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Pictures of a banana tree

Bananas grow in pretty much the whole of Cyprus but are grown primarily on banana plantations in the Paphos region towards Laci and the Güzelyurt area. They stretch along the coast up to the mountains. All products are supplied to the domestic market and have good demand. It has been found that the young banana leaves can help to heal burns and wounds.

Cypriot bananas are environmentally friendly and are not subjected to the treatment of chemicals for disinfection and preservation. Cypriots respect their manufacturers – all products grown in Cyprus are selling very well.

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Banana trees and landscape in Alsancak, North Cyprus

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About Petter Koubek 206 Articles
Has worked as a photographer since 1997. After his apprenticeship he commenced employment at the Metro newspaper in Prague as picture editor and photographer. Since 1998, he has worked freelance mainly for newspapers, weeklies and magazines in Sweden, but also assignments in advertising, weddings and Hus photography. Since March 2014 Petter has been living in Northern Cyprus. His approach is characterized by photojournalism and Petter has a penchant for storytelling with imagery.