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by mouche
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: FULL Lockdown Monday 23 March 6a.m. in Greece
Replies: 105
Views: 7968

Re: FULL Lockdown Monday 23 March 6a.m. in Greece

April 6, 2020 (Monday): Regarding tourism this year, government spokesman Stelios Petsas said that it is not certain whether Greece can receive tourists. The government is doing everything possible to save the season and if the corona crisis should be over relatively quickly, the main season could p...
by mouche
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 179
Views: 12596

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

BST wrote: However, when we got stopped by the police walking the dog just yards from our door they did question how far we were walking.


In Italy you can walk the dog maximum 200 metres from your home.
by mouche
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 179
Views: 12596

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

Guy M wrote:From the perspective of the U.K., it looks like Greece has handled this better than many.


https://sciencenorway.no/crisis-epidemi ... es/1661751
by mouche
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 179
Views: 12596

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

Jean wrote:
A far cry from the scenes in other, ostensibly more prepared places. ...., after a decade of EU imposed austerity, would be completely unable to deal with a medical emergency.


For crying out loud, the Greek governments did this to themselves, don't blame it all on others!
by mouche
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Electricity prices (yet again)
Replies: 21
Views: 7675

Re: Electricity prices (yet again)

Anybody tried https://www.powerme.gr/ offering fixed price for one year at the rate of € 0,064/kwh plus an annual fee of € 59,-?
by mouche
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: FULL Lockdown Monday 23 March 6a.m. in Greece
Replies: 105
Views: 7968

Re: FULL Lockdown Monday 6a.m. in Greece

There are three options: 1. filling in a special form on the government website forma.gov.gr ( Type B on the website) 2.send an SMS to the number 13033 3. writing a signed personal declaration that can be written on a simple piece of paper. http://www.forma.gov.gr This last option is probably the ea...
by mouche
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Virus
Replies: 61
Views: 4947

Re: Virus

Is it safer to just stay where you are, happen to be, than to travel to another place where a lot of people are staying as they are afraid to travel to where you come from due "high" risk of being infected?
by mouche
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Virus
Replies: 61
Views: 4947

Re: Virus

Official figures just released in Norway confirm a total of 61.050 persons diagnosed with ("normal") flue sofar this season, a total of 2.300 persons hospitiaized (half of whom under the age of 60). And how many have been diagnosed with the Corona flu sofar world wide? I think you miss th...
by mouche
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Virus
Replies: 61
Views: 4947

Re: Virus

Official figures just released in Norway confirm a total of 61.050 persons diagnosed with ("normal") flue sofar this season, a total of 2.300 persons hospitiaized (half of whom under the age of 60). And how many have been diagnosed with the Corona flu sofar world wide?
by mouche
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Virus
Replies: 61
Views: 4947

Re: Virus

Six additional individuals died in Greece this week from the annual winter outbreak of influenza, raising the total number of fatalities this season to 83, Greece’s National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Thursday, in its weekly updates on the situation.

NOT from Covid19 coronavirus!
by mouche
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coronavirus and travel insurance
Replies: 17
Views: 1370

Re: Coronavirus and travel insurance

The value of travel insurance does not "kick in" unless and untill you actually get sick. If anyone wants to cancel a planned, and paid for, trip in order to possibly avoid getting sick you will not be covered by a travel insurance.
by mouche
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Crete Documentary
Replies: 18
Views: 2151

Re: Crete Documentary

For those of you who can get BBC2 on iPlayer, you might like to watch the two 1-hour episodes screened yesterday and today (we watched them live). Simon Reeve tours Greece. It is 3 years old, but Beats the Julia Bradbury/ITV production hands down! Bob. Watching this in Norway right now behind a VPN...
by mouche
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Kalyves Post Office
Replies: 23
Views: 1217

Re: Kalyves Post Office

In my native country we hardly have any postoffices left as the job is done by the local grocerystore. This works very well and never hear any complaints.
by mouche
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 1890

Re: Flights

I am told that the budget airline gates at Athens airport, e.g. Ryanair and Easyjet, are now a long way from those of national carriers like Aegean so people need to factor in that walk when planning connections. Warwick You can add Norwegian to your list. Personally I do not mind a ten minutes wal...

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