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by Peter
23 Mar 2018, 20:54
Forum: Books about Crete
Topic: Sfakia from Peter Trudgill
Replies: 6
Views: 3386

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: 2198

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: 2686

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: 2686

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: 2686

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: 3740

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: 3740

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: 3468

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: 2062

Re: Sfakia report, Oct 16

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

Peter
by Peter
07 May 2016, 11:18
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Chania airport's new look
Replies: 5
Views: 4797

Re: Chania airport's new look

I can testify from my recent visit that as of last Tuesday the toilets remain totally unimproved; and the bizarre special Chania carry-your-own-suitcase-to-the-scanner-and dont-expect-us-to-lift-your-bag-onto-the- belt-for-you system is still in place. One change is that there are currently many few...
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