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by Chris-Scone
05 May 2020, 17:08
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Memories and Pictures of Sfakia, join!
Replies: 4
Views: 3548

Re: Memories and Pictures of Sfakia, join!

Great idea Gerrit.
From our most recent trip to Sfakia.
Our kids with two people you probably already know.
by Chris-Scone
21 Jul 2019, 11:19
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Tourism drops in Greece after 5 record years
Replies: 13
Views: 2095

Re: Tourism drops in Greece after 5 record years

I knew my comment would not be well received. BUT. How many people visit Sfakia, because it is friendly, relaxed, tranquil, crime free, corporate-free and under-developed. An extreme example perhaps, or would people like the seafront to look like the Spanish package holiday resorts, with all the pro...
by Chris-Scone
18 Jul 2019, 17:13
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Tourism drops in Greece after 5 record years
Replies: 13
Views: 2095

Re: Tourism drops in Greece after 5 record years

Don't shoot me for the comment - there is good meaning behind it. Is a small drop in Cretan tourism numbers not a good thing? I can only speak for the Sfakia region, as I know it well (since 2000), but I'm sure I'm not the only one who has seen a huge growth in visitors, especially to Hora Sfakia po...
by Chris-Scone
30 Mar 2019, 11:55
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Crete shows its potential.
Replies: 1
Views: 411

Crete shows its potential.

Ok maybe not exclusive to Sfakia, but a woman from Crete has won one of the most prestigious TV shows in the UK. It's a cookery competition watched by millions here.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47751390
Best wishes.
Chris
by Chris-Scone
28 Dec 2018, 13:06
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Best wishes to Erno and all the forum's members. Have a happy 2019 and see you in the Summer. Chris
by Chris-Scone
28 Dec 2018, 13:04
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: White Christmas for Crete comes one day too late
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Re: White Christmas for Crete comes one day too late

You know things are crazy when in late December, Sfakia looks more like Scotland and Scotland looks more like Sfakia!! Beautiful weather here.....and weirdly warm too. Best Wishes. Chris
by Chris-Scone
25 Jun 2018, 16:14
Forum: Photo and Video Forum of Crete
Topic: Beers and Raki: Video praising Crete’s summer goes viral
Replies: 2
Views: 2564

Re: Beers and Raki: Video praising Crete’s summer goes viral

Fantastic!!
by Chris-Scone
25 Jun 2018, 16:05
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: The missing farmer in Sfakia was murdered - Two arrests
Replies: 7
Views: 2979

Re: The missing farmer in Sfakia was murdered - Two arrests

Erno,
Any information on motive?
Sounds pretty gruesome.
Chris
by Chris-Scone
25 Jun 2018, 16:02
Forum: Cretan Food and Drinks Forum
Topic: Top 10 Cretan food specialties you must try
Replies: 1
Views: 4558

Re: Top 10 Cretan food specialties you must try

Uhhmm! Very nice - not sure about the snails though!!
For the best pastry and sweet desserts, can you find better than Sifi Bolitis's at Ammos Apartments in Frango? His desserts are the best I have ever tasted.
Worth a visit.
by Chris-Scone
25 Jun 2018, 15:28
Forum: Cretan Food and Drinks Forum
Topic: Paximadia: the Cretan Greek superfood
Replies: 1
Views: 2201

Re: Paximadia: the Cretan Greek superfood

Looks fantastic. Probably tastes even better.
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