Category Archive: Heritage

North Cyprus – the TRNC – in November 1995 – personal video grab photos

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A visit to the North Cyprus of yesteryear – 1995 Upon returning to the UK we showed our video and photos of our 1994 holiday in North Cyprus to many friends – probably… Continue reading

(4) Medieval Cyprus Fellowship (MCF)

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Possibly the oldest map (with Cyprus: “Insula Cypros”) in the world… With thanks to Hans Doeleman of the Medieval Cyprus Fellowship, for sharing news of this incredible map. To read more of the… Continue reading

Cyprus Life – 1879

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 Cyprus Life – 1879 “With her modest earnings, probably amounting to no more in a week than a London huckster makes in a day.” In the past I had the pleasure to read… Continue reading

The Whirling Dervishes

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WHIRLING DERVISHES at BEDESTAN, LEFKOSA  “You will get rid of your fears as you whirl”  Whilst in Lefkoşa in April this year with some time to spare, wandering around the old walled city… Continue reading

Cyprus, 38 years after the killing stopped

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PRESIDENT EROĞLU: ‘IF YOU LOOK AT THE AGES OF PEOPLE MASSACRED, YOU CAN SEE THE OBVIOUS VIOLENCE ’ The 126 Turkish Cypriots who were massacred at Murataga Sandallar and Atlılar villages were commemorated on… Continue reading

Walking and Exploring in North Cyprus

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A Nice Day Out, Walking and Exploring  although I had not done any serious walking for some years I did not find it too taxing By Margaret Sheard At the end of March this… Continue reading

Kyrenia Icon Museum

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Icon Museum in Archangelos Michael   By Chris Elliott…… This Kyrenia church first built in 1860 on the site of a tower that was part of the old Kyrenia town wall. It was… Continue reading

Newman’s Farm, Kyrenia, North Cyprus

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Does Anyone Remember Newman’s Farm in Kyrenia, North Cyprus?   Since publishing this article new information has been obtained and a revised edition published.  To see the up to date version click here… Continue reading