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Ayia Napa, CY
Monday, August 26, 2019

Cyprus Rocks Festival 2019, Protaras … 2nd ’til 9th October

What started as a weekend gig, grew into a week long party, a week long pure rock festival, live bands on a big stage, and often in intimate venues, where you get a chance to grab a drink and socialise with like minded mates you've not seen since the last festival, as well as the band members who hang around the venues, along with the thousands of rock fans that started to follow Cyprus Rocks Festival over ten years ago ...

Ocean Aquarium Park, Protaras

George showed me around the grounds explaining; "You can learn so much about marine life here, and rivers and swamps and the Penguins, the first ever in the Mediterranean region, naturally kept comfortable in the appropriate climate controlled environment".  Just watching one of their videos I amazingly learned that all Gold Fish don't have stomachs, so they have to keep eating, which means you should feed them small amounts 5 times a day, probably why I was never successful keeping one, but now I know!

P1 Hairdressing & Beauty, Larnaca

Petra told me that the idea was that, P1 will provide professional services using only quality products that enhance their clients physical appearance and mental relaxation, firstly by creating the perfect environment, finding the right team and providing only top quality hair and beauty products and services.

Easy Riders Rentals, Ayia Napa

This is the biggest selection of quads, buggies and scooters in town ... There's well over 300 vehicles to choose from, some brand new and the rest immaculately serviced ...

The Black Pearl, Pirate Boat Trip, Ayia Napa

The Black Pearl's adventure glides you along the rugged coastline towards Cape Greco.  Hoisting the colours, Captain Jack Sparrow, Sweet Bonnie and all the other gorgeous pirates, will get you in the mood, making pirate flags and dressing you up and teaching you some pirates facts and some pirate lingo ... and you'll even learn the Pirates Oath ... ho hum and a bottle of Rum!

Popcorn Girl, Larnaca

Naturally, while I was chatting to Chris, I had to try a few of the flavours ;) and have to say I was amazed by the variety of tastes that you can add to Kettle Corn, Salted or Sweet ... The first I just had to try was the Marshmallow, just amazing, next the Cranberry, delicious, I took some home ...

Hugga by the Sea, Bar & Restaurant, Oroklini, Larnaca

It's classy, chic and unique, it's spacious, the designer obviously minimalistic with a touch of finesse.  Outside there's a large terrace, partly covered, with comfy bench sofas and seats, huge umbrellas, overlooking the sea, with gorgeous architectural lighting by night ... inside its all stone pillars and wood with classy finishing, stylish lighting, high ceilings, cool touches and condiments to compliment, all creating an ambience that puts them up high in my favourite eaterie rankings.

Sculpture Park, Ayia Napa

Individual artists from all over the world have come together to present this open air display of art also known as, A Symposium.  These artists have made great contributions to their field to present this splendid array of art which depict themes that are mainly influenced by Greek Mythology.

Fatcatz Mobility, Dherynia

Angie Savory has dedicated her life to looking after people and puts all that experience into her sunshine business, bringing a smile to many a thankful client and it doesn't stop there ... Hire or Buy and sell back everything from mobility aids to baby baths and training too ...

The Gunnery Club, Paralimni

The only indoor pistol shooting range this side of Nicosia, 3 x 7 Metre Olympic Style Targets, so you can compete with your friends and at only €5 for 50 pellets it's a fantastic way to pass away an hour or two ... There's a viewing lounge area too, with nice comfortable seating, tables and TV Screens showing Live Sports,  oh and competitions planned for members only.