Above: This magnificent 3m x 2m banner, hanging at the entrance to the village, proudly proclaims our indisputable position of global importance. Fortunately, Ed had no washing on the line on the day the picture was taken                                            Picture by

Going up in the world

NOT CONTENT with merely becoming Europeans along with the rest of southern Cyprus, we Kalo Chorians have set our sights higher and are claiming our place in the world scheme of things (see picture above).
The agrotourism venture, mentioned in the previous Chronicle, is up and running, and the village bristles with smart new wooden signs (see examples on Page 4) pointing visitors in the right direction and telling them what they are looking at.
Punters are issued with a very smart little leaflet containing an artistic if somewhat inaccurate map of the village - 'Global Home of the Famous Commandaria Wine' -  showing all the main landmarks, the river and the nature trail, winding through the gardens beyond the Olivers' house and back through to the main road. Teaboy, on his perambulations, was unable to find it.
Work has begun on the refurbishment of the old olive press, and everything has had a fresh coat of paint. The 'town hall' has been given a traditional stone cladding and is beginning to look very smart. The mukhtar and the doctor are housed temporarily in the Community Centre.
A huge amount of work has been put in, and the mukhtar and his team are to be congratulated on their

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