Tag Archives: Limassol

Slow road to Cyprus – What were the low points?

Reflecting back on our seven weeks road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, most things went pretty well. The low points were probably related to picking up our cargo cruise from Salerno, Italy to Limassol, Cyprus. To be fair, right from the beginning … Continue reading

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Some questions about Marilyn and Alf’s slow road to Cyprus

Over recent months, we have left a number of questions unanswered. Now is probably the best time to recap on questions and try to provide some answers. Let us know your questions, if they are not covered below: What are … Continue reading

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Taking the slow road to Cyprus – Omnibus Edition

Drawing the line and starting again Posted on April 6, 2012 Welcome to Marilyn & Alf’s new blog. We plan to live in Cyprus and travel extensively. Our first adventure will be getting to Cyprus by car! April 28 2012, we shall be taking … Continue reading

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Some of Marilyn and Alf’s best photos on a cargo cruise from Salerno, Italy to Limassol, Cyprus

Check out the link below for some of Marilyn and Alf’s best photos on a cargo cruise from Salerno, Italy to  Limassol, Cyprus. Once you open the link, we recommend that you click on the “slide show” towards top on … Continue reading

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Arrive in Cyprus after seven weeks – Marilyn and Alf

At 2.00 PM our ship docked in Limassol.  We said goodbye to Jean Pierre, the third passenger, and waited for the ship’s agent to arrive. Getting off the ship was quite straightforward. The Chief Mate brought our car to the … Continue reading

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Slow travel in cargo and small ships – Marilyn and Alf

Our blog is entitled “Taking the slow road to Cyprus”. The idea of the trip began when we read an article in the Daily Telegraph on Cargo Cruises. A little research and we were locked on to the idea of … Continue reading

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Arrived in Cyprus the journey ended but the story just beginning… Marilyn and Alf

Yesterday, we arrived safely in Cyprus but although the seven week journey is technically ended the real story is just beginning… Whilst were at sea for seven days, with no access to the internet, we wrote a daily blog, and … Continue reading

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