On the bluff above the peninsula's point they're flying the Turkish flag (left) along with the Northern Cypriot flag (right). This is a political issue so complicated that I'm not going to even try explain.
Weekend Warrior Style March 4th 2012 As I’ve said before, traveling is a lot about firsts. Here’s the short list of my big firsts in Cyprus:
It's the first time I’ve been to Cyprus, the first time I ever rented a car, (they gave me a Chevy Aveo), and the first time I got to drive on the left side of the road, like the British.
Getting out of the city is a big priority for me this spring. While it was cold and snowing in I ... 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
I live in Cusco, Peru and will be posting mostly about my trips around Peru and South America. From August 2012 to June 2014 I lived in Dhaka, Bangladesh and blogged about living there and traveling around Southeast Asia. This blog also contains my stories from living in Istanbul, two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, and some other travels. ... full info