Watch Hidden in the Sand, a great documentary about the fate of Varosha, famous abandoned tourist resort in Cyprus. 

Varosha is an abandoned tourist resort in Cyprus, fenced off and guarded by Turkish army since 1974.

Hidden in the Sand, the documentary below, has been filmed by the Greek Cypriot filmmaker Vasia Markides, who examines the fate of this city in captivity and her family’s connection to it.

Vasia Markides is Director and Founder of the Famagusta Ecocity Project, a bilateral project which aims at making Famagusta a centre for peace and sustainability within a troubled region and a magnet for high-quality trade, commerce, tourism and investment.

Hidden in the Sand (2008) from Vasia Markides on Vimeo.