It is a quiet Sunday in Larnaka, not too hot and very windy. I spend the morning working on various parts of our ceramic catalogue. I am always amazed at how quiet the streets around the hotel are in the middle of the day, and how busy they get at night. The photo to the right is from my balcony looking down the street that runs parallel to the Mediterranean, three blocks inland. As you can see it is sort of quiet, but that all changes after dark. From about 10:00 pm to 1:30 am or so, the traffic gets busier and busier – as well as louder and louder. You get a lot of cars that just drive in circles around the block, revving their engines, blowing their horns, and generally making a lot of noise – as well as some of the loudest scooters and motorcycles I have ever heard. Bill has some great long exposure photos of the traffic at night outside our hotel in one of his latest blogs entitled Archaeology in Motion.
The only thing I have to add to the discussion is a short (1:30) video I shot from my balcony at 12:30 am last night and uploaded to Youtube. It sort of gives you the idea of the traffic.
For today’s potato chip review I moved from Lays to another brand, called Goldies Extreme. The flavor I chose was Cheese and Chives, and once again that is was it tasted like….well, sort of. It was not bad, but not terribly great so I will give it a *****(5) out of 10.
I think that PKAP should make an audio recording entitled “Mediterranean Dreaming” or “Night Sounds from Aphrodite’s Isle”.