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by jan@olsenevents.dk
19 May 2021, 12:51
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Xenia hotel not open
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: Xenia hotel not open

That is definitely bad news - first they have to deal with the shock of Braos leaving us - and then this aftermath. I fill sorry for both his family, the staff of Xenia and also the rest of the village. For the staff they not only are suffering for lack of income due to Covid now also this - I since...
by jan@olsenevents.dk
07 Apr 2021, 15:49
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: News about Xenia hotel
Replies: 0
Views: 2321

News about Xenia hotel

good news about Xenia hotel after Giannis Braos suddenly past away in January. The family continue the hotel with George as manager:

http://sfakia-xenia-hotel.gr/en/home/info-fc-x

also see facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/12152354789844 ... 821147809/

/Jan
by jan@olsenevents.dk
10 Jan 2021, 09:17
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Re: Sad news

On behalf of my family and friends that have stayed in Xenia many times and enjoyed Braos’ company I bring my condolences to his family and friends.
by jan@olsenevents.dk
09 Dec 2020, 18:46
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia pictures from 1942
Replies: 2
Views: 977

Re: Sfakia pictures from 1942

Thanks for the insights Peter! You are amazing when it comes to history!
by jan@olsenevents.dk
09 Dec 2020, 17:08
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia pictures from 1942
Replies: 2
Views: 977

Sfakia pictures from 1942

Came across these pictures from Hora Sfakia 1942. There are more in the same series from surrounding areas like nice photos from Loutro were they work on a ship on the beach.

https://youtu.be/Tr-OW_RYjOs
by jan@olsenevents.dk
30 Sep 2020, 12:42
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: October weather
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: October weather

Hi, We have been in southern Crete in the 2 middle weeks of October for the past 18 years - most years in Sfakia. I will say that 80% of the years the weather seems to follow this pattern; first part of the 2 weeks it is nice and warm (around 25) in day time with the odd clouds here and there - but ...
by jan@olsenevents.dk
29 Sep 2020, 15:08
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Back in Sfakia
Replies: 12
Views: 2543

Re: Back in Sfakia

Thanks Wiltrud - keep the posts coming - great to read about how things look and if the towns are busy again?

We still hope to travel in mid October - numbers look ok and they have not cancelled our flights yet...

Jan and family
by jan@olsenevents.dk
17 Sep 2020, 14:09
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia C-19 guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 1236

Sfakia C-19 guidelines

We are soon to come to Sfakia again and I am checking local guidelines for C-19 as we obviously want to adhere to them. This seems straight forward until I came accross this specific section: "Lesvos, Zakynthos (Zante), Mykonos, Halkidiki, Chania and Heraklion (Crete) Local restrictions are in ...
by jan@olsenevents.dk
09 Nov 2019, 00:26
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Final Sfakia report for 2019, Nov 8th
Replies: 10
Views: 3307

Re: Final Sfakia report for 2019, Nov 8th

first: congrats to Peter - can see we missed the party....

Thank you to Jean for your reports - keep them going next year!!!!!

we enjoyed your company at the Faros cafe exchanging experiences and ideas.

Jan
- the Danish group
by jan@olsenevents.dk
03 Oct 2019, 16:36
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report: new things around the village
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

Re: Sfakia report: new things around the village

good reads!!!

we look forward to experience the amendments when we arrive in 9 days :-)

I think some in our group will try the kayaks if they are still in operation.

we also are curious to see the Xenia hotel extension .....

see you there.

The Olsen Group
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