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by Jean
21 Feb 2018, 00:05
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Devastating flooding in Sfakia - Flooded houses - Blocked roads
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: Devastating flooding in Sfakia - Flooded houses - Blocked roads

I just heard from Giannis Fasoulis that the terrible weather did not cause many problems in Chora Sfakion, but in Vouvas and Nomikiana many houses were destroyed (I don't know if he means totally destroyed, or flooded with sediment and temporarily unusable), and there was other major damage, the ext...
by Jean
05 Feb 2018, 21:47
Forum: Walks and Hikes in Sfakia
Topic: Skaloti Gorge
Replies: 8
Views: 287

Re: Skaloti Gorge

Sorry, I won't be there then but will be doing the walk in April. Enjoy it, and take plenty of water with you.
by Jean
04 Feb 2018, 21:25
Forum: Walks and Hikes in Sfakia
Topic: Skaloti Gorge
Replies: 8
Views: 287

Re: Skaloti Gorge

No, the vultures are not dangerous. And when are you intending to do this walk?
by Jean
29 Jan 2018, 07:36
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Beach webcam down
Replies: 8
Views: 1281

Re: Beach webcam down

Thank you Natalia for putting the beach camera back up so that we can view the sea, coast, boats and lovely afternoon sunshine.
by Jean
29 Jan 2018, 04:41
Forum: Photo and Video Forum of Crete
Topic: videos of Chania from 1910
Replies: 0
Views: 184

videos of Chania from 1910

I just received this link with short videos of Chania in 1910 from David Authers. Very interesting, even though the quality is a bit poor in a few segments.

http://www.chaniapost.eu/2018/01/26/cre ... 910-video/
by Jean
22 Jan 2018, 08:12
Forum: History and Archaeology of Crete
Topic: Once on the roads of Crete ...
Replies: 1
Views: 247

Re: Once on the roads of Crete ...

Wonderful stories, and what a great sense of service those drivers had!
by Jean
09 Jan 2018, 21:11
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: A corner of Crete in Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: A corner of Crete in Australia

Thanks for that information - the links are very interesting!
by Jean
06 Jan 2018, 00:41
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: A corner of Crete in Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 469

A corner of Crete in Australia

About 10 days ago we were touring around the southwest corner of Australia and saw a road sign to a place called Prevelly, with a Greek Orthodox church indicated on the map, so of course we had to find out the story behind this. The small settlement is located on a hillside overlooking an expansive ...
by Jean
02 Jan 2018, 11:11
Forum: Walks and Hikes in Sfakia
Topic: Little gorge name
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Little gorge name

I assume since this small side-ravine doesn't lead anywhere that it has no name, but you need to ask a local shepherd.
by Jean
29 Dec 2017, 13:19
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Fast internet in remote settlements of Sfakia
Replies: 4
Views: 429

Re: Fast internet in remote settlements of Sfakia

Thanks for explaining that! Maybe those of us who use the internet frequently could pay a small fee so that the hotel owners can buy better routers.
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