Choirokoitia - Rondavels
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Choirokoitia prehistoric settlement

Choirokoitia (Khirokitia) prehistoric settlement stands on hills of the Maroni River valley, providing a good insight of living conditions and lifestyle of the earliest known culture in Cyprus.

Rear side of the castle in Limassol
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Limassol Castle Cyprus Medieval Museum

Limassol Medieval Castle in the center of Limassol old town was constructed in the 13th century and it is said to have been built on the site where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria of Navarre and crowned her Queen of England in 1191. Until 1950, the castle's basement was used as a prison but has now been converted into a museum.

Tower of Regina - Pervolio - Cyprus
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Tower of Regina

The Tower of Regina is a small stone tower used as an old observatory. It was built between 1489-1570, is only one of the few surviving towers from the Venetian occupation in Cyprus and can be seen from many miles away.

Come and visit this piece of Venetian History in Cyprus.

Foz do Iguacu - The main falls
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Iguazu Falls

Known as Iguazu Falls, Iguassu or Iguaçu Falls, the immense waterfall on the Iguazu River is the symbol of Brazil. The fabulous spectacle that water makes by creating a water curtain formed by exactly 275 individual waterfalls has awed locals and tourists for centuries.

Fort Victoria at Sunset - Cape Coast - Ghana
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Fort Victoria

Fort Victoria was one of a chain of 3 lookout posts built on the hills in the town of Cape Coast around Cape Coast Castle. In 1837 the present Fort Victoria was built on the ruins of its predecessor as a small but strong fort.

Boti Falls
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Boti Falls

Are you looking for a city break and a quick getaway from the city life? Boti Falls and the surrounding forests is exactly the place you are looking for! Beautiful waterfalls, bird songs, serenity and the stunning nature will make you forget all the troubles.

St. Nicholas Cat Monastery
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Monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats

The monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats is located south of the largest lake in Cyprus: Limassol's Salt Lake. It's one of the oldest monasteries in Cyprus and according to legend, it was created by Saint Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great in the 4th century.

A view of Fort William
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Fort William

The trading Fort William was completed by 1757. It was built on hard rock near a sandy beach indentation with a sheltered harbour. The English had built a fort back in 1674 called Fort Charles which was destroyed to prevent it from being captured by other European companies. The English then hurried to construct Fort William.

Ghana discovery
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Itinerary Ideas - 2 Weeks in Ghana

Ghana is exceptionally large and features a diverse set of tourist attractions and vacation spots. Ghana has something for every travel addict. Here are some things you can do in Ghana.

Hamamni Persian Baths
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Hamamni Persian Baths

An oriental landmark at the heart of Tanzania – the Hamamni Persian Baths! Built at the initiative of Sultan Barghash towards the end of the 19th century, Hamamni was the first edifice ever to serve as a public bath in Zanzibar. The baths continued to be used as such until 1920.

Kolossi Castle
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Kolossi Castle

Kolossi Castle - the former Crusader stronghold is located in the village of Kolossi. The initial construction, a fortress was built in the 13th century. The current castle was built on top of it in the 15th century. The castle belonged to the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem but in the 14th century it was overtaken by Knights Templar.

Baths of Aphrodite
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Baths of Aphrodite

The Baths of Aphrodite is natural grotto in the Akamas Peninsula where Aphrodite used to bathe. A magical place which brought Aphrodite and Adonis together and set a beginning of their love story.

Panagia tou Araka - The church
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Church of Panagia Tou Araka

In the village of Lagoudera, at the foothills of the Troodos Mountain, you can visit the Church of Panagia Tou Araka. It is one of ten churches in Cyprus that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The interior of the church is covered in paintings of extraordinary quality, the most complete series of frescoes of the Middle Byzantine period here.

Old mosque in Kaole
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Kaole Ruins

Three miles to the east of Bagamoyo, on the coastline of the Indian Ocean, lies Kaole, a small town and archaeological site in Tanzania. The Kaole Ruins include the remains of a 13th century mosque.

Tomb No 3 with peristyle atrium
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Tombs of the Kings

Imagine, being in a desert-like landscape knowing you are amongst some of Cyprus' most ancient tombs. Lying about two kilometres north-west of Paphos harbour lies the Tomb of the Kings Archeological Site. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site contains carved rocks that date back to the Hellenistic and early Roman periods.

Panayia Phorviotissa Church
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Church of Panagia tis Asinou

The church of Panagia Phorviotissa, better known as Panagia of Asinou is a small church dedicated to the Virgin of Phorbia. It contains some of the finest Byzantine wall paintings on the island, dating from the 12th to the 17th century and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ejisu Bebease Shrine
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Asante Traditional Buildings

The Asante Traditional Buildings are a unique and authentic collection of 13 buildings situated in ten locations. These beautifully decorated buildings, from 100-200 years ago, are probably the last authentic architectural remains from the prosperous Asante Empire times. The Empire reached its golden age in the 18th century.

Nissi Beach
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Nissi Blue Flag Beach

Nissi Beach is a spectacular place to enjoy the sunshine, white sand and the picturesque surroundings when you visit Agia Napa area.

Cape Coast Castle
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Cape Coast Castle Museum

Want to know how the brave new world came into being? Step back a few centuries and visit the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. Now a museum, Cape Coast Castle is one of the about 40 slave castles or large trading posts built by European traders and colonists.

Ghana at Heart - Canoe from the air
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Ecotourism in Ghana

Ghana has a wide variety of EcoTourism options. In this video we would like to take you along to show you some of these pearls.

These are wonderful locations ranging from the Northern Region to Greater Accra, absolutely worth a visit. Join us on this Eco-journey across Ghana!

A Yaw Pare Production, filmed by Michael Larbie.

Fort Batenstein
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Fort Batenstein

Standing tall on a hilltop in Butre village in Western Ghana, Fort Batenstein offers a mesmerising view of the Atlantic coastline. But it was much more than the spectacular panorama and the paradisiacal beauty of the surroundings that urged Dutch settlers to build this small trading fort in 1656 in this area - GOLD.

Fort Amsterdam
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Fort Amsterdam

Fort Amsterdam, built by the British [1638-1645], destroyed by fire in 1640 and rebuilt as heavily fortified fort. In 1661 it became headquarters of English Gold Coast.

Dutch Admiral De Ruyter captured the fort in 1665. In 1811, the people of Anomabu destroyed the fort.

It is believed to be the first slave prison on the Gold Coast.

Avakas Gorge
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Avakas Gorge

Avakas Gorge is a spectacular destination for outdoor and nature enthusiasts. This natural gem hosts an impressive amount of various plant species and animals and is one of the top destinations in Cyprus and Akamas Peninsula.

Larabanga mosque 2016
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Larabanga Mosque

One of the oldest mud mosques in West Africa is the Larabanga Mosque. Built in the 14th century in Sudanic style it has such a historic importance that the people refer to the site as 'Mecca of West Africa'.

The falls
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Akaa Falls

The Akaa Waterfalls is alluded to as nature's undiscovered magnificence in Ghana. Akaa Falls is a stunning waterfall situated in the Eastern Region. Akaa falls take sources from the Boti waterway, the very stream from which the Boti Falls takes its source.

Flybys of Akamas Peninsula National Park
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Flybys of Akamas Peninsula National Park

Flybys of the beautiful Akamas Peninsula

Adomi Bridge
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Volta Lake

Have you ever found yourself wondering the extent modern technology can take us to in realizing our wildest fantasies? Things that were previously perceived as nature’s doing can now be artificially and stably constructed. Let me introduce you to Lake Volta, one of the world’s largest human-made lakes. It is a wonder awaiting you to explore it.

Cyprus is an amazing diving spot
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5 Reasons why the Island of Aphrodite is a Top Holiday destination

An attractive Balkanic riot of cultures, with a tumultuous history and a rich heritage, a stone-throw away from southern Turkey and the extreme eastern point of the European shore of the Mediterranean, Cyprus or the Island of Aphrodite as it is often called. Here are 5 reasons why this island is a top holiday destination.

Fort Metal Cross
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Fort Metal Cross

Reminding of British colonial times, Fort Metal Cross stands tall on a headland near Infuma in Ghana's western region. The quiet waters of the bay are perfect for sailing (if you have a small boat) and canoeing.

Gruta das Encantadas
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Gruta das Encantadas

One of the natural wonders of Brazil, the Enchanted Cave or Gruta das Encantadas in Portoguese, is located in the southern part of the island known as the Honey Island (Ilha do Mel). The cave walls have been formed by a type of rock called migmatite.

The dam
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Akosombo Dam

It all started in 1961 when the government of Ghana was in search of a source of power that would provide electricity for the aluminium industry. It was the same vision that led to the creation of the largest known man-made lake in the world: the great Volta Lake. This led to the construction of the 258 million dollar project: the Akosombo dam.

Petra tou Romiou
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Aphrodites Rock [Petra tou Romiou]

The legendary birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite who rose from the waves. Cyprus coastline of mystery and beauty is worth a visit at any time of the year.

Kykkos Monastery
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Kykkos Monastery

The Monastery of Kykkos is the richest and most lavish of the monasteries of Cyprus. Situated on a mountain peak it is a place that will leave you breathless.

Kouklia site 2
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The Ancient city of Palaipafos

The archaeological site of Palaipafos or 'Old Pafos' reveals many historical facts about legendary Goddess of Love - Aphrodite and the life in ancient times in the village of Kouklia.

Konnos Blue Flag Beach
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Konnos Blue Flag Beach

About four kilometres east of Ayia Napa, on the road from Cape Greco to Protaras you can find Konnos Bay beach. It is one of the most beautiful beaches Cyprus has to offer. The golden sand covers two hundred metres.

View from Akamas to Polis
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Akamas Peninsula National Park

The Akamas Peninsula is a Cyprus National Park located in the north-west part of the island, between towns of Pegeia and Polis. Next to its natural beauty and the huge variety of flora and fauna, other sites of interest include the Baths of Aphrodite 'where the goddess used to bathe' and the turtle nesting place.

Docked in Limassol
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Best places to visit in Cyprus this summer

With summer kicking in soon again, the tourism industry in Cyprus is expected to boom. Here are a few of the best places to visit in Cyprus this summer.

The monastry on the hill
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Stavrovouni Monastery

The historic Holy Monastery of Stavrovouni, also known as the Monastery of the Precious and Life-giving Cross was established during the fourth century. It is situated on the beautiful peak of Mount Stavrovouni in the district of Larnaca and is considered to be one of the oldest monasteries on the globe. It is most certainly the oldest in Cyprus.

Ghana national parks
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National Parks in Ghana you do not want to miss

Ghana is privileged to have some of the most famous and well-known parks in Africa. These unique parks offer amazing landscapes, stunning sceneries, and jaw-dropping natural features. From the famous Kakum National Park, the hippo filled Bui National Park and the gargantuan Mole Park, here is a list of the best national parks in Ghana.

Elmina Castle or St. George Castle
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Elmina Castle or St. George Castle

The significant castle of St. George (Elmina Castle) is the first major European construction in tropical Africa. It is situated in the central region of Ghana in a town called Elmina.

Fisher on Lake BosUmtwe
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Lake Bosumtwe

Located nearby Kumasi, Lake Bosumtwe is the only natural lake in the country. It is spread over an area of 49-kilometer square. It is a unique lake, and its magnificent appearance makes it impossible to miss. If you are planning a trip to Ghana, you should add this lake to your list of places to visit. It is undoubtedly going to leave you in awe.

Introducing Ghana - Ghana at Heart
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Sharing the beauty of Ghana

Introducing the beauty of Ghana and its people across the country. We take you to the city, across the mountains, through the rain forest. We show you the beauty up close and from the air.

Ghana is a wonderful place on this earth and absolutely worth a visit.

Little town of Senya Beraku
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Fort Good Hope

Fort de Goede Hoop or Fort Good Hope was a trade place built by Dutch in 1704 on Gold Coast, near Senya Beraku. An interesting Unesco place to visit, while on your ‘history tour’.

Cape Greco - Coast
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Cape Greco National Park

Cape Greco - a unique area and a natural masterpiece which changes and reveals something new every season.

The view
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Shai Hills

Known for its spectacular resource reserve, Shai Hills is a suburb near Dodowa in the Greater Accra region. Stone quarries, high hills, and wild animals are just a few of the characteristics of this place. The Shai hill is most noted for its tourist attractions. Notable among this is the Shai forest reserve.

Flowers of Cyprus - Red tulips
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The flowers of Cyprus - where and when can you see them

Many people visit Cyprus for its beautiful beaches and fantastic landscapes. Some even visit the island for its mountains and ski resorts. But did you know that Cyprus is also the home of astounding wild flowers? Today, we will tell you a little bit about where and when you can see the gorgeous tulips, orchids and blooming almond trees.

Krobo Hills Ghana
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Mount Krobo Travel Guide

Are you interested in exploring a location with immense historical and archaeological value? If yes, then you should put Mount. Krobo on the top of your travel bucket list. Located in Ghana, this is a pristine destination that allows you to engage with nature and history.

Elmina Beach
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Elmina Town

On a narrow stretch of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Benya Lagoon lies the enchanting and historical town of Elmina. Full of a mix of remnants of colonial architecture and olden shrines, Elmina is one of the oldest towns in Ghana and an important city in the nation's history.

Sea caves - single column
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Sea Caves of Cape Greco

The Sea Caves of Ayia Napa (cape Cavo Greco) is one of the most visited natural attractions on the south-eastern coast of Cyprus, located between two popular resorts - Agia Napa and Protaras. It is part of Cape Greco National Park. Locals often refer to the sea caves as 'Cavo Greco stone castles' and totally makes sense, when seen in real life.

Severin Sea Lodge - Beach
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Bamburi Beach

On the lookout for a great holiday destination? You’re in the right place. Bamburi Beach provides the perfect place for a calm and exotic getaway.

A flock of flamingos flying in sunset
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Flamingos in Cyprus - a sight to see

If you ever looked up information about Cyprus, chances are that you have seen some gorgeous shots of flamingos. These stunning creatures are frequent guests of the island, gracing everyone with their presence every winter. Thousands of tourists come to Cyprus just to witness these fabulous birds. Want to know when and where to catch a glimpse?

Mountain Gemi in Amedzope
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Best hiking places in Ghana

It is time to put on your hiking boots, pack your meal, grab a water bottle, and apply some sunscreen because it’s time to go hiking in Ghana.

Okomfo Anokye sword site
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Okomfo Anokye Sword Site

This site is a historical landmark on the grounds of the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi. Here the Legendary Okomfo Anokye Sword has been planted in a rock by Okomfo Anokye himself. This is an important and sacred site which also is a big part part of Asante history.

A short fly by of Pissouri Cliffs - 1
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A short fly by of Pissouri Cliffs

This video shows the amazing cliffs of Pissouri with some of the hidden beaches.

kourion theatre seaview
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Kourion - the ancient kingdom of wealth and power

Kourion - the ancient city on the coast of Mediterranean sea - dates back to the Neolithic period (4500-3900 B.C.), revealing historical evidence, facts and stories from ancient times. A place to be for every history and archaeology enthusiast.