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by Erno
17 Nov 2018, 19:20
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Groceries and eating out in November
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Groceries and eating out in November

Hello Marie and Andrew,

Indeed, retsina :D This is the only photo we have from that night in 2002:

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by Erno
17 Nov 2018, 17:50
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Groceries and eating out in November
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Groceries and eating out in November

Thanks Jean for dotting the i's and crossing the t's. From our own experience: check one day ahead if a service you need is available the next day. There are many festivities in the off-season. A marriage or other party can mean a shop or restaurant suddenly will not be open. It happened to us in De...
by Erno
17 Nov 2018, 16:41
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Groceries and eating out in November
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Groceries and eating out in November

Hello Mormanno,

The small supermarket in the backstreet and the butcher on the square are open every morning, and 3 restaurants usually stay open in winter: Delfini, Nikos, and Mesohori.
by Erno
17 Nov 2018, 10:16
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Heavy rain in Crete
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Heavy rain in Crete

Heavy rain in Crete - 17 November, 2018

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Chora Sfakion, 17 November 2018

From: http://www.webcam-crete.com/

Intense rainfall was mainly recorded in Omalos (87,4 mm), in the Samaria National Park, Askyfou, Asi Gonia, Falassarna and Alikianos, while in Gavdos there was almost no rainfall.

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by Erno
16 Nov 2018, 09:18
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Greek airports see passenger figures soar, Sitia doubled
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Greek airports see passenger figures soar, Sitia doubled

Greek airports see passenger figures soar, Sitia doubled - 16 November, 2018 crete-airports3.gif Passenger traffic through Greek airports increased 9.9 percent in the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period of 2017, according to figures released by the Civil Aviation Authority. In f...
by Erno
14 Nov 2018, 13:43
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Greece has highest percentage of priests in Europe
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: Greece has highest percentage of priests in Europe

ratio of priests per 100,000 inhabitants, that should be :lol:
by Erno
14 Nov 2018, 09:01
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Greece has highest percentage of priests in Europe
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Greece has highest percentage of priests in Europe

Greece has highest percentage of priests in Europe - 14 November, 2018 religious.jpg Greece has the most priests in Europe in proportion to its population, with the recent economic crisis pushing more young Greeks to see the priesthood as a job, a Kathimerini newspaper report says. The majority of ...
by Erno
09 Nov 2018, 08:15
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Final Sfakia Report, Nov 7-9
Replies: 6
Views: 472

Re: Final Sfakia Report, Nov 7-9

Thank you very much Jean for all your wonderful reports here this Autumn. It was a great joy to read them and to admire your great photos. It feels like I am leaving Sfakia now for winter too!

Good trip and good winter to both of you.
by Erno
07 Nov 2018, 19:58
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Hotel Samaria renovated this winter
Replies: 5
Views: 473

Re: Hotel Samaria renovated this winter

Hello Andrew and Marie, The new prices shown on their website are correct, as the manager sent them to me personally. The old price of a triple used to be Euro 45 per night, next year it will be Euro 60. Or with breakfast included Euro 57 / Euro 75. They want to upgrade their hotel rooms, to be in l...
by Erno
07 Nov 2018, 12:55
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 125

Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019

Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019 - 7 November, 2018 brexit.jpg The booking behaviour of British holidaymakers for EU destinations, including Greece, does not seem to currently have a “Brexit effect”, according to research presented by ForwardKeys on Monday during...
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