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by mickmct
Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Help wanted: Iraklion Cemetery 1896 - 1900
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Help wanted: Iraklion Cemetery 1896 - 1900

Hi. I'm in the process of writing a MA dissertation on the British involvement in the European Intervention in Crete; in my case covering the period 1896 to 1900. I'm currently trying to find information on British military personnel buried in Iraklion cemetery. (I've got a list of those buried in S...
by mickmct
Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: What they did with the water in Azogires
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What they did with the water in Azogires

More (unless you're visiting for the first time in which case ignore the word "more") on the hydraulics at Azogires and a blatent plug for the, non commercial, blog at: http://azogires-alpha.blogspot.com/ Mick McT (Less than one goats were beaten about the head with a pigeon in the making ...
by mickmct
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: ADVENTURES IN AZOGIRES THE PARADISE VILLAGE
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Alfa Cafenion Azogires

Is the Alfa the cafenion in Azogires that does the amazing omlettes?

I seem to recall one of the cafenions was always closed every time I passed through there.

My recollection of Azogires is that it was a very friendly place with amazing views, walks and wild flowers.

Mick
by mickmct
Tue Feb 13, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Elaphonissi Anniversary
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Views: 3836

A bit of additional information;

On 1 Sept 2006 a small wooden boat with an estimated 120 illegal immigrants got wrecked about 100 metres from the point at which the Imperatrix went down. At least one person drowned.

Mick
by mickmct
Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Elaphonissi Anniversary
Replies: 2
Views: 3836

Elaphonissi Anniversary

21 February 2007 is the 100th anniversary of the wreck of the Austro Hungarian Steam Ship "Imperatrix" which sank off the coast of Elaphonissi with the loss of 40 lives in 1907. Details of the wreck are available at: http://www.imperatrix.co.uk As far as I can make out there is currently no monument...

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