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A Walk with Aphrodite, Peter Breakwell

Posted by admin On August - 26 - 2008

A Walk with Aphrodite by Peter Breakwell. Out of print, but well worth seeking out.

A Walk with Aphrodite by Peter Breakwell. Out of print, but well worth seeking out.

A real delight. Currently out of print, but well worth seeking out.

It dates from 1998, so some of the places and situations have moved on, but that doesn’t detract in any way from a real story, very well told.

This is the chronicle of an unparalleled walk into the realm of Aphrodite; of a journey that takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through a mosaic of mountain villages, hushed valleys and coastal plains.

It is also the story of a man’s courage to overcome disability. With a lifelong bronchial condition, the author’s quest to raise funds for a Paphos hospital is set against formidable odds. His seven hundred kilometre trek across some of the island’s most isolated terrain, embraces the wild beauty of its landscape with a magical insight into Cypriot life; its characters, their kindness and hospitality, the sad and humerous encounters… all are skillfully interwoven with antiquity, history and legend.

In a region for its archaeological sights and ancient mosaics, this book portrays not only adventure – but can be enjoyed as a guide to the many splendours of Paphos.

The author illuminates these varied and colourful features in prose that captures the real enchantment of springtime in Cyprus.

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