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by jan@olsenevents.dk
26 Oct 2021, 10:35
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia October 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

Sfakia October 2021

We have just come back from our yearly October vacation in Sfakia. We were in town for 2 weeks and had typical October weather although more rainy and windy days than usual - but hey - it was October.... At least it created a nice little waterfall from the road down to sea (see picture). But we also...
by jan@olsenevents.dk
26 Oct 2021, 10:07
Forum: Walks and Hikes in Sfakia
Topic: From Agios Ionanis to Agia Roumeli via Seloudha
Replies: 1
Views: 1341

From Agios Ionanis to Agia Roumeli via Seloudha

This is a very nice walk with lots of variance in the scenery. It is well posted and relative easy (no climbing) but really steep at times and not for those who suffer from vertigo.... The path starts in Agios Ionanis but we cheated a little and parked the car on a dust road a little before the town...
by jan@olsenevents.dk
19 May 2021, 12:51
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Xenia hotel not open
Replies: 3
Views: 1035

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: 3038

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: 1637

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: 1063

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: 1063

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: 609

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: 2703

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: 1336

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 ...
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