Blogs from Polis, Paphos, Cyprus, Middle East


Middle East » Cyprus » Paphos » Polis June 20th 2013

Lynne and I have spent a couple of weeks resting and relaxing on this wonderful island where the weather has been perfect, although it is now hotting up, and the people are so friendly and helpful. We have been staying at a villa near the coastal town of Latchi which is on the North West point of West Cyprus. Both Latchi and the nearby town of Polis have a fair selection of decent restaurants and I must say Trip Advisor has been very helpful in locating the best. Most of the time has been spent relaxing around the pool at the villa and I am now on my 5th book. A swim between chapters is most refreshing.However we have not been completely lazy and we have had a few trips out in the car (which is ... read more
The beach at Agios Georgios
Harbour at Cape Drepano
Villa Mandola Rosa

Middle East » Cyprus » Paphos » Polis May 4th 2011

The owner of our hotel in Polis doesn't seem to like me a whole lot. He's friendly with J., but when he looks at me, he squints, sending me waves that seem to express: "I know what you're up to. We don't take kindly to people like you around here." He must have me confused with someone else. He offers us a drink, or some sweets? twice and we say no thank you, waiting for him to hand over the key, so we can retreat to our room. We go for a little walk around town and find that it's neat, but not much to speak of, which is good, for we are in search of peace and quiet. When we get to the centre, there are caf├ęs, restaurants and sports pubs lining the tiny pedestrian ... read more
Akamas Peninsula scenery
Lord Satan skanking
Brits will be Brits

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