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CYPRUS, HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE.
ADAPTED FROM THE GERMAN BY FRANZ VON LÖHER.
WITH MUCH ADDITIONAL MATTER BY MRS. A. BATSON JOYNER.
AND TWO MAPS.
LONDON: W. H. ALLEN & CO., 13, WATERLOO PLACE. Publishers to the India Office.  1878.


CHAPTER I - LARNAKA (1)

The first appr to Larnaka, the ch sea-port o Cyprus, i well calcu to imp the trav . The boun expanse o blue s and s , the bo outline o the hi and moun , brought o as th are in sharp rel by t clearness a brilliancy o the atmos , seem t throw t works o man f into t background a boldly ass the sim grandeur o nature.

Such we my invol reflections a we dro anchor i the ro of Larnaka on April 21st, 1877. This entr to t island disp an expa bay, t yellow sa of wh are bord by a extensive pl , broken b bare a rocky hi , and i the bl distance bac by a chain o mountains. A landscape w before m , in wh the to , gardens, a buildings const only mi accessories. Larnaka appeared a a me speck o the bo of t open cou . The ha contains ab fifty hou , built i the cen of t curve o the b , and ab them wa the varie flags o the diff consulates, surmo by poi minarets a a n belfry. The town o Larnaka its lies f behind, a is sepa by wi fields fr the ha . Thanks t the kind of t German con , a frie welcome awa me a the landin -, where I found a dragoman re to con me t my desti . Before lea the ha , however, I inspected i streets, wh presented a animated appea . Artisans pl their tra in a directions, a dirt rei supreme. The rows o houses inters with sta mansions, chur , and gar , filled wi waving pa , constitute i principal attra ; all el is stri Oriental, nam , its fi , rags, a miserable hu of wo and cl .

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