Archive for June, 2018

Nice gesture from S.

I saw this message on a local Facebook page telling people about cheap flights from England to Skiathos. A nice gesture. Maybe I should start a new page with things like that? Watertaxi, flights etc. Thank you S from Skiathos.

There is this website that you can look at too. https://www.skyscanner.net/

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Bus times 24/06/2018

The buses at this moment come and go quite frequently. They start in Skopelos town opposite the children’s playground, then go to Stafylos, Agnondas, Panormos, Milia, Kastani, Elios, Glossa and Loutraki. There are some unnamed stops in between these places.

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So this is how it goes, you spend two days with people that love to sing, like you and you practice together various songs and then you get to perform ! How great is that ?

Rod and Kendal have been organizing these workshops for a couple of years now. They will again this year on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th July.

The rehearsals will be on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd July in Orfeas and then at Del Sol. There will be a meeting at Barramares cafe at 20.00 hours on Saturday 30th June for all those involved and for anyone else who may be interested.

A provisional music list will be published shortly. In the meantime, email kendal@kendalshepherd.com for more information.

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Give blood

The blood bank of the hospital in Volos will be on Skopelos again and the people that want to give blood can go on the Wednesday 27th of June from 18.00 until 20.00 hours and on Thursday the 28th of June from 09.00-13.00 hours and from 18.00 until 20.00 hours. The truck is parked in the harbor.

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We heard a rumor that the boat coming and going from Thessaloniki will not travel on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. We checked at one of the ticket offices and we looked at http://www.openseas.gr and the boat is not showing on those two days. Next month it is every day.

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Why am I living here again ?

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Taken on Saturday by Beatrice. Thank you !

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It is not over yet

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A lot of rain fell last night and this morning in the Sporades and a big part of Greece. In the area of Ileias many crops were destroyed. This is a video from Astra Skopelos tv filmed in the old harbor.

The forecast for the next couple of days is not totally clear yet but a new rainfront is supposed to hit Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning. We have to see tomorrow is there is a clearer prediction.

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Every day until the middle of September we will see the Super Speed or the Super Cat of Golden Star ferries in the harbors of the Sporades. They will help transport visitors from North Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania etc. In this video the ship was welcomed by the firebrigade, the port police and representatives of the municipality.

(Video Astra Skopelos TV)

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