Spring is in The Air!

Published 20th of February, 2017

Yesterday we took a walk out across the Akamas, above Avakas Gorge (which deserves a blog article of its own). Spring was definitely in the air, and the flowers were blooming. We took a few shots to share.

The Top of the Gorge

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If you've visited Avakas Gorge, you may not have walked it's full length. As you ascend the rocks can get very slippery and it is definitely not something to be attempted after a rain shower. However, if you don't make it to the end you will miss some lovely scenery.

In The Stream

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After the imposing walls of the gorge, the stream ascends into green fields populated by inquisitive goats.

Towards The Main Road

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It is possible to drive near to here in a regular Saloon car, provided you approach from the main, Pegia - Polis road, past Kathikas.

Idyllic Scenery

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Do not attempt to drive here from the Akamas though, unless you are in a 4x4.

Now, what you can't see from these photos, is how many flowers are also blossoming. I am no botanist, so I will rely on readers to enlighten me as to what I have photographed...

White Anemone

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According to my wife, this is a White Anemone.

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