Picture of the Day; Famagusta ruins

The ancient city of Salamis was the capital of Cyprus as far back as 1100 BC. The city shared the fate of the rest of the island, during the various occupations by the various dominant powers in the Middle East, i.e. Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians and Romans. The old site has an area of ​​one square mile extending along the seashore. There is still a large area awaiting excavation and this is forested with mimosa, pine and eucalyptus trees.


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At the age of ten Sophia moved from Sweden in 1998 and has since lived in several locations around the world including Spain, and has been residing in North Cyprus for four years now. Her educational background is in marketing, hotel management and real estate, and she now works as a real estate agent and is editor in chief for New Cyprus Magazine. If you any questions for Sophia, please write to: