I am given a cabin to share with the MP, whom I view after the long days in Nicosia more and more as a very old friend.
Nicosia has been aggressively courting Tel Aviv to this end.
Cyprus (of which Nicosia is the capital and seat of Government) is 120 miles in length and about 50 broad.
Nicosia, however, has one feature which is in Damascus wanting.
Nicosia is a very handsomely built town, with beautiful gardens, and surrounded with strongly built fortifications.
The government thirds lie neglected in a “Cyprus Museum” maintained at Nicosia by voluntary subscription.
An institution worthy of special notice is the home and farm for lepers near Nicosia, accommodating over a hundred inmates.
The place to which Isaac had retreated was a city which he possessed in the interior of the island called Nicosia.
We started a little golf club at Nicosia, and laid out a nine-hole course.
The two best samples reported on were grown in the Nicosia plain.
Note: People of Greek origin make up four-fifths of the population, and those of Turkish origin compose the other fifth. Conflict between the two led to a Turkish invasion that divided the island in the 1970s.