Sunday, October 23, 2016

The President's Visit, Lisa's Birthday and a Country walk.

Sunrise Over Pissouri

On Sunday, Security was tight in the Village square of Pissouri as the Cypriot President, Nicos Anastasiades, visited to unvail a new statue.

Back in our Old City of Cardiff, Lisa Celebrated another birthday with a night out with here girlfriends.  

As we enter the final week of October, the fine warm weather continues in Cyprus and we took the chance to get on our walking boots and do a few miles in the beautiful countryside that surrounds Pissouri.


Monday, October 17, 2016

Cyprus Night

To end the girl's week long stay in Pissouri we all went down the village square to watch the entertainment on "Cyprus night".
The Platea restaurant was the venue for an evening of traditional dancing, glass balancing and bouzouki playing.


Below is a short video of our so called "Christmas Day" trip to Latchi.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Latchi Boat trip and a Shirley Valentine Sunset

On Tuesday we drove over to Latchi to take a boat ride out to the Famous "Blue Lagoon" for an afternoon of swimming and Snorkeling. For some Very Strange reason we all wore Christmas hats for the day.

Late afternoon we then made our way back to Paphos and the Bonamare beach bar for a few drinks and to watch the Sunset over the sea, a good way to end a fun day out.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Girls are in Town

Lisa, Pat and Natalie arrived at Paphos airport for a week's holiday in Cyprus, leaving a chilly Bristol airport they took the 4 hour flight arriving just before Midnight.

On Sunday we made our way over to the Hillview restaurant for a lovely Sunday lunch and to catch up with all the family News.

After Lunch, we popped down to the Grape and Grain to see the band, Cadillac Jack. A good crowd enjoyed some excellent music as the Sunet over Pissouri Bay.

The Following day the Girls relaxed by the pool and soaked up the Sunshine.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Paphos Walk and a New Travel Blog

Even though we are now into October the temperatures are still hovering in the low 30's. On Sunday we blew the cobwebs away with a long walk along the seafront in Paphos.

Mandy's niece, tanith, has just started a 12 Month back packing journey and is keeping a blog of her trip, its funny and informative...its at

Monday, September 26, 2016

Re-Take That, BBQ and Mid Life Crisis

On Friday evening, the tribute band, Re Take That, came to the Pissouri Amphitheater. A sell out crowd had the place bouncing as they sang and danced to all the old hits.

On Saturday, Happy Valley was the Venue for the British Forces Episkopi fete, Bryan gave us a demonstration of his skills on a Segway.

Sheena and Bryan were kind enough to invite us around to their house for a BBQ with friends and visiting family. A lovely meal and a host of Giggles made for a wonderful evening.

On Sunday we met up with our old Friends, Simon and Karen, our first stop was the Hillview restaurant for a lovely Sunday dinner with those great view over towards Akrotiri peninsular.

We then made our way down to the Grape and Grain in Pissouri Bay to watch the band "Mid Life Crisis", who were Very good . We also met up with Jan and Alun who had just returned from Italy.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Electrical Storm, a First Birthday and Sunsets

On Wednesday we had our first rains after the Summer season, at Midnight a huge electrical storm passed over the village. Earlier that evening we said Goodbye to our friends, Sally and Billy, who are returning to the Channel Islands.

On Thursday Jude celebrated his first birthday with a trip to Folly Farm in South Wales. He also got to play with his new "Brick Truck"

As Summer slowly draws to a close in Cyprus, it gives us a chance to see some superb views from our balcony of the sun setting behind the clouds over the Mediterranean sea.