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Stroumbi Village (Paphos, ...
Stroumbi Village (Paphos, Pafos)
Stroumbi is located about 15 kilometres north-east of Pafos. The village is built at an average altitude of 450 metres and receives an average annual rainfall of about 665 millimetres. Vines of mostly wine-making varieties, fruit-trees, almond, olive, and walnut trees are cultivated in its region. Regarding transportation, the village stands at about the middle of the route from Pafos (17 km.) to Polis Chrysochous (20 km.). The village's old position was found about one kilometre north of today's ...
Tala Village (Paphos, ...
Tala Village (Paphos, Pafos)
The village Tala is found in the district of Pafos, at a distance of 8 kilometers north of the city of Pafos, within a magical natural environment. In regards to transportation, the village connects to the monastery of “Agios Neofytos” in the northeast (about 2 kilometers), which is within its administrative boundaries. In the south it connects with the village Emba (about 4 kilometers) and from there on with the city of Pafos. The village is built at an average altitude of 280 meters. It has a general tilt from ...
The story of Agios ...
The story of Agios Neofytos and the holy monastery in Tala Village (Paphos, Pafos)
At a distance of about one thousand meters from the community of Tala lies the monastery of Agios Neofytos. The founder of the monastery, St. Neofytos, was born in Lefkara in 1134 from a poor and large family. At the age of 18 his parents got him engaged in spite of his wishes (in those days the marriage affairs were handled by the parents without asking the opinion of those that were about to be married). So St. neophytes abandoned the village and secretly went to the monastery of St. John “the Chrysostom” of ...
Cyprus Articles [ Leaders’ wives to meet for coffee in Kyrenia ]
Leaders’ wives to meet for coffee in Kyrenia
FIRST Lady Elsi Christofias will cross to the north this afternoon to have coffee with Oya Talat, the wife of the Turkish Cypriot leader.
Mrs Christofias has accepted an invitation to join Mrs Talat at the latter’s home in Kyrenia. The visit is entirely social, although it is felt that such contacts also help the climate between the two leaders during the ongoing negotiations.
Mrs Talat visited Mrs Christofias’ home in Makedonitissa in Nicosia in a personal capacity in April this year.
(Source: Cyprus Mail)
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