Kato Paphos In Springtime

Published 12th of March, 2018

We have visitors at the moment, so have been showing them the sights. In between times I have taken the occasional photo, which put together paints a nice picture of Kato Paphos in the Springtime. It is busy getting ready for the forthcoming season, but still manages to maintain it's beauty...

St Nicholas Church

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We had arranged to meet our guests at 2PM, but were a bit early, so we pulled in besides this lovely church to have a wander and take some photographs. You can find it up past the Aquamare on the way to Geroskipou.

Towards Riccos Beach

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There is a well-maintained coastal path that runs all the way from Geroskipou Beach through Paphos and out past the Tomb of the Kings. We weren't going to walk on it, but I was intrigued by the slides so decided to take a closer look.

Louis Phaethon Beach Club

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Looks like a fun place for kids.

Sea of Yellow

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Turning back towards Paphos, I was greated with the familiar sea of yellow. I decided to head off the path though, towards the sea.

More Ruins

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I was surprised to find yet more excavations. I guess the whole of Paphos must be an archaelogical site, waiting to be excavated. I wonder, in two thousand years time, will future archaeologists dig through the remains of modern Paphos to get to the remains of ancient Paphos?

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