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Date at Kyrenia

Below you will find the story about unexpected encounter happened in Kyrenia one year ago. It was brief but powerful, human and genuine. In last twelve months I visited Kyrenia many times. There is very strong feeling inside of me that when two souls meet and connect as two souls did that November’s day ofContinue reading “Date at Kyrenia”

16th century Cyprus and Serbs in Ottoman Empire

Did you know that when Ottoman Empire conquered Cyprus from Venice in 1571 Grand Vizier was Sokolu Mehmed Pasha and that the commander of the Ottoman army was Mustafa Lala Pasha both from Bosnia with Serbian origin. They like Pertev Mehmed Pasha, Piyale Mehmed Pasha, Zal Mahmud Pasha and Huseyin Pasha who also were ofContinue reading “16th century Cyprus and Serbs in Ottoman Empire”

Modus Vivendi, Cyprus history and future

“Cyprus, a little world in itself…no wild beasts or reptiles disturb the solitude. The water is set and cool, the wine is nectar, and the food plain but good; above all , I know that my grave will be respected and that kind hands will close my eyes.” (From the book “Historic Cyprus”) During exceptionallyContinue reading “Modus Vivendi, Cyprus history and future”