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by Carolina
Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Electric and Water Connections to New properties
Replies: 1
Views: 2888

It depends firstly on your area and secondly on your builder/civil engineer to a large extent. DEH the electric company say that theoretically it takes 6 weeks to get a new connection from scratch (we believe them!). That's from the time correct plans, application and supporting documents are submit...
by Carolina
Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Buyer Beware - again
Replies: 4
Views: 3922

Buyer Beware - again

Here’s a new one to watch out for. A new Environment Ministry bill on construction licenses and semi-enclosed balconies will be tabled in Parliament in spring. At present civil engineers submit a formal declaration, in which they state that the construction of the building comports with the terms an...
by Carolina
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cavo Sidero complex & golf courses ready to go
Replies: 0
Views: 2623

Cavo Sidero complex & golf courses ready to go

After 11 years of trying, British investment group, Minoan Group (former LoyalWard) late last month received the official approval of its environmental study for the Cavo Sidero complex, opening the way for the first infrastructure projects to start, scheduled for this May , while this fall the cons...
by Carolina
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cretian Cooking Class, Sailing, Hiking Groups
Replies: 3
Views: 5124

Coco,

I also found this website, click on the 'activities' page . They seem to arrange day activities
http://www.cretanadventures.gr/en/index.html
by Carolina
Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cretian Cooking Class, Sailing, Hiking Groups
Replies: 3
Views: 5124

Hi Coco, You are likely to find locally organised excursions though travel agents / tourist offices when you are here, for example you can go to Elounda and take the boat to Spinalonga. For Cretan cooking you can look at http://www.cookingincrete.com Someone else here on the board may know of activi...
by Carolina
Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mistaken Identity
Replies: 16
Views: 9299

just wait till the next time you come round to fix my pc Paul - you'll be sorry 8). Who let you out of the other forum anyway? - now get back there.
by Carolina
Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mistaken Identity
Replies: 16
Views: 9299

Eipame... you can't now in the signature. If you add them in a line you may well get censored :evil: . There is always the question of how much is too much, and I'll step in if need be.
by Carolina
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mistaken Identity
Replies: 16
Views: 9299

OK Jean you have a point - that is if everyone added 3 or more URL's the board would be soon be full of 'noise'.

So new rule number 1 - just one URL in signatures please. I've re-done the board settings so new posts shouldn't allow long signatures.
by Carolina
Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mistaken Identity
Replies: 16
Views: 9299

No second chance for you then Dave, po po

Yes it's good to see a few 'old hands' again, and I'd like to encourage some of the new members to post too :P
by Carolina
Tue Feb 27, 2007 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Clean Monday Volta
Replies: 7
Views: 4938

Then she'd have no problem with walking up to the refuge I think! Besides, if you walk it it's fine - plenty of space to keep away from the edges.

By the way Margarita - there are 'grounded' indoor toilets too up there. The outdoor one was built for the wow factor I believe!
by Carolina
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mistaken Identity
Replies: 16
Views: 9299

Mistaken Identity

It seems that bic admin have attacked one of their members who they thought was me. So, just to put the record straight : My site had exchanged website links with this site at the previous owner’s request. After the change of ownership my link disappeared from their site at some point & when I r...
by Carolina
Sat Feb 24, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Flight seats available Chania TO Gatwick Easter
Replies: 1
Views: 2689

Seats are still available on these direct Monarch flights.
by Carolina
Sat Feb 24, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: 'Toil and trouble for Greek adolescents'
Replies: 0
Views: 4588

'Toil and trouble for Greek adolescents'

So reads the headline of an article in ekathimerini today. 'From elementary school to university, Greece’s children are under a massive amount of pressure to be perfect at everything. Four students talk about gruelling daily schedules that leave them no time to enjoy carefree years, while also givin...
by Carolina
Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Clean Monday Volta
Replies: 7
Views: 4938

Funny you should ask about the drive Margarita as I've just been updating a blog about it... the memories came flooding back. It's a stony track, well worn away by melting snow water, and is only a car width in places with steep drops. It can only be attempted in a 4 x 4, or on foot of course. 4.5km...

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