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November 30th, 2010 | Cyprus

Riding in Cyprus – The Karpasian Peninsula.

Although the houses and buildings in this part of Cyprus a little rundown, the roads linking the main villages and towns, are great to ride on…That is, until you get to the town of Dipkarpaz… Through Boğaz and Cayirova, and on to Kumyali and Ziyamet, we rode through extensive farmland, mostly planted with potatoes, with […]

November 30th, 2010 | Cyprus

Crossing the Green Line, and the Big 5-0…!!

Anybody who thinks that the Northern Cypriots do not consider themselves as a separate country, should spend a pleasant hour or two crossing the Green Line…!! After riding through the small town of Pyla, where by the way, Greeks and Turks have lived side by side in relative harmony, and ignored most of the politics […]

November 30th, 2010 | Cyprus

Leaving Lucky’s…

I could hardly believe it when I counted up the days and realised that I had stayed at Lucky’s Hotel for 22 of them…!! It seemed like only yesterday that I rode off the ferry and headed for the mountains behind Kerynia, to cross over into Cyprus, proper…!! It had been the longest time that […]

November 26th, 2010 | Cyprus

Riding in Cyprus – Last Ride to Pafos

I had been to Pafos on two previous occasions but not had the opportunity to visit any of the many attractions the area has to offer… I had either arrived in the town too late in the afternoon, or had enjoyed my visit with Lucien and Sandra too much to cut it short and go […]

November 25th, 2010 | Cyprus

Downtime and Admin…

After another round of “needle treatment” on my troublesome elbow, I have been advised to take it easy for the next 48 hours… The cortisone will hopefully kick in and begin working its magic during this time… A scan showed that it is not the joint that is the problem, but the tendons who are […]

November 22nd, 2010 | Cyprus

Riding in Cyprus – Apollon Hylatis

To the west of Limassol, a few kilometres beyond the vast archeological site of Kourion, the coastal road climbs up onto a plateau from where you can look down onto the narrow strip of farmland that runs along the seashore… Having decided to stay in Cyprus for a few more days while the treatment on […]