Friday, December 13, 2013

Villages of Cyprus

Beauties of Cyprus
Situated in the mountainous Pitsilia region of Troodos, Palaichori is a large village with a rich history and unique. It is one of the most picturesque villages in the mountains in the region of Pitsilia worth visiting. (Picture by Sophocles Michaelides)
Βρίσκεται στην ορεινή περιοχή Πιτσιλιάς του Τροόδους. Το Παλαιχώρι είναι ένα μεγάλο , ξεχωριστό χωριό με πλούσια ιστορία. Είναι ένα από τα πιο γραφικά χωριά στα βουνά στην περιοχή της Πιτσιλιάς.
Oikos is a very small and picturesque village in the nicosia District, located near Kalopanayiotis in the beautiful Marathassa valley. It is one of the most photographed villages in Cyprus. (Picture by Nicos Karanikis).
Ο Οίκος είναι ένα πολύ μικρό και γραφικό χωριό στην επαρχία Λευκωσίας, που βρίσκεται κοντά στον Καλοπαναγιώτη στην όμορφη κοιλάδα Μαραθάσας. Είναι ένα από τα πιο φωτογραφημένα χωριά της Κύπρου.
Kalopanayiotis village is one of the 21 destinations around Europe awarded the title of «2011 European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) in Tourism and Regeneration of Physical Sites».
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Καλοπαναγιώτη είναι ένας από τους 21 προορισμούς σε όλη την Ευρώπη, που του έχει απονεμηθεί ο τίτλος «Ευρωπαϊκός Προορισμός Αριστείας στον Τουρισμό και στην Ανάπλαση Φυσικών Χώρων 2011».

6 comments:

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Lovely scenic and picturesque village !

Lydia said...

Oh my! Oikos just stole my heart! There are no words to say how beautiful I think it is. ♥

Anonymous said...

Dear Lydia and Ramakrishnan,

Many thanks for your kind comments about my photograph. I am indeed honored!

In case you can spare the time just go through the link http://cps-iodpc.com.cy/cusers/login/CD/ to view the results of our Cyprus International Digital Photo Competition 2013.

With best wishes

Nicos
Hon. President, Cyprus Photographic Society

Ola said...

amazing colors!

Renuka said...

Beautiful! Cyprus is an amazing place. :)

Magia da Inês said...

Belas paisagens de Chipre.

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