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Friday’s Fact About: Ayios Neofytos Monastery – a Mountain carved Monastery

Ayios Neofytos (Saint Neophytos) Monastery is located 10km north-west of Paphos, near Tala village, at the head of a picturesque valley.  The original part of the Monastery, known as the ‘Egkleistra’, is an enclosure which was carved out of the … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Museums & Galleries

Cyprus is very rich in history, there’s no disputing that.  Visitors to the island are spoiled for choice of archaeological sites to visit, but it should be noted that there are also a great collection of museums and galleries that … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fun Fact About: Palaepaphos, Aphrodite’s birthplace

Palaepaphos (meaning Old Paphos) is the name given to the area that is the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love, Beauty & Fertility, which was one of the most celebrated pilgrimage centres of the ancient Greek world, and … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Eureka! A fun way to learn about Archimedes

Archimedes, born circa 287BC, is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity.  Best know as the man behind the ‘Eureka!’ moment, where he invented a method for determining the volume of an object with an irregular shape … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Foini and it’s pottery

Foini (sometimes spelt Phini) is a little village in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus, with a population of around 450 people.  The village is notable for its pottery, and is home to a wonderful pottery museum which is well worth a … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Ayios Neofytos Monastery – a Mountain carved Monastery

Ayios Neofytos (Saint Neophytos) Monastery is located 10km north-west of Paphos, near Tala village, at the head of a picturesque valley.  The original part of the Monastery, known as the ‘Egkleistra’, is an enclosure which was carved out of the … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fun Fact About: Palaepaphos, Aphrodite’s birthplace

Palaepaphos (meaning Old Paphos) is the name given to the area that is the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love, Beauty & Fertility, which was one of the most celebrated pilgrimage centres of the ancient Greek world, and … Continue reading

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