Divine pleasures on Pedieos gorge – Mahairas monastery hike, 28 Nov.

There was a large turnout, including several newcomers, on Saturday 28 November, on a sunny outing along Pedieos gorge to Mahairas monastery. Strollers discovered untapped strengths and enjoyed the 4-hours hike, the scenery of pine and other trees, the cyclamen flowers hiding under the trees, as well as our rich conversations and the monastery visit. Compliments to Christos for leading the walk and to Marina for the photos. Join us on 6 Dec. at Asinou.

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A Cheerful Experience – Troodos, Artemis 22 Nov.

A large group of Strollers enjoyed the pleasures of Artemis, the very popular trail on Troodos, and a rewarding buffet lunch on a bright Sunday 22 November. Compliments to Amanda, our walk leader, for taking good care of this excursion. Compliments to Amanda and Alex for the photos. Join us on 28 Nov. on Pedieos gorge to Mahairas.

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Embracing a 500-years-old pine tree

Embracing a 500-years-old pine tree

Xenophon telling story of Venetian wall ruin

Xenophon telling story of Venetian wall ruin

Kornos new hike 14 Nov.

“Εμείς γι’ αλλού κινήσαμε γι’ αλλού, κι’ αλλού η ζωή μάς πάει…” are the words of a very sweet Greek song. Loosely translated, they tell ‘we set off for one path, but life did not happen as we desired’. This summarizes the hike of Saturday 14 November; under a bright sun, which was brighter than desired, we hiked a different path than planned, at a tangent. The path we walked turned out to be rather more interesting, since it was along hills with pine trees. The Cyprus Strollers welcomed three new members, had a good time and thoroughly enjoyed our picnic at the Kornos picnic site. See you on 22 Nov. on Troodos, Artemis.

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Fantastic Outing – Troodos, Atalanti 8 Nov.

There was a large turnout on Troodos on Sunday 8 November, for the Atalanti trail. The Strollers had a fantastic experience. The weather started sunny, then some clouds gathered, which produced a light rain, during the light rain there was a very short spell of hail, and we concluded in dry weather, with the sun out again. The colours of autumn added to the joyful atmosphere, with all sorts of hues, from green to yellow to reddish and brown in the trees and bushes. The group picked up litter, urged by Ian, our caring walk leader. Compliments to Amanda, Alex and Koula for the photos. See you on Sat. 14th at Kornos

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with a bagful of picked litter

with a bagful of picked litter


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Sunshine, seaside and a pirate boat – Sea Caves hike 31 Oct.

The excursion to Thalassines Spilies (Sea Caves) and Cape Greco on Saturday 31 October took place in full sunshine, and followed a path along the coast, with the sea very inviting in its turquoise colours. The group enjoyed many aspects, the visit to the coastal church of Agioi Anargyroi, as well as the picnic. The walk Leader had arranged everything nicely, with the epitomy being the Pirate Boat which entered the Sea Caves bay coincidentally with the Strollers! Compliments to Koula for the photos. See you on Sunday 8 Nov. at Atalanti. SeaCaves-pirate-boat

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The walk Leader with the Club Organizer

The walk Leader with the Club Organizer

Looking higher

Looking higher

Sea Fennel

Sea Fennel