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by Jean » 06 Nov 2017, 19:39

Sifis Kouris, the old fisherman whose family owns the Faros café, passed away this afternoon. Our thoughts are with all his family.

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by Erno » 07 Nov 2017, 10:10

Incoming email from Jean Jacques:

I like in my own langage to express to all the Family and friends of Sifis in Sfakia my message of deep sentiments to them, Sifis was close to me so many years with Kostas Kouris in the port and the village, each day and sorry we disturbed him some long nights in the kafenions….

In hommage of Sifis and my emotion to his family I send 3 pictures directly now by instinct,

© stramatakis

1968 near the port, just down where is now the Fasoulis terrace, the fisherman was all the day there to retore the nets for the long fishing night to come

1971 or 1972 at the port, in front of Chora Sfakion before the development of tourism

19seventies, Sifis (L) with Kostas Kouris in the port
All the best,


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