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#14784 The Three Villages

Posted by bondopollis on 01 October 2008 - 06:36 PM in Explore Crete

a few more

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#14783 The Three Villages

Posted by bondopollis on 01 October 2008 - 04:43 PM in Explore Crete

Got back on the 24sep should have been 23rd but that is another story, stayed in Koutouloufari, last time there 2000, it hasnt change much afew more tavernas and a few bars that have been upgraded, on the road to Piskopiano alot more tavernas and apartments which dont look out of place they blend in. Piskopiano on the other hand,first time there was in 1991, what are they doing to the village,they have knocked down old greek houses and put up Irish bars and sports bars blasting out all kinds of music not my taste if i want an Irish or English bar i will stay in that country.In the back streets you can still see old pisko, but a lot of the houses where the old ladies who were dressed in black sat outside are being left to fall down, nobody must have wanted to take them on after the deaths of the ladies, i bet i can guess what will happen, met old friends in the Elgony app Nickos and family they made us most welcome stayed with them for a few hours.From pisko to Old Hersonissos not much changed only a large supermarket a bit cheaper than the others,Old Hersonissos not changed at all still the same as 1991, spent a few hours in the square in the taverna next to the paper kiosk, cheap drink and the owner kept giving us little bits to eat a very nice place. Now the thing they all have in common is traffic at times in Koutouloufari we drunk in the Mythos bar in the centre at the top of the hill and at times it was grid locked, cars, taxis, quad bikes, scooters anythink that had wheels went on the road to the three villages at times you took your life in your hands, what gets me is there is nowhere to park or very little, so they are not stopping and spending.Those roads where only made for two donkeys to pass, can not wait for Wims comment Rod. will try and upload photos in gallery been trying all afternoon put some on here

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#14738 See You At Man Airport Poppypiper

Posted by bondopollis on 08 September 2008 - 03:05 PM in Meet in Crete

;) See you at the Airport Bill we have to check in 3hrs before,for the flight at 5am so we will be there early no sleep to night Rod

#14707 Visits For 2008

Posted by bondopollis on 02 September 2008 - 07:03 PM in Meet in Crete

The advance party sent off for Crete today my son and his partner 2 Sept at 2pm, they should be landing at Heraklion airport about 8pm Greek time, should arrive at koutalafari about 9-30pm. then next week its my turn been a long wait but now its almost here cant wait for that first drink of Mythos at the pool bar, then after a few days i will be sick of it, im a beer drinker not larger. :D

#14700 Greek Humour

Posted by bondopollis on 30 August 2008 - 07:25 PM in Explore Crete

Very good Wim i remember that i think from 1970 could be wrong about the date and it is still a good laugh :D

#14694 Greek Humour

Posted by bondopollis on 29 August 2008 - 04:04 PM in Explore Crete

Give order Wim Im still laughing. :D

#14693 Visits For 2008

Posted by bondopollis on 29 August 2008 - 04:00 PM in Meet in Crete

Worries over just had an email from a person who got back from Dedalus app to say they are fine and no problems and they have a kettle. :D

#14691 Members Gallery

Posted by bondopollis on 29 August 2008 - 03:52 PM in Explore Crete

I use PIXRESIZER it is a free download will post some photos when i get back to see if the gallery works.

#14672 Visits For 2008

Posted by bondopollis on 25 August 2008 - 11:50 AM in Meet in Crete

Thanks Wim Ifind whats good for one is bad for another will still have a good holiday, like the longbow pose did you hit the target and don't say you got the bull

#14658 Visits For 2008

Posted by bondopollis on 23 August 2008 - 08:50 PM in Meet in Crete

Tickets arrived today for the big silver bird fly on 9th of Sept, thought Wim would have had a look on the Dutch web sites about Dedalus apartments not to worry will have to grin and bare it, :(

#14570 Visits For 2008

Posted by bondopollis on 09 August 2008 - 09:01 PM in Meet in Crete

Just had an email from another travel site, about Dedalus app in Koutouloufari, it says a lot of Dutch use the app and on Dutch travel sites they dont give the app a good write up will have to see. Not bothered about the Dutch people i can get on with anybody i wonder if they will have heard about Wim.

#14569 Visits For 2008

Posted by bondopollis on 09 August 2008 - 08:40 PM in Meet in Crete

Can not make out what you are holding up and whats the medal Wim

#14557 Visits For 2008

Posted by bondopollis on 07 August 2008 - 03:41 PM in Meet in Crete

Four weeks on Tuesday Thank God Hope to see Bill Jenkins at Manchester Airport for a chat, would have loved to have met Wim in Crete to see if he is the same person as he portrays on the site :mellow:

#14556 Help!

Posted by bondopollis on 07 August 2008 - 03:31 PM in Explore Crete

Holiday-Truth.com as posts on the Adonis app

#14492 Kalamaki Beach 26-28.6.2008, Where Are You Local Girl?

Posted by bondopollis on 21 July 2008 - 09:32 PM in Meet in Crete

Wrong Wim shes top right

#14447 Happy Birthday To You.......

Posted by bondopollis on 07 July 2008 - 05:51 PM in Explore Crete

Thanks Wim I had more than a couple,feeling a bit rough today. Last year had my birthday in Parga, felt rough then but that was due to the Ouzo

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#14296 Returning To Crete

Posted by bondopollis on 04 June 2008 - 10:54 AM in Meet in Crete

Looking forward to meeting you at MAN on the 9th SEPT we get there early ROD

#14293 Returning To Crete

Posted by bondopollis on 03 June 2008 - 09:16 PM in Meet in Crete

Hi Bill what airport are you flying from on the 9th of Sept and what time,we fly from MAN at 5am if same we could have a chat Rod

#14201 Hello

Posted by bondopollis on 22 May 2008 - 04:10 PM in Introduce Yourself

Hi Chris and Claire Ive spent the afternoon in Bali and only had a few beers it is a very nice place small but relaxing, if you look in reviews somebody as wrote about places to eat. If i remember there is a hotel bus that runs from Bali a long the coast to Rethymnon so you can get off at different places a long the route.

#14144 The 11th Day

Posted by bondopollis on 17 May 2008 - 04:01 PM in Explore Crete

ive played in ST Helens and area

#14142 Xl Airways

Posted by bondopollis on 17 May 2008 - 03:34 PM in Explore Crete

Booked on the net in March for October the flights were bad so paid extra for a good flight time, yesterday got a letter from the airline to tell us the flight as been canceled so they have put us back on the bad flight time with no refund.Rung the airline today didn't want to no about it they said call your agent but in the letter it said any problems ring us. So we rang the agent we are now on the 0500hrs flight with no refund, the flight was booked with Freedom Flights little did i no it was part of the XL group. Had a lot of hassel with XL over the years, but the flight is with Air malta, its a long time off so anything can happen.

#13806 Ferry To Crete

Posted by bondopollis on 12 April 2008 - 02:35 PM in Explore Crete

Enjoyed that post Wim I was on the ship then, must be the romantic in me,as for Rod Stewart and Sailing reminds me of the old Ark Royal

#13798 Dogs

Posted by bondopollis on 11 April 2008 - 03:31 PM in Living in Crete

Your right Dave, thats true a bout all dogs a quote from a lot of dog owners its never done that before, staffies have had a lot of bad press about attacting people, but its like you say its how they are trained and treated,the best of dogs can flip.Im only holidaying in sept,but i have a piece of land marked out in Piskopiano so perhaps one day

#13789 Dogs

Posted by bondopollis on 10 April 2008 - 12:00 PM in Living in Crete

Yes she is they come in all shapes and sizes have a look at the web site staffybullterrors.co.uk and you will see,cassie was just over one year old then. They fill out as they get older, cassie is not to show standard.

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#13784 Dogs

Posted by bondopollis on 09 April 2008 - 06:16 PM in Living in Crete

Has anybody seen or owns a Staffordshire bullterrier, I have only ever seen one in all the places I have been to in Greece and that was in Lefkas. It had its ears spiked, didn't looked nice at all, it is illegal in GB, and so it should be.The staffy didnt looked to pleased aswell, im only asking because i have a staffy called cassie my second one. A good site for Staffy owners is Staffybullterrors.co.uk

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