Spring Break: The Roman Mosaics at Paphos

The Paphos Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consists of the ruins of the former capital of Cyprus. The site itself consists of the Asklipeion, the Roman Odeon, the Agora, the “Saranda Kolones” (Forty Columns) Castle, the Basilica of Chrysopolitissa, the Hellenistic Theatre and the Paphos Roman mosaics which can be found at the … More Spring Break: The Roman Mosaics at Paphos

Spring Break: Castles in the Kyrenia Mountains

Located near the sea, the Kyrenia Mountains were of strategic importance. Three castles were built on the peaks: St. Hilarion, Buffavento, and Kantara. All located in the North, I got to see the former two. St. Hilarion The best preserved of the three strongholds, its location provided the castle with command of the pass road … More Spring Break: Castles in the Kyrenia Mountains