Cyprus - Things to Avoid - Military
Do not wander into areas close to the 'Green Line'; which is patrolled by UN
peacekeepers and by the Turkish and Greek Cypriot security forces. Crossing the
line anywhere other than at the official Ledra Street checkpoint in Nicosia,
either by accident or on purpose, is dangerous and may result in imprisonment.
If you do cross, you must return by 5pm the same day.
Britain's sovereign bases in the south, at Akrotiri (Episkopi) and Derynela,
are also used by US forces and are likely to be on heightened alert in these
security-conscious times. Do not intrude on military installations. The same
applies to Turkish Army personnel, equipment and installations in the occupied
Photography ' Restrictions
As well as avoiding taking photographs of military installations, vehicles
and army personnel (including UN soldiers on the "Green Line", it is best
not to take photographs at airports or government buildings, especially in the