There are all sorts of Heroes in Cyprus and of course elsewhere in the planet. There are the Heroes who gave their life for freedom, these for social equality, heroes with households who sacrifice their time and earnings to assistance other family members members, endless heroes, who devote their time towards the much less fortunate and numerous other people. In this post we will refer to these men and women in Cyprus, who, believing in a much better future, have moved away from city living, towards the rural regions of the island. Somewhat “”young”” men and women, who have dared to commit their life’s savings and set a new route in an Odyssey – a journey in a path with unknown outcomes.
There is a historic Governmental policy to assistance all these who move to the villages, not only to support cut down the urbanization price from the villages, but also to sustain some kind of regional economy, therefore maintaining the countryside with some sort of financial life. But 1 point is the announcement of supporting measures and a further is what is in fact taking place in practice. The dreadful civil service with its guidelines and regulations, with rigid and endless time procedures, as nicely as the lack of imagination by politicians, this work does not look to be succeeding.
Young men and women about 40-45 years old, are the new generation of Rural Heroes that we meet in Cyprus. New wineries have been produced in the Limassol and Pafos Districts, creating wines of incredibly excellent excellent, which at instances surpass the extra organized substantial regional providers, is 1 indication. If 1 drives from Erimi village to Platres, he will be pleasantly shocked to meet these young entrepreneurs, who with their endless efforts, not only give regional employment, but also their small business retain the countryside “”green”” with vines. It is a incredibly risky small business and 1, which, in addition to regional competitors, should compete with the international wine markets, from Chile to South Africa and Australia with significantly decrease competitive rates. Agrotourism – Exceptional restoration of older village properties worth experiencing. Tiny family members organizations of a distinct sort of tourism These young entrepreneurs are actually left on their personal with no powerful assistance by the C.T.O., assisting them with persistent promotion and as such their small business is 1 of numerous problematic ones throughout these instances.
Examples of such efforts are all more than Cyprus, but 1 that it stands out with is the little hotel/Spa project such as at Ayii Anargyri village, as nicely as little studio/housing units with private pools at Hirokitia and so on. Who knows Plataniskia? North of Pissouri village, an abandoned Turkish Cypriot village now getting a handful of quantity of refugees, 1 of which has set up a incredibly excellent “”French”” menu restaurant. A believer of rural living and becoming a restaurateur in N. York, has returned to his routes with his 3 teen-age youngsters, all operating in the location attempting to make ends meet.
Exceptional worth for revenue. Do you know of the chocolate workshop at Platres set up by a retired British retiree, who is an asset to the rural living? Exceptional excellent. Young men and women such as Marios with his “”Village tavern”” at Platres (fantastic pork chops and mousaka), or Yiannis (with best excellent barbecue), or Avgoustis (at Phini village) with best excellent steaks and trout, or the Nicosia born Kyr Yiannis at Omodhos, with a tavern that will make you a evening out to recall (music and so on). Did you ever pay a visit to Christakis (at Phini village) a trout farmer to expertise how this farm is operating and invest in trout from the ponds duly cleaned? Need to you care for dwelling produced meals, pay a visit to Dimi at Petit-Palais and if you like one thing unique, give her a couple of days notice (advisable chicken/lemon soup, youvarlakia (meat balls in soup), koupepia (staffed wine leaves) and other original Cypriot delicacies.
Check out “”Andonas “”winery tower”” at Pyrgos, as nicely as so numerous young men and women who worth our assistance. For these who are utilised to use the usual junk-meals at the touristic regions, you may be shocked with the distinction and decrease rates pampering and family members atmosphere. Due to the fact these and numerous other locations are not incredibly busy and throughout week days if no small business, they close down, it is much better to give a telephone get in touch with ahead. For our element we order the meals in advance so that we are certain they do not run our or they are open. Of course for these wo want also some sort of extraordinary, pay a visit to Pissouri village at the kebab shop and have your fortune told by the “”grandmother””.