There are villages in Cyprus -even though very few -that, when first being acquainted with them, you persistently seek to learn and be informed about how they managed to survive upon the rough and arid landscape they stand on, as well as how they managed to increase their populations to levels that surpass the economic potentials of the village.
One such village is Pelendri, which can be found in the western end of Pitsylia, in the east of the "Karvouna - Saitta" valley, surrounded by hills at an altitude of 880 meters. It stands at a distance of about 40 kilometres from Limassol while in the north-west it connects with the village Kato Amiantos, in the east with Potamitissa and Agros, and in the west with Trimiklini.
For many years, a large number of Pelendri's inhabitants was employed in the nearby mine of Amiantos. The employment offered by the mine was one of the main reasons for the development of the village.
To read more about Pelendri, please visit its official website by clicking here.