Famagusta or Magusa

Magusa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Dec 30, 2022 The name might read Famagusta, but cross the border and it becomes Magusa. It was simple enough to get to the bus station, in the northern part of Nicosia. More of a bus stop, the dust-laden little room sat at the corner, well known enough to … More Famagusta or Magusa

A City Frozen in Time

Turkish Nicosia Dec 29, 2022 Most of Nicosia is like any modern city with its bland concrete blocks and the most interesting part is the old walled city. Originally begun in the 13th century AD, the current fortified structure with its eleven pentagonal bastions date from the Venetian period of 16th century. Almost a perfect … More A City Frozen in Time