absolute pleasure working alongside and for you all. Life has taken an unexpected twist and we are moving back to the UK for my daughter Eve to pursue her love of dance, attending college in Newcastle. Not looking forward to the weather!!! but it holds a lot of exciting times ahead and we are going to embrace the move completely. My son, Jack is already in the UK studying and he lives close to where we will be so the Leicos Family will be together again which is fab. The course is for two years, which will fly by and we still have our home here, so retirement in the sun beckons!!

I leave with lots of happy memories and I have met some really lovely people along the way, some who will remain very good friends. 

Wishing you all continued success, good health and happiness for the future 

Sandra

xxxxxxx”

 

Stay tuned: Meet the Team Monday next week introduces Dawn Giles…

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Upcoming Local Events

As always, there’s plenty of local events taking place to keep you busy & entertained this weekend. Click on the images below for full details: 

Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August 2017: 18th Paradise Jazz Festival, Paradise Place – Pomos, 9:30pm onwards:

Paradise Jazz Festival is a beloved cultural event which takes place every summer at the beautiful Pomos village in Paphos district since 1999.

Tickets cost 12 Euros for each night, children under 14 free. Food and drink is available at reasonable prices.

Click HERE For a full programme. For reservations please call 26342016

Friday 18th August 2017: Thank Cod It’s Friday, Plaice in the Square, 5:30pm – 7:30pm:

It’s Cyprus Night again in Pissouri Village this Friday, so get down and join Steve and the Team at The Plaice in the Square, for ‘Thank Cod It’s Friday’!

Take advantage of our supper special offer – a free glass of wine OR a beer with every large cod & chips or haddock & chips purchased in house 6-8pm. Rotisserie chickens available daily call to pre-order. Or €7.95 take away only cod & chips.

REMEMBER: The Plaice delivers to Aphrodite Hills!

Call 25 222239 to place your orders.

Reeling ’em up and dishing ’em out, come and “sea” us to enjoy our delicious freshly cooked fish!

 

Friday 18th August 2017: Live Rock Festival with “Blueswreck”, The Beer Garden, Aphrodite Hills Resort at 7:30pm – 10:45pm:

BLUESWRECK is a Blues band with their own interpretation of the Blues, Rock n Roll and Funk, covering songs from many different decades and sometimes even mixing them in a colorful cocktail of sound.

Enjoy watching the live band and choose from a wide selection of the international beers and delicious take-way food options from Zimi Trattoria or Ladi & Rigani Kebab House.

For more info: +357 26828011

FREE ENTRANCE

Friday 18th August 2017: Cyprus Night, Pissouri Square, 7:30pm – 11:30pm:

Cyprus Night is back again so get down to Pissouri Village this Friday night!

Come along and enjoy this fantastic, family friendly evening full of great traditional food, Cypriot and Greek dancing and one of the most entertaining nights you will have in Cyprus.

To book please either message The Platea Tavern or O’Vrakas Taverna on Facebook or call the phone numbers below to reserve a table. Space is limited so get a table reserved!

For Food reservations please call
O’Vrakas – 99312443
Platea Restaurant – 99604823

 

Upcoming Events:

Don’t Miss: Thursday 24th August 2017: Kirsty Dewar LIVE at Hill View Restaurant, Pissouri

Hill View Restaurant are pleased to invite you to an evening of live entertainment with the lovely Kirsty Dewar.

Kirsty is a singer/songwriter who covers and performs everything from Elvis to Ed Sheeran and everything in between.

They will be serving a two course set menu for only 20 Euros!

For more information & reservations please call on 25221972 or 99377341

Weekly Events:

Every Sunday, Sunday Lunch at the Hill View Restaurant, Pissouri, 1pm-4pm

The best Sunday carvery around!  Enjoy a mouth-watering meal at the Hill View restaurants with beautiful views over Pissouri Village. Book in at the Hillview Restaurant in Pissouri Village where you will get a delicious meal, great service and a warm welcome.  Call on +357 25 221972 to book in advance.

Every Sunday, O’Vrakas Sunday Lunch BBQ ‘all you can eat’, O’Vrakas Taverna Pissouri Square, 1pm – 4pm:

Haris and his team at O’Vrakas will be offering a Sunday Cypriot BBQ lunch, featuring a Salad buffet and unlimited Grill items, accompanied by live Greek music from their Guitar and Bouzouki duo for €20.00 pp. Special menu for kids is also available as well as the chance to enjoy the Salad buffet for those of you who wish to have a light Lunch. Only €12.00 pp
‘Feast like a local on a Sunday’! For reservations and more information please call us at 0035799312443 or send an email at haris@ovrakas.com

Every Wednesday: Enjoy Bouzouki Nights at O’Vrakas Taverna Pissouri Square, 7.00pm!

Bouzouki Nights at O’Vrakas Taverna are back! Every Wednesday until the end of October. Their wonderful, characterful duo of Bouzouki and Guitar will travel you through time, with traditional and modern Greek songs. Learn how to dance Zorba with Haris and his team and enjoy selected Meze for 17.00 euro pp. Limited Ala cart Menu also available. For reservations and more information call  +35799312443 or send an email to haris@ovrakas.com

Every day of the week: Paphos What’s On Guide

This page contains full listings of everything and anything that’s happening in the Paphos area  – kindly compiled and provided by Andrew Oliver, this is an essential guide for residents and visitors alike to regular entertainment, classes and special events all across our region. Please click on the picture.
Paphos What’s On Guide (by Andrew Oliver)


Ongoing Monday 29th May 2017 – Monday 21st August 2017: Pafos2017, ‘Archaeomusica’, Archaeological Park Kato Pafos , Paphos,
 8.30am – 5.00pm :

Exhibition_music

An exhibition that shows that… “Music is the ‘sound’ evidence of the common roots of European cultures”. Music can reveal facts about ancient civilizations, since it has created a network of relationships and points of contact among us long before we became aware of our common identity in Europe.
The exhibition, which includes multimedia features and interactive installations with the use of 3D technology, allows the visitor to admire and fully experience the astonishing world of the ancient musical instruments and the amazing journey through time and space, beginning from the origins of European musical tradition. The exhibition, which tours Europe, stops in Pafos this summer. The mosaics of the Roman music scenes depicted here were the inspiration for the exhibition in Cyprus. A guided tour of the exhibition will take place on the evening of the inauguration, as well as music event based on Manos Hadjidakis.
Free entrance


Ongoing: 23th April- 31st August 2017: ‘Eco Art’ Paphos2017, Lower Arodes down Arodes Paphos, 12.00pm-7.00pm:

4Changing-the-cityforweb

The Eco Art is one of the most ambitious projects of the ECOC 2017 Paphos with cultural and ecological vision for Cyprus and Europe. With the subtitle: “Paths to a common ground – Works on site”, invited artists create works on natural areas and communities of Akamas. The Eco Art will highlight the relationship between Art and Nature, will open a dialogue on critical issues and create an important legacy in contemporary Cyprus art. Free entrance


Ongoing
: 8th April- 25th November 2017: ‘Terra Mediterranea: In Action’ Paphos2017, Cave Fabrica, Apostolou Pavlou Paphos & Medieval Castle of Paphos, 10.00am-7.00pm :

www.fotolarko.com.cy

A project that includes a large modern art exhibition in Nicosia and Paphos, an international conference and a series of parallel actions involving a large number of artists from Cyprus and other countries. The ‘Terra Mediterranea: In Action’ seeks to detect, investigate and present the terms of contemporary artists around today’s generalized landscape of economic, political, religious, social, and deeply existential crisis of identity through a “Mediterranean” look, politics and simultaneously poetic.
Monday – Sunday: 8:30 to 19:30

We guarantee you’ll never be bored at Aphrodite Hills Resort: www.aphroditerentals.com

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Upcoming Local Events

As always, there’s plenty of local events taking place to keep you busy & entertained this weekend. Click on the images below for full details: 

Friday 11th August 2017: Thank Cod It’s Friday, Plaice in the Square, 5:30pm – 7:30pm:

 

It’s Cyprus Night again in Pissouri Village this Friday, so get down and join Steve and the Team at The Plaice in the Square, for ‘Thank Cod It’s Friday’!

Take advantage of our supper special offer – a free glass of wine OR a beer with every large cod & chips or haddock & chips purchased in house 6-8pm. Rotisserie chickens available daily call to pre-order.

OR

€7.95 take away only cod & chips.

REMEMBER: The Plaice delivers to Aphrodite Hills!

Call 25 222239 to place your orders.

Reeling ’em up and dishing ’em out, come and “sea” us to enjoy our delicious freshly cooked fish!

Friday 11th August 2017: Cyprus Night, Pissouri Square, 7:30pm – 11:30pm:

Cyprus Night is back again so get down to Pissouri Village this Friday night!

Come along and enjoy this fantastic, family friendly evening full of great traditional food, Cypriot and Greek dancing and one of the most entertaining nights you will have in Cyprus.

To book please either message The Platea Tavern or O’Vrakas Taverna on Facebook or call the phone numbers below to reserve a table. Space is limited so get a table reserved!

For Food reservations please call
O’Vrakas – 99312443
Platea Restaurant – 99604823

Friday 11th August 2017: Live Rock Festival with “Black Anis”, The Beer Garden, Aphrodite Hills Resort at 7:30pm – 10:45pm:

This music is a blend of blues-rock, drawing influences from southern rock and incorporating elements from 90’s trip-hop. The evident use of high-powered effects on stage produces a diverse atmosphere contrary to the popular sounding. The playlist includes original compositions as well as song covers that are adjusted to our style.

Enjoy watching the live band and choose from a wide selection of the international beers and delicious take-way food options from Zimi Trattoria or Ladi & Rigani Kebab House.

For more info: +357 26828011

FREE ENTRANCE

From Odyssey to C.P. Cavafy with George Kimoulis

Pafos Ancient Odeon – Saturday 12th August – 20:30 – 22:00

The poetry of C.P. Cavafy narrated by the great actor George Kimoulis carries a sense of nostalgia for a human voice lost, allowing Thodoris Economou to approach it musically and shed light on man’s passions and faults. Through Robert Wilson’s Odyssey, the lights dim and the music takes us to the myth of Ulysses, as envisioned by Thodoris Economou. The terms “Destination” and “Ulysses” function as keywords for Cavafy’s “Ithaca” with which George Kimoulis begins his narration, before the music takes over in order to continue with the journey.

Tickets from €15 which must be purchased in advanced.

Please visit “Sold Out Ticket Box” for more ticket information.

Weekly Events:

Every Sunday, Sunday Lunch at the Hill View Restaurant, Pissouri, 1pm-4pm

The best Sunday carvery around!  Enjoy a mouth-watering meal at the Hill View restaurants with beautiful views over Pissouri Village. Book in at the Hillview Restaurant in Pissouri Village where you will get a delicious meal, great service and a warm welcome.  Call on +357 25 221972 to book in advance.

Every Sunday, O’Vrakas Sunday Lunch BBQ ‘all you can eat’, O’Vrakas Taverna Pissouri Square, 1pm – 4pm:

Haris and his team at O’Vrakas will be offering a Sunday Cypriot BBQ lunch, featuring a Salad buffet and unlimited Grill items, accompanied by live Greek music from their Guitar and Bouzouki duo for €20.00 pp. Special menu for kids is also available as well as the chance to enjoy the Salad buffet for those of you who wish to have a light Lunch. Only €12.00 pp
‘Feast like a local on a Sunday’! For reservations and more information please call us at 0035799312443 or send an email at haris@ovrakas.com

Every Wednesday: Enjoy Bouzouki Nights at O’Vrakas Taverna Pissouri Square, 7.00pm!

Bouzouki Nights at O’Vrakas Taverna are back! Every Wednesday until the end of October. Their wonderful, characterful duo of Bouzouki and Guitar will travel you through time, with traditional and modern Greek songs. Learn how to dance Zorba with Haris and his team and enjoy selected Meze for 17.00 euro pp. Limited Ala cart Menu also available. For reservations and more information call  +35799312443 or send an email to haris@ovrakas.com

Every day of the week: Paphos What’s On Guide

This page contains full listings of everything and anything that’s happening in the Paphos area  – kindly compiled and provided by Andrew Oliver, this is an essential guide for residents and visitors alike to regular entertainment, classes and special events all across our region. Please click on the picture.
Paphos What’s On Guide (by Andrew Oliver)


Ongoing Monday 29th May 2017 – Monday 21st August 2017: Pafos2017, ‘Archaeomusica’, Archaeological Park Kato Pafos , Paphos,
 8.30am – 5.00pm :

Exhibition_music

An exhibition that shows that… “Music is the ‘sound’ evidence of the common roots of European cultures”. Music can reveal facts about ancient civilizations, since it has created a network of relationships and points of contact among us long before we became aware of our common identity in Europe.
The exhibition, which includes multimedia features and interactive installations with the use of 3D technology, allows the visitor to admire and fully experience the astonishing world of the ancient musical instruments and the amazing journey through time and space, beginning from the origins of European musical tradition. The exhibition, which tours Europe, stops in Pafos this summer. The mosaics of the Roman music scenes depicted here were the inspiration for the exhibition in Cyprus. A guided tour of the exhibition will take place on the evening of the inauguration, as well as music event based on Manos Hadjidakis.
Free entrance


Ongoing: 23th April- 31st August 2017: ‘Eco Art’ Paphos2017, Lower Arodes down Arodes Paphos, 12.00pm-7.00pm:

4Changing-the-cityforweb

The Eco Art is one of the most ambitious projects of the ECOC 2017 Paphos with cultural and ecological vision for Cyprus and Europe. With the subtitle: “Paths to a common ground – Works on site”, invited artists create works on natural areas and communities of Akamas. The Eco Art will highlight the relationship between Art and Nature, will open a dialogue on critical issues and create an important legacy in contemporary Cyprus art. Free entrance


Ongoing
: 8th April- 25th November 2017: ‘Terra Mediterranea: In Action’ Paphos2017, Cave Fabrica, Apostolou Pavlou Paphos & Medieval Castle of Paphos, 10.00am-7.00pm :

www.fotolarko.com.cy

A project that includes a large modern art exhibition in Nicosia and Paphos, an international conference and a series of parallel actions involving a large number of artists from Cyprus and other countries. The ‘Terra Mediterranea: In Action’ seeks to detect, investigate and present the terms of contemporary artists around today’s generalized landscape of economic, political, religious, social, and deeply existential crisis of identity through a “Mediterranean” look, politics and simultaneously poetic.
Monday – Sunday: 8:30 to 19:30

We guarantee you’ll never be bored at Aphrodite Hills Resort: www.aphroditerentals.com

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Meet the Team Monday: Introducing James

This edition of ‘Meet the Team Monday’ introduces James Foulkes, aphroditerentals.com’s new(ish) Business Executive!

James started working here in January after he swapped life in Brighton for a job here, in sunny Cyprus and he’s loving it! Not only does he live in a villa here on Resort, but also lives in Hestiades Green meaning he has the shortest commute to work out of everyone here, lucky boy.

James is a friendly and funny chap so don’t be afraid to pop your head into the office and say hi! He’s also agreed to answer some personal questions so keep reading…

Meet James!

Tell us a little more about yourself James:

Hello, my name is James and I am originally from Brighton in the United Kingdom. I moved to Cyprus in the autumn of 2016 and have loved every minute of it!

What is your dream job?:

Ever since I went on a family holiday to New York when I was younger, I have always wanted to experience the hustle and bustle working as a stockbroker on Wall Street.

What are your hobbies?:

I am a massive football fan! I currently own a season ticket for my local team, Brighton and Hove Albion, who have recently been promoted to the Premier League for the first time. I will be flying back as often as I can to see them play the likes of Liverpool at Anfield and Arsenal at the Emirates!

Tell us about your time at University:

I studied Business and Management at Brunel University in London. I had a fantastic time and my course even involved a year in industry where I was placed in a project management role at Nissan Motors European HQ.

James can’t seem to get enough of that 8509 magazine!

 Where were you working and what were you doing prior to aphroditerentals.com?:

My most recent job prior to moving to Cyprus was a sales role for Virgin Active in Brighton. This is a gym franchise and I primarily sold gym memberships to local businesses and the general public. I purposely chose this role as I hadn’t previously worked in a sales environment and wanted to obtain a new skill.

What would you say is the most satisfying part of your job at aphroditerentals.com?:

The variety. My current job title is ‘Business Executive’ which enables me to get involved in a whole host of different projects. Whether that be marketing and updating our social media platforms, maintaining the booking calendars and websites, creating tenancy agreements, conducting property viewings and much, much more. It’s great because it almost guarantees that no day will be the same so it really keeps you on your toes!

How do you like to unwind after work?:

I enjoy going to the gym 3-5 times per week, primarily to lift weights. I have also started to play 5-a-side football on Thursday evenings and tennis at the weekends.

Away from sports I also enjoy researching companies and privately investing in stocks and shares, probably as close as I will ever get to Wall Street!

We guarantee you’ll never be bored at Aphrodite Hills Resort: www.aphroditerentals.com

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Upcoming Local Events

As always, there’s plenty of local events taking place to keep you busy & entertained this weekend. Click on the images below for full details: 

Friday 4th August 2017: Cyprus Night, Pissouri Square, 7:30pm – 11:30pm:

THIS FRIDAY: Cyprus Night is back for the second time since it returned to Pissouri Village!

Come along and enjoy this fantastic, family friendly evening full of great traditional food, Cypriot and Greek dancing and one of the most entertaining nights you will have in Cyprus.

To book please either message The Platea Tavern or O’Vrakas Taverna on Facebook or call the phone numbers below to reserve a table. Space is limited so get a table reserved!

For Food reservations please call
O’Vrakas – 99312443
Platea Restaurant – 99604823

Friday 4th August 2017: Thank Cod It’s Friday, Plaice in the Square, 5:30pm – 7:30pm:

Join Steve and the Team at The Plaice in the Square, for ‘Thank Cod It’s Friday’!

Cyprus Night Special: Take-away Cod and Chips for only €7.95 to eat whilst you enjoy Cyprus Night!

OR

A FREE glass of wine or beer with every large Cod and Chips or Haddock and Chips eaten in-house!

Friday 4th August 2017: Live Rock Festival, The Beer Garden, Aphrodite Hills Resort at 7:30pm – 10:45pm:

Enjoy watching the live band and choose from a wide selection of the international beers and delicious take-way food options from Zimi Trattoria or Ladi & Rigani Kebab House.

For more info: +357 26828011

FREE ENTRANCE

 

Weekly Events:

Every Sunday, Sunday Lunch at the Hill View Restaurant, Pissouri, 1pm-4pm

The best Sunday carvery around!  Enjoy a mouth-watering meal at the Hill View restaurants with beautiful views over Pissouri Village. Book in at the Hillview Restaurant in Pissouri Village where you will get a delicious meal, great service and a warm welcome.  Call on +357 25 221972 to book in advance.

Every Sunday, O’Vrakas Sunday Lunch BBQ ‘all you can eat’, O’Vrakas Taverna Pissouri Square, 1pm – 4pm:

Haris and his team at O’Vrakas will be offering a Sunday Cypriot BBQ lunch, featuring a Salad buffet and unlimited Grill items, accompanied by live Greek music from their Guitar and Bouzouki duo for €20.00 pp. Special menu for kids is also available as well as the chance to enjoy the Salad buffet for those of you who wish to have a light Lunch. Only €12.00 pp
‘Feast like a local on a Sunday’! For reservations and more information please call us at 0035799312443 or send an email at haris@ovrakas.com

Every Wednesday: Enjoy Bouzouki Nights at O’Vrakas Taverna Pissouri Square, 7.00pm!

Bouzouki Nights at O’Vrakas Taverna are back! Every Wednesday until the end of October. Their wonderful, characterful duo of Bouzouki and Guitar will travel you through time, with traditional and modern Greek songs. Learn how to dance Zorba with Haris and his team and enjoy selected Meze for 17.00 euro pp. Limited Ala cart Menu also available. For reservations and more information call  +35799312443 or send an email to haris@ovrakas.com

Every day of the week: Paphos What’s On Guide

This page contains full listings of everything and anything that’s happening in the Paphos area  – kindly compiled and provided by Andrew Oliver, this is an essential guide for residents and visitors alike to regular entertainment, classes and special events all across our region. Please click on the picture.
Paphos What’s On Guide (by Andrew Oliver)


Ongoing Monday 29th May 2017 – Monday 21st August 2017: Pafos2017, ‘Archaeomusica’, Archaeological Park Kato Pafos , Paphos,
 8.30am – 5.00pm :

Exhibition_music

An exhibition that shows that… “Music is the ‘sound’ evidence of the common roots of European cultures”. Music can reveal facts about ancient civilizations, since it has created a network of relationships and points of contact among us long before we became aware of our common identity in Europe.
The exhibition, which includes multimedia features and interactive installations with the use of 3D technology, allows the visitor to admire and fully experience the astonishing world of the ancient musical instruments and the amazing journey through time and space, beginning from the origins of European musical tradition. The exhibition, which tours Europe, stops in Pafos this summer. The mosaics of the Roman music scenes depicted here were the inspiration for the exhibition in Cyprus. A guided tour of the exhibition will take place on the evening of the inauguration, as well as music event based on Manos Hadjidakis.
Free entrance


Ongoing: 23th April- 31st August 2017: ‘Eco Art’ Paphos2017, Lower Arodes down Arodes Paphos, 12.00pm-7.00pm:

4Changing-the-cityforweb

The Eco Art is one of the most ambitious projects of the ECOC 2017 Paphos with cultural and ecological vision for Cyprus and Europe. With the subtitle: “Paths to a common ground – Works on site”, invited artists create works on natural areas and communities of Akamas. The Eco Art will highlight the relationship between Art and Nature, will open a dialogue on critical issues and create an important legacy in contemporary Cyprus art. Free entrance


Ongoing
: 8th April- 25th November 2017: ‘Terra Mediterranea: In Action’ Paphos2017, Cave Fabrica, Apostolou Pavlou Paphos & Medieval Castle of Paphos, 10.00am-7.00pm :

www.fotolarko.com.cy

A project that includes a large modern art exhibition in Nicosia and Paphos, an international conference and a series of parallel actions involving a large number of artists from Cyprus and other countries. The ‘Terra Mediterranea: In Action’ seeks to detect, investigate and present the terms of contemporary artists around today’s generalized landscape of economic, political, religious, social, and deeply existential crisis of identity through a “Mediterranean” look, politics and simultaneously poetic.
Monday – Sunday: 8:30 to 19:30

We guarantee you’ll never be bored at Aphrodite Hills Resort: www.aphroditerentals.com

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Friday’s Fact: Cyprus Mouflon

The Cyprus Mouflon is a national emblem of Cyprus, but you’ll be lucky to catch a glimpse of this fast and fancy footed mammal!

Cyprus Moufflon

Click on the image for more info!

Mouflons, a type of wild sheep, were introduced to Cyprus, along with many other Mediterranean islands, in the neolithic period.  Mouflons are now rare on these islands (but have since been successfully introduced to continental Europe), and the Cyprus Mouflon species is now endemic to Cyprus, with a population of only around 3000 and are officially classified as feral by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).

Being the biggest animal found on the island, the mouflons grow up to about 1 metre in height and weigh up to around 35 kilos (around 77 pounds).   They are found in small herds mainly in the Paphos Forest and feed on various kinds of wild growth that flourish in the shady valleys of the forest.  The mouflons are very shy and agile and move very fast on the steep forest slopes, making them very rare to spot.  The best time of year to see a mouflon is in summer, when their vegetation tends to wither which forces them to wander out of the forest to look for food.

 

We guarantee you’ll never be bored at Aphrodite Hills: www.aphroditerentals.com

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