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The birthplace of Aphrodite on the island of Cyprus  
   

The birthplace of Aphrodite on the island of Cyprus

Cyprus

July 14th 2006
We are back on the road and the first stop is Cyprus. Our last visit to this busy island was an unplanned stop, 7 years ago, by the airline we were flying. This time Ron did the research and we planned a visit to the west end of the island to see the town of Pafos. Luckily we arrived and left before all the flights and boats started arriving from Lebanon. Pafos has a collection of Greek and ... read more
Middle East » Cyprus

Cypriot Flag A former British colony, Cyprus received independence in 1960 following years of resistance to British rule. Tensions between the Greek Cypriot majority and Turkish Cypriot minority came to a head in December 1963, when violence broke out in the capi... ... read more
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