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by Peter
09 May 2018, 16:06
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, May 6th, heroic boat rescue
Replies: 14
Views: 9933

Re: Sfakia report, May 6th, heroic boat rescue

We were told that the Neptune's timbers were all replaced a couple of years ago. We were also told – before the accident – that ANENDYK have bought at least one new boat. But it will apparently have to be adapted to the Sfakian ports before it can go into service.
by Peter
23 Mar 2018, 20:54
Forum: Books about Crete
Topic: Sfakia from Peter Trudgill
Replies: 6
Views: 3617

Re: Sfakia from Peter Trudgill

It is the Lefka Ori.

Very best wishes, and thank you for your kind words,

Peter Trudgill
by Peter
10 Nov 2017, 10:46
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Nov 10th, leaving Sfakia
Replies: 4
Views: 2235

Nov 10th, leaving Sfakia

A beautiful morning, had a swim, coffee at Despina's, then needed to leave. Now we will have to look at the webcam to get our Sfakia fix.

Jean and Peter

leaving Sfakia.jpg
green Askifou plateau.jpg
by Peter
28 Oct 2017, 11:14
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, Oct. 26th
Replies: 7
Views: 2728

Re: Sfakia report, Oct. 26th

No apology needed! Jean is always very grateful for your helpful and supportive comments!
Peter
by Peter
27 Oct 2017, 11:25
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, Oct. 26th
Replies: 7
Views: 2728

Re: Sfakia report, Oct. 26th

Thanks Rick! I only wish I could claim the credit - but I can't!

Peter
by Peter
26 Oct 2017, 20:22
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, Oct. 26th
Replies: 7
Views: 2728

Sfakia report, Oct. 26th

It was cloudy all day. After a brief rain shower during the night, it was mainly dry, with a few sprinkles at lunch time and around 5pm, although we could hear distant thunder, accompanied by sheet lightning out to sea and over the mountains. But it was possible to swim, and the ferries could dock a...
by Peter
08 Nov 2016, 12:01
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Stress in Sfakia
Replies: 5
Views: 3778

Re: Stress in Sfakia

Erno wrote:Thanks Peter, very useful (tu) .

Luckily I have learned these words correctly over the years. AND some others :)

May I add 2 more words to the first category?

raKI
tsikhouDIA



Thanks very much Erno! Ive added some more.
by Peter
08 Nov 2016, 09:17
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Stress in Sfakia
Replies: 5
Views: 3778

Stress in Sfakia

Stress in Sfakia One thing Sfakia-lovers love about Sfakia is the absence of stress. So here is a short guide to avoiding stress about stress. I mean, stress about word-stress – which syllable to stress or emphasize in Greek names and other words. All Greek words are stressed on one of the last thr...
by Peter
26 Oct 2016, 11:32
Forum: History and Archaeology of Crete
Topic: Revisited: Pashley’s (1837) route from Askifou to Anopoli
Replies: 3
Views: 3623

Re: Revisited: Pashley’s (1837) route from Askifou to Anopoli

Great detective work - thank you very much!

Peter
by Peter
18 Oct 2016, 09:29
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, Oct 16
Replies: 3
Views: 2084

Re: Sfakia report, Oct 16

In Greek the word for 'wasp' is indeed σφήκα, but in Sfakia they say σφήγκα, so "sfing-ga".

Peter
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