Ancient kourion in Cyprus. Stunning view of the Mediterranean. Cyprus has a rich culture and history . It stretches a Starting from the Greek Empire, followed by the Romans, Venetians, French, the Ottoman empire and the British ( they still have a military base in cyprus). Presently the country is divided in two parts. The northern part is under turkish influence and the Southern under Greek influence. Both claim to be independent but remain heavily under the influence of the larger neighbours. We crossed the border in Cyprus and . I would recommend the experience. You will get some suspicious looks at the border otherwise the process is smooth.