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by Peter
21 Aug 2019, 09:08
Forum: Books about Crete
Topic: A Story of Sfakia book
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: A Story of Sfakia book

It should still be available from the Cretan publisher

https://www.mystis.gr/en/books/view/the ... an-context

They will soon also be publishing a Greek translation.

Thanks for the interest!

Peter
by Peter
17 Apr 2019, 10:30
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: The Neptune is back.
Replies: 0
Views: 1037

The Neptune is back.

The Neptune came into the new harbour at about 12:50 today, Wednesday, and just left again (13:10) heading west.
by Peter
16 Apr 2019, 09:46
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: University of Manchester Fieldwork
Replies: 8
Views: 1212

Re: University of Manchester Fieldwork

Excellent! Hope it goes well!
by Peter
16 Apr 2019, 09:12
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: University of Manchester Fieldwork
Replies: 8
Views: 1212

Re: University of Manchester Fieldwork

Dear Sean and Luke, Please be warned that the local people here in Chora Sfakion have really had enough of answering questions from young British people about "austerity". Tourists will probably be less unhappy.
Good luck with your trip.
Peter
by Peter
11 Apr 2019, 09:59
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: April 10, no ferry again
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Normal service resumed

The weather is transformed - sunshine, a not-too-strong breeze, the sea reasonably calm - and the Port Police have obviously given the all-clear for normal service to be resumed. The Samariá , having been to Agia Roumeli, Gavdos and back overnight, did not leave Chora Sfakion (from the new harbour) ...
by Peter
11 Apr 2019, 05:29
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: April 10, no ferry again
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: April 10, no ferry again

The ferry (the Samariá) left Sfakiá again last night (Wednesday) about 6:30pm. It arrived in Gavdos about 1:00am and left again about 4:00am. It is not back here yet (Thursday 8:30am).
by Peter
10 Apr 2019, 12:50
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: April 10, no ferry again
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: April 10, no ferry again

The ferry just (15:40) left Chora Sfakion heading towards Loutró.
by Peter
09 Apr 2019, 05:40
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Scenes from Sfakian Life VI
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Re: Scenes from Sfakian Life VI

Thank you. Janni Heyer, who took the photographs in 1979, is here right now, and he says he has never been able to find any record of any event which might have caused the tsunami.
by Peter
07 Apr 2019, 09:34
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Scenes from Sfakian Life VI
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Scenes from Sfakian Life VI

Scenes from Sfakian Life VI “It was exactly forty years ago,” says Andréas. “Forty years today”. We are not sure what he is talking about. He points to the southern horizon: “It was the same weather as today”. Now we get it - we remember the story. Today is dull and overcast, as it was then, appare...
by Peter
15 Jul 2018, 09:34
Forum: Cretan Food and Drinks Forum
Topic: The ancient roots of Greek souvlaki, the first fast food
Replies: 3
Views: 1403

Re: The ancient roots of Greek souvlaki, the first fast food

V Interesting!

The original Greek word for 'spit' was οβελός. The more recent word σούβλα was borrowed from Latin subula 'awl' (Germ. Ahle).
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