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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! Mouflons, a type of wild sheep, were introduced to Cyprus, along with many other Mediterranean islands, in … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact about: Bird Migration in Cyprus

This week’s Friday Fact is about bird migration, as early August saw the start of the Autumn Migration period! During your stay in Cyprus you’ll see some beautiful birds in the sky due to the island being one of the … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: the beloved donkey

We have a soft spot for the local donkey here at aphroditerentals.com, following our day out to the Argonaftis donkey farm in neighbouring Kelokedera last year.  These unassuming, humble & hard working animals have been around the island of Cyprus … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Orchids in Cyprus

This week’s Friday’s Fact is short, but sweet. The flora in Cyprus is wonderful in Spring & late Autumn time – nature watchers recommend February/March and also October/November as the best times to explore the countryside.  There are said to … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fun Fact about: 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! Mouflons, a type of wild sheep, were introduced to Cyprus, along with many other Mediterranean islands, in … Continue reading

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Passing Pelicans at Aphrodite Hills

What a lovely sight on the Golf Course yesterday! A flock of pelicans were doing the rounds in Cyprus yesterday and popped by to cool off and snooze by the 18th lake on Aphrodite Hills, after having done the same … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Birds of prey in Cyprus

Driving towards Limassol last week, I spotted a huuuuuuge bird in the sky – hovering over us, almost blocking the sun!  My husband and I quickly looked up what bird it could have been when we got home (we think … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: the beloved donkey

We have a soft spot for the local donkey here at aphroditerentals.com, following our day out to the Argonaftis donkey farm in neighbouring Kelokedera last year.  These unassuming, humble & hard working animals have been around the island of Cyprus … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Hedgehogs in Cyprus – big eared little cuties

There are not many species of mammal in Cyprus, around 17, and one of our favourites is the endemic Cyprus long-eared hedgehog (Hemiechinus auritus s-sp cypriacus).   We often see them around the Resort here at Aphrodite Hills, or hear … Continue reading

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Friday’s Fact About: Orchids in Cyprus

This week’s Friday’s Fact is short, but sweet. The flora in Cyprus is wonderful in Spring & late Autumn time – nature watchers recommend February/March and also October/November as the best times to explore the countryside.  There are said to … Continue reading

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