A narrative from George Boustronios chronicle:

In addition, on the 15 May 1461 Sir Sor de Naves arrived at Salines with two galleys so as to remain constant in the service of the king, as the latter had instructed him. And on his arrival at...

The Reverent Levi Parsons had a conversation with a priest in Paphos:

Had some profitable conversation with the priest who accompanied us. I requested him to prove from the scriptures the articles of his creed...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease put some of his observations down on paper:

The village of Limassol has about 200 taxed Greeks. It is estimated that the Greek population is from 1000 to 1500 and the Turkish about...

American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease describes the Salt Lake and his subsequent visit to Tekke:

We passed by the Salt Lake, and observed that its waters have a reddish appearance since the salt has begun...

The British explored the Cypriot countryside but without losing their habits or lowering their standards! Tea was always at hand, as E M Barry writes in her diary: 

When we reached Kolossi we found that the officers had got tea....

The traveller Fynes Moryson, also recorded as Fines or Fiennes, visited Cyprus. He comments on Paphos and its relation to the Goddess Venus: 

On Sunday, the nineteenth of May, we came to the first Promontory ...

Cornelis van Bruyn had embarked on 15 May in a little vessel laden with salt for Antalya. On this morning he saw...

Lumisso or Lymsol, a village with a small fort. The ruined walls of the ancient city...

Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm, writing to his mother, explained his troubles with labour in Cyprus:

Here on Cyprus the harvest has been in full progress these last few days and because of this we have great trouble...

Le Sieur de Stochove arrived in Cyprus after an adventurous journey:

We left Laja, in the ancient province of Caria at Midnight to anticipate the foul wind (ambat) which always prevails in the afternoon. We arrived...

John Judson Barclay was the first American to serve in the consulate in Larnaca. In a despatch to Lewis Cass, Secretary of State, he wrote:

To the antiquarian, the ruins of the ancient Salamis, Kolossi, St George and Acamas...

Lieutenant Colonel Donisthorpe Donne was kept busy during his duties with the Cyprus Military Police:

A man having stabbed another at Ay Vasili we had an exciting chase after him but he had too good a start...

Johan David Akerblad, Swedish diplomat and orientalist, travelled to the east and made a short stop in Cyprus.

May 21st: Went in the evening to Famagusta (Αμμόχουστος ού πολύ μακράν της παλαιάς Σαλαμίνος...