In 1974 an attempted coup by Greek Cypriot nationalists ended in an invasion by Turkey and the division of the island.
In the height of summer an escape into the Troodos mountains must be a relief from the high temperatures but for us in the autumn sea level temperatures were perfect so we needed more clothes than we had.
There is a big choice of day trips from Paphos and top of our list was an off road jeep drive to the Akamas peninsular. Continue reading
We chose Paphos in Cyprus mostly because it was nearer to the airport than Limassol.