What is cultivated in green houses and sold for a lot of money elsewhere in the world can be found in an inconspicuous meadow in Cyprus. The island is well-known for its wild orchids blooming in spring. These little flowers may not be as abundant and impressive as their tropical sisters but their delicate appearance is a delight. The orchids are under protection and may not be picked, but the pride on having spotted one keeps you from touching it anyway. Hobby botanists have a good chance to discover unknown specimens on the island. To an unexercised eye it will not be easy to find one of the flourishing preciousness. But in the months of February to May many expert guides offer orchid walks.
The Tragedy of Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. By order of the Duke, Othello leaves Venice to command the Venetian armies against invading Turks on the island of Cyprus, in Famagusta.
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