The traveller Ch Fürer, born in Nuremberg in 1541, visited Cyprus 29 March - 7 May 1566: 

On April 16 we left Nicosia, and next day reached Limiso, a considerable village, with a see the income of which is 3000 ducats, and a castle of which...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease met a man from Aradippou village:

Saw a man from Aradippou the other day and asked him if they have a school there. He says yes, an old man teaches who is the candle- lighter...

Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm describes the perks of an archaeological expedition on the Mediterranean coast of Cyprus:

A few miles outside of Kyrenia there is a marvellous swimming beach. Here the whole expedition...

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

We set off at eight in the morning for Famagusta. [The reapers were busy in the harvest, and the tinkling of the bell fixed to their sides expressed their...

The Swede Alfred Westholm spent Easter at the monastery of Apostolos Andreas. He joined the Greek congregation for midnight mass:

At the stroke of 12 we were rightly awakened by the most frightful...

Edith Belcher, wife of American Consul to Cyprus Taylor Belcher wrote in her diary:

The three of us off to George Paraskevaides for supper. Loizidheses of Morphou were there and two others from Morphou, George’s mater and...

The English traveler Dr J Sibthorpe who travelled in Cyprus and collected notes concerning the natural history of the island, comments on Famagusta, describing it as a melancholy place with deserted streets: 

Early in the morning we walked...

Rupert Gunnis received some important guest on the island:

Noel Coward arrived 9.30am sight-seeing. Played bezique. Lunch. Down to Famagusta during which he sung all the pre-war musical comedies and his own compositions... 

Alfiros, one of the Swedish excavators of the Swedish Cyprus Archaeological Expedition, could not hold back his joy upon the latest discovery at Vouni:

Inside room 99, Lazaros stood up on the edge with all the workers...

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...