Most Cypriots still follow the practice of taking a long lunch/siesta break in the middle of the day, then working well into the evening, though there are signs that the Western European/American regime of a shorter break and an earlier finish is creeping in. Summer visitors would be well advised to follow the traditional practice – divide the day into morning and evening, and have a nap during the searing heat of the afternoon.

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