A walk in Varosha is a walk about signs. Signs speak. They speak the Greek language of the inhabitants, and the English language of the colonizers. Signs also speak the language of the tourism, of the flourishing place, of the life. There are new signs also, speaking the urban language and the Turkish language.
Looking for a North Passage
I went along the Buffer Zone to discover the landscape, but I realized quite early that I was unconsciously looking for a North Passage.
The strange sound of silence
In the first summer of the Sars-Cov-2 pandemic, the Republic of Cyprus closed de facto the access to and from the North of the island, despite they recognise the people living there as their citizens and the very low spread of the virus in that permanently isolated world.
The lost continent
Cyprus is the centre of the Mediterranean, a lost continent submerged by a new geopolitics, just as water had covered Atlantis.
There are two anthropological sides in our civilization.
One side is based on the idea that happiness is a sum of usefulness. The other side looks for goodness in things.