Spring Break: The Painted Churches of Troodos

Located in the Troodos mountain range are ten painted churches which make up one UNESCO World Heritage Site. Together, they provide brilliant examples of various trends in Byzantine and post-Byzantine art, from the 11th to the 19th century. We were able to see six of them, in addition to a number of traditional, small Cypriot … More Spring Break: The Painted Churches of Troodos

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