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by jean h
18 Jun 2021, 16:03
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: photo of the old harbour
Replies: 0
Views: 208

photo of the old harbour

Just got this photo from Giannis Fasoulis of the old harbour from the Lefka Ori restaurant, showing some tourists on the Neptune. It's so nice to get another view of our favourite place, but oh how much we wish we were there!

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by jean h
10 Jun 2021, 22:23
Forum: Books about Crete
Topic: Paleochóra - the calming look at the crocodile (May 2021)
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: Paleochóra - the calming look at the crocodile (May 2021)

Thank you very much for your details about the tavernas, shops, beaches etc in Paleochora. It has been more than 35 years since we were there, and the town obviously deserves revisiting off-season). Enjoy your stay!
by jean h
08 Jun 2021, 13:09
Forum: Photo and Video Forum of Crete
Topic: More Agios Ioannis
Replies: 11
Views: 504

Re: More Agios Ioannis

Thank you, thank you, thank you for this wonderful gift of your photos and text about Agios Ioannis!
by jean h
01 Jun 2021, 09:18
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: live beach cam
Replies: 6
Views: 1243

Re: live beach cam

I'm enjoying the beach move action today - the film crew has been busy since the morning, and people have been running up and down the stairs with equipment. I guess tourists will have to use another beach today.
by jean h
19 May 2021, 13:14
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Xenia hotel not open
Replies: 3
Views: 521

Re: Xenia hotel not open

I have no insights to offer into the Greek inheritance system or the Sfakian mind, sorry!
by jean h
19 May 2021, 11:26
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Xenia hotel not open
Replies: 3
Views: 521

Xenia hotel not open

It is very sad to learn from the Xenia Hotel website that it will probably not be open this summer. This is because the owner, Giannis Braos, died without a will, and the wider family has not found a resolution to ownership of the hotel. Let’s hope that they can come to some arrangement soon so that...
by jean h
16 May 2021, 20:28
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: WWII Ceremony
Replies: 1
Views: 436

WWII Ceremony

Wiltrud sent some photos today of a ceremony in Sfakia commemorating WWII (the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete). The weather looks perfect for the event. 6d66bffe-7770-48c3-8969-0a10d763deb8.jpg a3ea50ff-0e2a-4d79-9e91-ac9126317074.jpg 11a9b84b-d193-429a-9e7e-a376bcea8042.jpg b58fc2fe-5622-4...
by jean h
12 May 2021, 05:45
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: live beach cam
Replies: 6
Views: 1243

live beach cam

Hurray - the live beach cam is working again!
by jean h
11 May 2021, 21:14
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Greece excluded from UK’s travel ‘green list,’ report says
Replies: 6
Views: 979

Re: Greece excluded from UK’s travel ‘green list,’ report says

Clarification: although the FCDO stated that Crete and the other named islands are an exception, all of Greece is still on the 'amber list', meaning people will need to self-isolate for 10 days on return, as well as take covid tests. These 'traffic light' lists will be reviewed every 3 weeks. The si...
by jean h
11 May 2021, 12:33
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Greece excluded from UK’s travel ‘green list,’ report says
Replies: 6
Views: 979

Re: Greece excluded from UK’s travel ‘green list,’ report says

As of this morning, a UK government agency has stated that Brits could be allowed to travel to Crete on holiday (after May 17th, or when restrictions are lifted): "The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel to Greece, except for the island...
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