A block of apartments at Kefalos Tourist Village in Cyprus

Holiday apartment block

One of the apartment buildings at Kefalos Tourist Village in Paphos, Cyprus. Each comprised four self-contained apartments complete with kitchen facilities and a private balcony. One of these served as our home for the week we spent in Cyprus. I can still taste the halloumi […]

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Roman columns at Salamis in Cyprus

Bygone era

More Roman columns from the ruins of Ancient Salamis. For this shot I decided to play around with some textures layers to give the image a more worn and vintage feel. Though I’m not totally sure whether I like the result – perhaps a little […]

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Headless statues in the ruins of the Roman gymnasium at Salamis in Cyprus

Headless statues

Some of the headless statues that can be seen in the ruins of the Roman gymnasium complex at Ancient Salamis in north-eastern Cyprus. As I said in an earlier post, it is not clear why all the statues are headless/faceless. One theory is that they […]

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Roman columns at Salamis in Cyprus

Neglected ruins

More neglected broken Roman columns at Ancient Salamis in north-eastern Cyprus. These columns were lying beside one of the dirt tracks that link the main sites, forgotten and a little overgrown like many of the ruins here that have yet to be properly excavated. For […]

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Roman columns at Salamis in Cyprus

Forgotten past

Roman columns at Ancient Salamis in north-eastern Cyprus. These columns were lying beside one of the dirt tracks that link the main sites, forgotten and a little overgrown like many of the ruins here that have yet to be properly excavated. For a general description […]

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Ruins of the Roman baths at Salamis in Cyprus

Roman sudatorium (sweating room)

Inside the ruins of the Roman bath complex at Ancient Salamis in north-eastern Cyprus. For a general description of Salamis see here. Although Roman in nature, this bath complex was actually reconstructed by the Byzantines in the fourth century following earthquakes in 332 and 342 […]

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