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Cyprus Berlitz Pocket Guide

Cyprus Berlitz Pocket Guide - Unknown Author 50 It's a bad idea to put off reading travel guides until the final days in the country. However, fairly or not, the guide makes short shrift of Paphos as a destination for ancient architecture and beauty. The fact that it describes the people of Cyprus as being so grateful for British rule, then innocently overrun by the big bad Turks makes the history quite suspicious, although it does a fine job of discounting the imperialism of Lawrence Durrell's Cyprus memoirs in one tight sentence. It's a pity that both Paphos and the "beautiful" parts of North Cyprus seem so hard to reach by local bus.