Tsiknopempti Day Drive

Published 14th of March, 2019

One Last Flower

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Out of interest, what was the theme to the carnival? The press release we promoted said it was Halloween. However, an article in Cyprus Mail the day before said it was Africa.

To The Church

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After the Peyia Overlook, we headed for the Akamas. If you drive along the coast road towards the Akamas, it veers left near Agios Georgios. You then turn right at the Sunset Restaurant. However, if you take the right turn directly before that, and drive above Melitis Forest and the Necropolis, you will eventually come to this church. I mention this because you can also get here from the Akamas but those routes are a lot bumpier.

Agia Matrona

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According to Wikipedia, Matrona is a canonized Saint of the Russian Orthodox Church.

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Lots of Friendship Bracelets have been left at the base of her statue.

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According to Google, Saint Matrona was born blind, and is known as Saint Matrona the Blind. You can see this in her depiction on the statue, I think.

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