An Island Divided February 26th 2011 It’s hard to come to Cyprus and ignore the fact that the island is split in two. On the southern side you have the Greek-Cypriots and on the northern side you have the Turkish- Cypriots, all separated by the so-called Green Line. No there is no physical green line, it’s named so because of a General Young of the British Army who used a green pencil to identify a division of political and socia ... read more
Middle East » Cyprus 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
With Zoe having spent months reading various adventures here on TravelBlog for months before the actual trip, it only seems fitting that we share our mini-adventure here too. For friends and family who want to keep up to date with us, for similar travellers looking for hints and tips, or for people bored at work and need a glimpse into what lies beyond the four walls (like Zoe used to be!).
Hope we are entertaining and witty (ie Susan) and give you a good read - if not message us and let us know!
Zoe and Susan
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