12 February 1801: Dr Hume was travelling from Kyrenia to Nicosia.
“Finding it impossible to procure horses in time to enable us to reach the gates of Lefkosia before sunset, when they are shut, we are under the necessity of remaining at Tzerina, to-day. I visit a large ruined monastery, in a delightful situation, not far to the eastward of Tzerina, at no great distance from the sea. It contains the remains of a handsome Gothic chapel and hall, and bears a great resemblance to the ruins of an English abbey.”
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