Aphrodite's Rock

Published 14th of February, 2021

Let's Go To The Rock


Don't worry though. I won't recite it here. Let's head that way.


The drone takes a mean picture. Incidentally, it is now fully licensed. I had to do an online exam and pay €30 but Paphos Life are now fully licensed drone operators. Toot toot.

Around We Go


Have you ever wondered what the southern side facing the sea actually looks like? You are about to find out.

Aphrodite's View Point


First though, we have to drive around to the other side of the rock. From my first location, the drone was directly between me, the rock, and the sun, so I couldn't see it. Being a responsible drone owner who has passed his exam, I know how important it is to be able to see the drone at all times. So we came around to this side. Plus, the light was better for stills from here.

If you look at the rocks on your left you can see a bit of ongoing erosion. If similar is happening just up the coast you can understand why they would have to close the road.

Arty Squares


From this viewpoint you get a beautiful view of the rock. There are also some nice frames. From this angle they don't make much sense. A useful place to hang your legitimate-drone-user's-halo from, but other than that...

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