Old Theletra was abandoned several decades ago. The threat of landslides drove the population up the hll to a new settlement. Since then the village has mainly been left to crumble, save for its church and a few buildings which are still inhabited. At first glance, there is not much to see here, aside from some picture-postcard views. But get adventurous, and there is a whole host of places to explore...
Tonight the Mayor of Paphos switched on the Paphos Christmas Lights, accompanied by marching bands and performing artists. We went along to take a look, and have a gander at some of the other lights around Paphos this Christmas.
While we were exploring the sulphur springs of Miliou a few weeks ago, we couldn't help but notice a village in the distance. When we realised that it was the abandoned village of Theletra, we were surprised, as we hadn't appreciated how close the two places were. So we thought we would find a scenic route between the two locations...
As you drive to Polis on the B7, past Miliou, you will see a sign pointing to a church. If your Greek is as basic as ours, you will need Google Translate to tell you that it is the Church of the Prophet Elias. This is good to know, because you won't be able to find it on the map. When you see how small the church is, you will understand why...
Public nurses will go on strike on Wednesday from noon to 2pm at all general hospitals to protest incidents of violence against health professionals and against poor working conditions, nurses union Pasyno announced on Tuesday.
General shops will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day as well as on January 1, 2 and 6, the Labour Ministry said on Tuesday.
It said that under the law, all general shops must adhere to Christmas shopping hours from December 1 to 31, which allows them to remain open until 8 pm. On Christmas eve and New Year’s eve they can remain open until 6 pm.
Snow has fallen in the Troodo Mountains as shown in the video by
It comes during a generally overcast day, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms forecast for much of the week.
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Expect showery weather late Wednesday night through Thursday morning