National Geographic : 1956 Jun
ai ~ 875 R. 0 . Wideson . . . A Crusaders' Castle Broods over the Horseshoe Harbor of Kyrenia Cyprus, lovely Mediterranean jewel, has long been a popular vacation resort, but now visitors are few. Riots and bombings have turned the island into an armed camp and kept it in turmoil for many months. British sentries mount watch on castle walls once patrolled by armored knights. The massive stronghold, often besieged in medieval times, never was taken by storm. Kyrenia Mountains overshadow the port.