From Simou To Polis

Published 29th of December, 2018

Skarfos Bridge

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As you descend the hill towards the river, you will pass a sign for Skarfos Villas. The next turning after that will take you to Skarfos Bridge. We covered that in a previous blog, so won't dwell on it now.

Skarfos Mill

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Skarfos Mill is also looking good. This is one of the best preserved water mills in Paphos. If you have seen those strange ruins on the sides of valleys that look a bit like the wall of a castle, then you can see a good example here.

What's That?

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But this was a surprise. I don't know if somebody has recently cut down some vegetation, but I am sure we never noticed that structure before. It lies between the mill and the bridge, and is worth investigating.

Mill-Side Approach

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We will have to approach the building from the mill side of the river. Some years ago, the course of the river was diverted a little, to protect the bridge. It now no longer spans the river, so we can't use it to cross.

Hidden Building

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Something used to be in that thicket...

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