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by Chips
20 Oct 2018, 16:53
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, Oct 19th: "Queen of the Night" flower
Replies: 7
Views: 494

Re: Sfakia report, Oct 19th: "Queen of the Night" flower

Yes, I agree. I meant the botanical name you mentioned, not "Queen of the Night". I was excited to see this in flower and wish it had done so before we left in late September. I hope it flowers again and you capture another stunning photograph. Don't forget to send more beautiful sunsets, ...
by Chips
20 Oct 2018, 10:01
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, Oct 19th: "Queen of the Night" flower
Replies: 7
Views: 494

Re: Sfakia report, Oct 19th: Queen of the Night

But not Queen of the night. As I said, botanical names are a nightmare. Our British Royal Horticultural Society is a good reference source.
by Chips
20 Oct 2018, 09:52
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, Oct 19th: "Queen of the Night" flower
Replies: 7
Views: 494

Re: Sfakia report, Oct 19th: Queen of the Night

Hi Jean. How lucky you were to see this flower. I am confused by its botanical name. The scientific name for Queen of the Night is Epiphyllum Oxypetalum. Hylocereus Undatus is known as the Dragon Fruit cactus. I'm not an authority on this and stand to be corrected. Botanical names are a nightmare. H...
by Chips
10 Sep 2018, 16:32
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Neptune
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Neptune

Neptune looks very smart with a new paint job.
by Chips
02 Aug 2018, 10:02
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sweetwater ferry
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: Sweetwater ferry

Many thanks, Annelie
by Chips
30 Jul 2018, 10:17
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sweetwater ferry
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Sweetwater ferry

Does the 10-15am ferry to Sweetwater Beach leave from the old harbour now please.
by Chips
01 May 2018, 07:26
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Sfakia report, April 29th-30th, Giorgitsi, full moon
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Re: Sfakia report, April 29th-30th, Giorgitsi, full moon

Thank you for the directions to the old ruined village. We will explore when we come next.
by Chips
09 Apr 2018, 17:03
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Stayover Tax
Replies: 5
Views: 1896

Re: Stayover Tax

I agree, this is most likely the thin edge of the wedge. It will increase year on year.
I have booked a local hotel just outside the village and they want euro 1.5 per night paid in cash on arrival.
by Chips
04 Mar 2018, 09:41
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Beach webcam back
Replies: 5
Views: 1618

Beach webcam back

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Strange view as the beach webcam goes back.
by Chips
05 Nov 2017, 15:38
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: When are you coming to Crete (again) in 2018?
Replies: 15
Views: 5492

Re: When are you coming to Crete (again) in 2018?

September
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