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Cyprus Traditions

Cyprus Traditions

There adore children, cats and strong coffee, andguests are always welcome and are ready to offer them the best. The sun and the sea, archaeological antiquities, historical sites and unique traditions allow Cyprus to spend a vacation on the island of Aphrodite bright and exciting. And what else is needed for happiness gray gritty exhausted traveler who hears the sound of the waves even in a dream?

How to sit in three chairs?

The answer to this question any Cypriot can not givethinking: a cup of coffee at a local coffee shop. Coffee here - a ritual and a cult drink it a lot and tasteful, making yourself at the same time the most comfortable conditions. Young Cypriot coffee house - a few tables behind which spend their time respected people in love with the island and its life under the sun. One chair is made to sit on the second you can put your feet up, if you want to relax, while the third serves as a support for an ashtray or cup.
According to the tradition of Cyprus, serves coffee in any restaurant before an order is accepted, it is far more pleasant to expect your meal with a cup of drink.

Noble heart

According to the old adage that you can nottrust a man who can hurt a cat, all Cypriots - honorable and reliable. Here love chetverolapyh and baleen, because according to legend, they once saved the island from the invasion of the snakes. Seals are found everywhere, and no matter whether they have a host, all of them well fed and very well feel under the southern sun.
Still, the main Greek love - children. On the island of Aphrodite is difficult to hear the baby crying, and in the taverns and restaurants can often be seen as waiters swiftly and deftly slip between the tables, holding in one hand a heavy tray, and the other - baby. According to the tradition of visiting Cyprus accepted care, but because the child's parents can easily dine here and stay together.

Useful things

  • Being a guest in the house of a Cypriot, grab a bouquet of flowers for the hostess and a small souvenir for the family head.
  • When ordering in a restaurant, keep in mind the size oflocal portions! According to the tradition of Cyprus, the cook can get out of the kitchen and wonder why guest did not finished his meal, so sometimes one plate for two is enough.
  • Going for souvenirs, be prepared that the shopkeeper will offer you a cup of coffee. Do not give up, because it is in such a situation is possible to negotiate a pretty good discounts on items.


  • Cyprus Traditions
  • Cyprus Traditions

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