19 April 2008

Famagusta footage

It's remarkable what one can find on the internet. Here are two videos that have a certain poignancy for me. The first is of the old walled city of Famagusta, Cyprus, where my father's family spent the Second World War years:

The second takes us on a tour through the ghost city of Varosha, the once predominantly-Greek city south of the Venetian-era walls, and the centre of the tourist industry between 1960 and 1974: Return inside Varosha (embedding disabled).

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