Edith Belcher, wife of US Consul General, describes the orders of EOKA for passive resistance:

Iro came by this morning with much information about recent leaflets from EOKA. No more travelling. A complete boycott...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease set out for Amathus:

At night we arrived at Mone and in the morning of the 30th we set out for Amathounta, leaving Pirgos to the right. We here examined the ruins of an ancient Greek church, and those of...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease was on a tour of the island and found himself in Paphos:

A fest of Venus upon her rising from the sea. The people of Paphos formerly celebrated it with lascivious rites. Foreign men were invited in marriage...

It is interesting to see how the names of places were understood and written by the visitors. Johan David Akerblad, a Swedish orientalist and diplomat, kept a record of his visit to various places in Cyprus: 

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Sir Ronald Storrs, fell under Cyprus spell:

To see the Arsenal. Found a model of Famagusta. Saw several churches, pious pilgrimage to St Salvatore and Catherine Cornaros tomb, even more pious...