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The Abandoned Village of Theletra - Part 2

In our last blog we started exploring the abandoned village of Theletra. There was a lot to explore, so we split the blog in two. In this, the second part, we examine buildings behind the church, visit an old, abandoned school, and risk fig pimples to bring you splendid views from the top of the town...

The Abandoned Village of Theletra - Part 1

Old Theletra was abandoned several decades ago. The threat of landslides drove the population up the hll to a new settlement. Since then the village has mainly been left to crumble, save for its church and a few buildings which are still inhabited. At first glance, there is not much to see here, aside from some picture-postcard views. But get adventurous, and there is a whole host of places to explore...

Paphos Christmas Lights Switched On!

Tonight the Mayor of Paphos switched on the Paphos Christmas Lights, accompanied by marching bands and performing artists. We went along to take a look, and have a gander at some of the other lights around Paphos this Christmas.

From Miliou To Theletra

While we were exploring the sulphur springs of Miliou a few weeks ago, we couldn't help but notice a village in the distance. When we realised that it was the abandoned village of Theletra, we were surprised, as we hadn't appreciated how close the two places were. So we thought we would find a scenic route between the two locations...

Latest News Articles

Hundreds take part in annual Paphos Santa Run event

Paphos held its annual Santa Run on Sunday with hundreds of people taking part.

The event was supported by Paphos municipality, which organised a charity bazaar as part of the days events, which expected to attract 500 to 600 people.

Rain and storms to gradually recede, giving rise to higher temperatures

The low-pressure system affecting the region with rain and storms is due to start gradually receding on Sunday, the met office said.

On Sunday the weather will be mostly cloudy. Some rain is expected and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Snow is expected to fall on the highest peaks of the Troodos.

Heavy rain, storms and snow

A low pressure system moving east from Italy is expected to affect Cyprus from Friday evening, with heavy rains and thunderstorms.

During the day, it is going to be partly cloudy and temperatures will rise to 19C in most areas and 9C in the higher mountains.

By the evening, intense rain and thunderstorms will prevail, while snow or sleet will fall in the Troodos region.

Rain makes roads dangerous, yellow warning still in place

While a yellow weather warning due to heavy rain remains in place until Thursday afternoon, the fire service was asked to assist with 25 cases related to rainfall from Wednesday morning until the early hours.