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by Erno
12 Jan 2016, 11:19
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Tour operator looks to “charter” a ship, from Sfakia to Loutro, for the summer
Replies: 0
Views: 1480

Tour operator looks to “charter” a ship, from Sfakia to Loutro, for the summer

Tour operator looks to “charter” a ship, from Sfakia to Loutro, for the summer - 12 January, 2016 According to reliable sources, a large tour operator who is very active in Crete, and especially with customers from Scandinavia to western Crete, seems to have expressed interest in permanently hiring...
by Erno
12 Jan 2016, 10:22
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Opening of the new terminal at Sitia Airport
Replies: 4
Views: 3197

Re: Opening of the new terminal at Sitia Airport

Here is a video impression of the new airport of Sitia. It looks quite spacious:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYeySA-lVgE
by Erno
09 Jan 2016, 22:15
Forum: History and Archaeology of Crete
Topic: Pedro de Candia, the legendary Cretan Conquistador
Replies: 2
Views: 5845

Re: Pedro de Candia, the legendary Cretan Conquistador

Hi Marco, The article was not meant to praise the acts of Pedro. I just published it here as a fact of history which was unknown to me. I did know that several Cretans in ancient times went east, as far as current day Pakistan (Gandhara) and India. But I did not know some went to the west as well. A...
by Erno
09 Jan 2016, 11:21
Forum: History and Archaeology of Crete
Topic: Pedro de Candia, the legendary Cretan Conquistador
Replies: 2
Views: 5845

Pedro de Candia, the legendary Cretan Conquistador

Pedro de Candia, the legendary Cretan Conquistador - 9 January, 2016 pedro-de-candia1.jpg Pedro de Candia (1485- + 1542) was a Greek Conquistador and explorer. Specialized in the use of firearms and artillery, he participated in the conquest of Peru. He was killed in the Battle of Chupas, (Peru), o...
by Erno
08 Jan 2016, 12:45
Forum: History and Archaeology of Crete
Topic: Ancient Greek city of Knossos was larger than previously thought
Replies: 0
Views: 2837

Ancient Greek city of Knossos was larger than previously thought

Ancient Greek city of Knossos was larger than previously thought - 8 January, 2016 Recent fieldwork at the ancient city of Knossos in Crete, Greece, revealed that during the early Iron Age, the ancient Greek city was rich in imports and was nearly three times larger than what was believed from earl...
by Erno
08 Jan 2016, 12:34
Forum: Photo and Video Forum of Crete
Topic: Αbove the clouds on Mount Psiloritis
Replies: 0
Views: 2102

Αbove the clouds on Mount Psiloritis

Αbove the clouds on Mount Psiloritis - 8 January, 2016 Flying above the clouds on the top of the Psiloritis. The imposing mountain is embraced by clouds just before the sun sets and gives us a unique atmospheric air ride. It required no more than 80m from the ground to record this drone splendor of...
by Erno
07 Jan 2016, 13:47
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Nice looking bad weather in Sfakia
Replies: 0
Views: 1584

Nice looking bad weather in Sfakia

Nice looking bad weather in Sfakia - 7 January, 2016

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But it seems to be getting better...
by Erno
06 Jan 2016, 12:30
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Giorgos Dourountakis died
Replies: 2
Views: 2397

Giorgos Dourountakis died

Dear Sfakia-lovers, The sad news has just reached me that today Giorgos Dourountakis from Sfakia has died in Thessaloniki at the age of 65 years. His daughter Anna and his wife were with him. Giorgos was the owner of Livikon Restaurant in Chora Sfakion, and he and his family also own Vritomartis Hot...
by Erno
06 Jan 2016, 11:49
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Disruptions at Greece’s regional airports due to Friday strike
Replies: 0
Views: 1428

Disruptions at Greece’s regional airports due to Friday strike

Disruptions at Greece’s regional airports due to Friday strike - 6 January, 2016 Travelers flying across Greece will be forced to re-schedule as regional airports will be facing disruptions on Friday, January 8, due to a 24-hour strike called by the Federation οf Associations οf Hellenic Civil Avia...
by Erno
05 Jan 2016, 15:10
Forum: General Sfakia Forum
Topic: Links to webcams
Replies: 11
Views: 6788

Re: Links to webcams

Best wishes to you too, rambler!

The lens of the harbour webcam needs a thorough cleaning, but due to its difficult to reach location nobody in Sfakia has taken the courage to do it.

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