Cyprus - Fig Tree Bay and Around

Cyprus is known for its amazing beaches.  We took an evening excursion to Fig Tree Bay.  We were surprised to spot Elvis atop a local music store.
A donut vendor seemed to be taking some liberties with The Simpsons copyright...
We parked at Fig Tree Bay and made our way to the beach.
Looks like Cyprus likes to get a head start on Germany and was advertising Septemberfest rather than Octoberfest.
Colorful flowers lined the path to the beach.
Despite the late hour (it was after 8 pm when we arrived), the beach was still hopping.
We jumped into the water almost immediately.  I liked the small boats that you could rent with a fun slide attached.  Unfortunately, the vendors were packing up for the day so we didn't have the option to try one out.
After our swim, we took a walk around town.  It reminded me a bit of Santa Cruz, California or Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The main street was lined with bars, fast food, and tourist traps.
We stopped for a pita stuffed with shaved meat, tomatoes, and fries.  Yum!
We concluded our walk down the main street and then headed for home exhausted after a very full day in the heat.

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