Author: Rajaram S

Spring in Cyprus 4

Spring in Cyprus

Forget the beaches, forget the half-naked Britishers, leave the shores and head out to the countryside. It is spring in Cyprus and this is when Cyprus is at its best. A cool breeze, a...

Stavravouni monastery near larnaca 1

Stavravouni monastery near larnaca

The most prominent mountain-top visible once one enters Cyprus through Larnaca, stavravouni monastery  (sometimes spelt as Stavrovouni Monastery on road signs) is the oldest monastery in Cyprus (Kykkos monastery is the most famous though)....

Sleepless in Seattle! 0

Sleepless in Seattle!

No, this is not the Kalidonia Waterfall in Cyprus, but the Narada Falls in Mount Rainier National Park near Seattle in USA. Yeah, I am in the US of A now and ensuring that...

Lightning Strikes and Tornados in Cyprus 5

Lightning Strikes and Tornados in Cyprus

Cyprus is not known for extreme weather. During the winter season, we do get the occassional thunderstorm which have even lead to minor flooding in Larnaca and Nicosia. Though rare, these thunderstorms do put...