Byzantine tradition and art treasure.
Every village has one or more churches,many of wich contain stunning icons.
Many fine exampies of Byzantine art surfived here,
hidden away in the pine forests and mountians,
are Cyprus'painted churches with the colourful frescoes
on the walls and apses,ten of the finest examples are put on the
UNESCO Hermitage List.
Cyprus and Malta have the approval from the EU-top,
to introduce the euro in january 2008.
The ministers of finance must give definite approval on 10th july 2007.
That the eurozone will be 15 countries.
Cyprus is a haven for bargains!Good buys here
include glasses,(up to 50% cheaper than in the UK!!),
leather (jackets and Shoes),
lacework,jewellery,brandy,wine,and much,much more.
Shopping hours chop and change frequently,
so I shall endeavour to keep it up to date as they do.
For now,the shops are open:
9.00am - 1.00pm/4.00pm - 7.00pm Monday,Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday.Wednesday and Saturday,
they are open only in the morning
and Sundays closed.Having said that,the main supermarkets
stay open until 9.00pm Monday,Tuesday,Thursday and Friday,
2.00pm on Wednesday and 3.00pm on Saterday.