Spirals of Time

For some reason my attention today has been on the Roman Empire and its rise and fall. Here in North Cyprus there are remnants of Roman occupation all over the place – from the huge complex ruin of Salamis on the south coast to five minutes from here where I live on the north coast … More Spirals of Time

Lambousa – Ancient Roman Port in North Cyprus

Since I mentioned Lambousa in my last post, I thought I’d share some photos of this fascinating piece of history. Lambousa was an ancient port with around 10,000 inhabitants and was renowned for the wealth of its inhabitants. Unfortunately it used to get raided a lot and eventually its people moved inland to the foothills … More Lambousa – Ancient Roman Port in North Cyprus