London-born William George Browne, of Oriel College, Oxford, a renowned Orientalist, was in Larnaca:

I embarked in a small boat with several passengers for Larneka in Cyprus, which in Turkish is called Tusla from...

George Summer, an American traveller, wrote to his sister about his visit to Cyprus:

From Rhodes I went to Cyprus, the island so famous of old as the birthplace of Venus, the Paphian queen. Paphos still stands