“After the Berlin Wall came down I visited that city and I will never forget it. The abandoned checkpoints. The sense of excitement about the future. The knowledge that a great continent was coming together. Healing those wounds of our history is the central story
For the next 2 weeks we’re featuring our “Strolling Through Modern-Day Cyprus Series” – revisiting one of the fascinating stops on our Round-the-World trip.
The island nation of Cyprus is at the crossroads of three continents: Europe, Africa, and Asia. It’s the bullseye between Greece, Turkey, Egypt, and the Middle East – not the quietest neighborhood on the planet.
The turkey is down to bones, and even the cranberry salad is gone. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are distant memories (at least until the credit card bill arrives) and now it’s time for thoughts of Christmas … in case you hadn’t heard.
On our RTW, we took thousands of photos (thank goodness for digital), and we enjoy looking back through them and reliving fun moments. In this post, and many to follow, we’ll share some of our favorites with you.
“Remember to celebrate the milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.” –Nelson Mandela
We had read about Nicosia – a beautiful walled city with an interesting historic area … and the only divided capital in the world! We were intrigued by these conflicting images, so yesterday we visited to check out both aspects.