Thursday, March 31, 2016

Last day in Cyprus

We spent a great last evening with delicious food in a restaurant in Nicosia.

Tommorow we will travel to Turkey and continue our adventures!

Monday, March 28, 2016

Saint Barnabas Monastery and Salamis

 Today we visited the monastery of Saint Barnabas, Cyprus' patron saint.

 Later that day we visited the ruins of SSalamis, where we looked at a lot of beautyful ancient pillars...

 ...even climbed some of them...

 ...and enjoyed the sun!

Monday, March 21, 2016

Down the hill

After we enjoyed the great view...

 ...we started our way back down.

 The sun came out and we admired the first  green.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

At St. Hilarion castle

 Furher up the mountain there is the castle St Hilarion, founded by a hermit in the 10th century, first as a monastery.

 We enjoyed the great view from the queens window.

 Fortunately, we are not afraid of height!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Bellapais Monastery

Today we ahd a great trip to Bellapais Monastery!

 We admired a lot of really old gothic buildings and stones...

...imagining the monks in the past walking around the monastery.