The cemented love stories of 1970s Varosha

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The cemented love stories of 1970s Varosha
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Are Lindsay+Mario and Marga +Walter still together?

By Evie Andreou

A loving couple writing their names in wet cement, like carving them on a tree trunk, is an irresistible stab at romantic permanence the world over, but in frozen-in-time Varosha it has a special resonance.

‘Eric-Inga 1973’, ‘Anna und Ulrik’, ‘Lindsay+Mario’, ‘Marga +Walter, Germany’ are just some of those who declared their undying love on the streets of early 1970s Varosha.

Back then, former resident Anna Marangou who lived there until she was 23, said works were underway for the sewerage system.

“The whole town...

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