Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cyprus travelogue: Bellapais Abbey

Κυπριακά δαμαί Our second day trip was to Bellapais Abbey. If you regularly read my blog, you’ll know that the history of the island is a great passion of mine. I had only seen Bellapais on  framed posters/photos which lamented … Continue reading

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On a day like today in the history of Cyprus

Nothing happened today in the history of Cyprus. That is to say, nothing happened which the fathers of our history thought worthy of writing about, from Herodotus to Bustronius  all the way to Kyrris and Papadopoullos. No king was crowned. … Continue reading

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