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The Troodos is a massif of eroded igneous rock with deep valleys and steep mountainsides covered with virgin forest of Pine and Cedar.Rising to a height of 6,500 feet Troodos is a complete contrast to the more well known coastal areas of Cyprus. The Troodos range abounds in nature trails which are a delight for bikers, walkers, bird watches and botanists alike.There are many types of fauna and flora which are unique to Cyprus including herds of grazing Moufflon or ...
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Cyprus Focuses on Maritime Tourism A total of six marinas are planned The Limassol Marina, which is being built to the west of the old port and will  have a capacity of 1,000 vessels.  Contsruction of the marina and the first phase of homes is underway.For information go tohttp://www.elysianfieldsproperties.com/properties/search/?status=sale&category=53 The Ayios Raphael Marina in Limassol will continue to operate with a capacity of 25...
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An interesting article on the Expat forum on living in Cyprus http://www.expatforum.com/cyprus/living-in-cyprus.html...
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It is believed that here has been a commercial wine industry in Cyprus longer than anywhere else in the world.However the quality of the wines produced in Cyprus has not always been the best but thankfully today's wine industry produces very good quality wines at affordable prices. It is believed that that wild vine from which all of the modern grape varieties descended grew in Cyprus thousands of years ago and from here it spread across Europe and to the Middle Ea...
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According to Greek Mythology, The Elysian Fields were the place where the heroes and those favoured by the Gods went after their death to spend eternity. Here the sun always shines, no one is ever unhappy and there is an abundance of fine foods and wines.In other words the Elysian fields are paradise. To us the beautiful Island of Cyprus is the closest thing to paradise on Earth so the choice of name for our website was an obvious one. With more days of suns...
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The first settlers arrived on the island around 7000BC and were originally from the Near East. Over the next few centuries the fortunes of Cyprus fluctuated with the discovery of copper which brought new settlers from Anatolia which saw the island becoming prosperous followed by a catastrophic earthquake towards the end of the Bronze Age which left most of the settlements completely destroyed. The aftermath of this earthquake was Cyprus's darkest hour with its popu...
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The island of Cyprus is known as the birthplace of Aphrodite the goddess of love.Cyprus is steeped in history with ancient monuments and sites of interest wherever you go. Ancient Greek and Roman ruins abound mingling with the modern Cyprus. You never have to venture very far to explore the history of the island. Its position in the Eastern Mediterranean makes it a great base for exploring other exotic places such as Greece, Egypt and the Middle East with mini crui...
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