Cyprus - Lemesos - Old Town Walk

I loved the textures of old town Lemesos, like this distressed blue door covered in ivy.
There were bright purple and pink flowers lining the outside of Limassol Castle.
The castle was closed when we arrived but we peeked through the gate to see remnants of old Roman columns.
On the opposite side of the square, we saw more modern restaurants and shops.
I liked this one apartment trying to get some shade with a slew of umbrellas.
We continued our walk through the winding streets of old town.  Again, we spotted the old mosque in the distance.
We approached Ayia Napa from another angle - beautiful all around!
I was a little concerned though when I saw this 'Pest Control' van parked out front.
Actually, maybe it had something to do with the Bank of Cyprus across the street...  In all seriousness, the unrest and uncertainty around the recent banking crisis seemed to have calmed down a bit.  Locals were definitely worried about their savings and future but we didn't see any active runs on the banks.
The streets were decorated with colorful poles.
I also enjoyed this creation from Twisted Metal.
We beat a hasty retreat from the giant ants and crossed into a spartan square lined by cafes.
This mosaic fountain full of frolicking pigeons made me smile.
We caught a glimpse of the pole painters in action!
We ducked into a narrow street lined with shops before turned back toward our hotel.

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