Introduction by Margaret Sheard …. Here is another lovely story from a Cyprus veteran who was with REME and served in Cyprus 1958 to 1959. At cyprussene.com we think it is so important to keep these stories and memories alive so we asked Mike Peel to relate some […]
Kantara Castle – Kaplica By Graham Brown….. Esentepe Community Kantara, is situated at the Eastern end of the Kyrenia range (2,068 ft.). It is 26 miles north of Famagusta reached via Iskele and Ardahan villages. The castle is 2 miles east of the summer resort which is […]
Saint Hilarion Castle By Graham Brown….. Esentepe Community The Saint Hilarion Castle lies on the Kyrenia mountain range, in Northern Cyprus near Kyrenia. This location provided the castle with command of the pass road from Kyrenia to Nicosia. It is the best preserved ruin of the three […]
By Ismail Veli…… The village of Büyükkonuk/Komi Kebir in North Cyprus lies about 4-5 miles north-east of Boğaz in the lowland foothills of the Beşparmak Kyrenia mountain range, which is the start of the Karpaz peninsula.