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by owl
08 Jul 2020, 09:11
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Ferry timetables for the start of the season
Replies: 10
Views: 3375

Re: Ferry timetables for the start of the season

I can see from marinetraffic.com that the Daskalogiannis has relocated from Souda Bay to the south coast. This morning it sailed from Sfakia to Loutro and on to Agia Roumeli. The Samaria is currently heading to Gavdos.

Regards
by owl
02 Jan 2019, 12:59
Forum: Walks and Hikes in Sfakia
Topic: Shipping unaccompanied luggage Anendyk / NEN
Replies: 7
Views: 3354

Re: Shipping unaccompanied luggage Anendyk / NEN

Hi, Organised walking groups use the ferries to move their clients baggage between various destinations (Paleochora, Sougia, Agia Roumeli, Loutro, Sfakia). When you leave the hotel/pension the owner will attach a label with the name of the destination hotel. The hotel owner will then transport the b...
by owl
06 Aug 2018, 08:34
Forum: Walks and Hikes in Sfakia
Topic: Rousies to Omalos
Replies: 6
Views: 4733

Re: Rousies to Omalos

Hello, Do you have the Anavasi 1:25K maps (Samaria-Sougia and Lefka Ori) - I would highly recommend these? There are timings for the route on the reverse of the map: Rousies to Katsiveli: 1h 30m Katsiveli to Pirou to Melindaou to Kallergi: 5h. Kallergi to Xyloscala will be about 1 hour. There is qui...
by owl
01 Aug 2017, 08:19
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Samaria Gorge ticket office (Xyloskala)
Replies: 6
Views: 4018

Re: Samaria Gorge ticket office (Xyloskala)

The previous ticket office (the wardens stone hut - at the top of the Xyloskala) is still there. The warden probably still checks tickets of walkers entering and leaving the gorge - this is the only practical way to 'police' who is in the gorge. A couple of years ago the bus company changed the rout...
by owl
31 Jul 2017, 13:39
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Samaria Gorge ticket office (Xyloskala)
Replies: 6
Views: 4018

Re: Samaria Gorge ticket office (Xyloskala)

Hi Jan,

I noticed this when I was there in early May. The new place is about 50 yards from the old one. If you walk down the road in the direction of Omalos it is on the left.

Regards

John
by owl
15 Dec 2016, 17:25
Forum: Maps, GPS Data and Geology of Crete
Topic: digital anavasi maps
Replies: 14
Views: 14816

Re: digital anavasi maps

Hello, I have have used maps downloads download from Anavasi for a number of years. Most of the time I use a dedicated GPS Unit (Garmin GPS64) - however I also have the maps installed on my iPhone using an application called Avenza PDF Maps - the website indicates this is available for Android devic...
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