Cornelis Van Bruyn was exploring the area around Kythrea village and the nearby monastery:

Soon after leaving Cytheria we came to a fountain called Cefalofriso (spring-head). It lies under a hill and disperses itself...

Dr J Sibthorp, who travelled to Cyprus from England on a botanical tour, reached Bellapais:

Leaving the shore, we entered into a more difficult tract of country called Bel Paese; a ridge of mountains running from north to south, terminated in...

From the diary of Judy M Ferris, an ornithologist:

The Turkish villages have their houses first made of dry mud but there are also many well to do bungalows dotted about, there are rows of nicely built white stone with...

Dr J Sibthorpe arrived at the Monastery of Lapasis: 

Having employed the morning in drawing, and putting our plants in paper, we rode out after dinner to the monastery of Lapasis, a fine remain of an old Gothic structure...

The Dutch traveller Cornelis Van Bruyn left Larnaca for Nicosia:

Two hours later we arrived at the town of Piela, where we found the remains of a large building, and four small churches in the old style. A stream runs from the neighbouring mountains... 

Ali Bey el Abassi left Limassol for Paphos and reached the village of Episcopi:

Episcopi is larger than Colossi and most pleasantly situated. Every house is surrounded with gardens, trees, plots of cotton...

Lieut-Colonel Donisthorpe Donne visited Peristerona village:

From Yerollako to Peristerona is not a heavy day’s journey but as we moved about in all manner of directions to inspect the various traps we did not get to our night’s resting place till evening...

The ornithologist Judy Ferris strolled around Nicosia:

It was 87 degrees in the shade yesterday, today there is quite a wind. After breakfast I went down to Nicosia and bought some postcards and had a...

Lieutenant Donnisthorpe Donne comments on the Cypriot hospitality when he arrives at Myrtu village: 

Two hours’ ride over a rugged uncultivated succession of rocky hills and valleys zig-zagging up and down over a surface of white marl...

Rubert Gunnis, ADC to Sir Ronald Storrs during 1927-1937, noted in his diary:

Down to meet HE at Larnaca. He has had a good time and has brought back lots of nice icons etc. In the afternoon to meet ...

Ali Bey el Abassi visited old Paphos and saw:

As I approached the town I saw at first nothing but a few scattered rocks standing alone in the plain. My surprise was great when I came up to them and examined them... 

Ali Bey el Abbassi describes an old site at Kouklia, in Paphos: 

The next morning, April 27, I looked at some other catacombs or underground houses, at a little distance from Yeroskipos, and left for Couclia, passing by...