a view even aphrodite would be proud of

With the kind guidance of our new local friend Anton, who came to Cyprus by way of Bulgaria, we made our way by car...

varosia: caught on camera in a ghost town

Varosia was once one of the most popular tourist areas in the region, and a haven for the elite to sun themselves in...

why all the cyrillic in cyprus?

Leaving Malta was bittersweet, as we had a very nice relaxing stay in a great hotel in St. Julians .  It was easy to...

cyprus top six lists

Continuing the time-honored tradition of the flyingnorthblog, and in an effort to encapsulate the Cyprus experience I’ve been thinking about the best and the...

a complicated matter

The history of Northern Cyprus is a complicated one, and that remains the case today.  From the seventh millennium B.C.E. through the mid-twentieth century...

the flyingnorthblog 2011 year in travel

As I am in constant “country count” competition with a few friends around the world, I am happy to report that in 2011 I...

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