Category Archive: Heritage

Discovering North Cyprus 27/03/17 at the Arabahmet Mosque

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By Engin Dervişağa……. I am delighted together with my colleague Qossay Eleyan to bring you our interesting report on “Discovering North Cyprus” from the Arabahmet Mosque in the western part of Lefkosa with views nearby… Continue reading

Turkish Cypriot Mahallebi Vendor, Hakan Aşık in North Nicosia

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By Chris Krzentz…….. Now this article is different to many I write as my dear friend Tuncer Bagiskan, the Turkish Cypriot retired archaeologist and  I were walking through Northern Nicosia when I asked him about… Continue reading

CMC Golf Club, Yeşilyurt, North Cyprus

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By Margaret Sheard ….. It is not very often we manage to travel to the west side of North Cyprus and so were pleased to have the opportunity of meeting up with Malcolm… Continue reading

Driving to Lapithos (Lapta) and Karavas (Alsancak) with Tuncer Bagiskan

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By Chris Krzentz…….. For this article and video my dear friend Tuncer Bagiskan, the Turkish Cypriot retired archaeologist, drove me in his car from Lapithos (Lapta) to Karavas (Alsancak) and talked about Cyprus Heritage and showed me some… Continue reading

Nitovikla Garden Hotel – a visit with Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern

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By Margaret Sheard ….. We met up with Chris and Fred (alias Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern) for breakfast at the Osman Ağa Kultűr Evi in Iskele and, as on our previous visit,… Continue reading

Arasta St to the Buyuk Han with Tuncer Bagiskan and meeting a Frozen Cypriot

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By Chris Krzentz…….. This article and video about my visit to Buyuk Han in Nicosia with my dear friend Tuncer Bagiskan, the Turkish Cypriot retired archaeologist, contains a surprise which I will tell you about… Continue reading

North Cyprus : the Canakkale POW Cave

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By Chris and Fred (alias Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern) The Canakkale POW Cave.  Or:  How to get fooled by the Ministry of Tourism I had heard some rumours about a POW cave… Continue reading

Richard Chamberlain – Cyprus Scenes and Way of Life in 1954

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By Richard Chamberlain … I was only 18 years old when I arrived in Cyprus on 28th May 1954 and landed at the old Nicosia International Airport.  There were about 100 soldiers on… Continue reading

Cyprus walking tour of Kyrenia Castle with Tuncer Bagiskan

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By Chris Krzentz…….. For this walking tour, I visited the ancient Kyrenia Castle which stands guard over the old harbour where today many charter boats are moored and tourists and locals sit and enjoy… Continue reading

Cyprus Veteran Richard Gofton and his Calypso for the Dome Hotel

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. I love writing about the Cyprus Veterans who did their National Service in Cyprus, they have so many wonderful memories of those days of their youth and the… Continue reading

Walking through the Armenian Quarter of North Nicosia

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By Chris Krzentz…….. This is my documentary about the Armenian Church and Monastery of Notre dame de Tyre, Victoria Street, and the Armenian Quarter in the North Part of Nicosia, Cyprus. Joining me are… Continue reading

13th Tepebaşı Tulip Festival 18th/19th March 2017

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By Margaret Sheard ….. Spring is just around the corner and the time when the flora and fauna of North Cyprus is at its best. This is Festival time and we can look… Continue reading

North Cyprus : where was Sigouri Castle?

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. We met Chris and Fred (alias Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern) some years ago and were fascinated to hear of their journeys around North Cyprus discovering some of… Continue reading

Cyprus Regiment at the British Governors House Nicosia, 1947 to 1950

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By Sermen Erdogan……… Cebbar Eyyam who is originally from Chryschous, Altıncık or Hirsofu village near Polis village in Paphos migrated to Australia in the early 1950s. He lives in Melbourne and is about… Continue reading

Nord Zypern and Kuzey Kibris at Osman Aga Kultur Evi

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By Margaret Sheard ….. A day out with Nord Zypern and Kuzey Kibris We spent a lovely Sunday with Fred and Chris (alias Nord Zypern and Kuzey Kibris) who are very keen on… Continue reading

Walking through North Nicosia, Cyprus, October 24th 2016

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By Chris Krzentz…….. This video starts when I walk through the Kyrenia Gate into the old city of Nicosia and we walk down  Kyrenia Avenue the first ancient building we see on the left… Continue reading

Chrysokava the Cave of Gold in Kyrenia, Parts 1 and 2

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By Chris Krzentz…….. I am showing in this article two of five videos that I filmed in Chrysokava (Cave of Gold), in Kyrenia, Cyprus with Turkish Cypriot Retired Archaeologist, and Cyprus Culture group member, Tuncer Huseyin… Continue reading

North Nicosia Walking Tour with Turkish Cypriot Tuncer Bagiskan

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By Chris Krzentz…….. This is my 2013 four hour walking tour documentary of North Nicosia, Cyprus with Turkish Cypriot Retired Archaeologist Tuncer Bagiskan. It features the Armenian Church and Monastery, the Arabahmet area and… Continue reading