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Jakov Minić

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Crete, Greece, April 2017
« on: January 08, 2017, 18:45:36 »
Dear All,

This is an official public announcement for a NikonGear Get Together on the island of Crete in Greece during the 1st week of April.

We are currently working on pinpointing the exact location for this trip. Chania is our first choice.
Since April is not that far away, I urge you all to express your interest as soon as possible by replying to this topic.

The idea is that you all book your own "fly and drive" tickets and that we meet up at a certain location.

The exact dates will be announced soon!

Kind regards, Jakov
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2017, 18:57:45 »
I'm all in ... Really looking forward to renewing my acquaintance with Crete and the Cretan landscape. It's a been a while since last time.
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2017, 19:03:04 »
Jakov,
You have made me an offer I cannot refuse.
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2017, 22:43:48 »
It will be great, I hope it will be  during  a weekend plus  time?

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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2017, 23:33:14 »
Interested but unfortunately I'm out. Very probably overlapping with other commitments.

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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2017, 12:17:45 »
Here are some prices and more information:

Check in: 2/4/17

Check out: 9/4/17

Single room: 46 euros per night

Double room: 58 euros per night

Triple room: 69 euros per night

Rates include breakfast and all local taxes.

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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2017, 13:11:02 »
can you pls provide more info about hotel/pensions, location? Is it in the city or outside?
in case I can make it I prefer double room with Aphrodite,
if she is already booked by the core team, I´ll take a single room with std appetizers  :D
until when do you need a clear answer?
it is a main season in construction industry, so I can not yet seriously warn you about my participation
flight times from Frankfurt are terrible - from where direct flights are available?
If I remember right, there was an idea to take a ferry from Greece?
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2017, 13:28:13 »
Hello Thomas,
The hotel is located just outside the old part of the city of Chania, which includes the old port. A 3-5 minutes walk takes you the port.
The hotel asks for a final answer by January 27. We might be able to extend that, but this is not for certain. The season in Crete (and some other islands)  starts a bit earlier than in other parts of Greece. If you fly to Athens, you can go to Chania either by boat or by air.
Sorry, but who is Aphrodite?
























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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2017, 13:32:40 »
Ἀφροδίτη    ;)
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2017, 13:50:23 »
Dear Thomas,

I know who Aphrodite or Ἀφροδίτη is/was, ever since the tender age of 7. But as you mention that you want to share a room with her
my mind did not go to the godess of love (though I wholeheartedly wish that you do it some day). Is this the name of your wife?
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2017, 14:27:49 »
I always wanted to go to one of this meetings. Impossible for me in those dates but doable if the next one, from 9 to 16. No pressure, just putting the information out there. If it is set, it will be next time.
   Thanks to the team for putting all this work together.

   

   

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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2017, 15:57:18 »
Dear Thomas,

I know who Aphrodite or Ἀφροδίτη is/was, ever since the tender age of 7. But as you mention that you want to share a room with her
my mind did not go to the godess of love (though I wholeheartedly wish that you do it some day). Is this the name of your wife?

You will learn about Thomas' sense of humour. :)
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2017, 18:08:07 »
I'm definitely interested to go back to Chania. I need a few days to confirm my schedule is ok for the date.
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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2017, 19:33:09 »
Ἀφροδίτη    ;)

Sorry mate, Aphrodite tied up during April in Bahia Honda for Earth Day preparations.

Can make Hebe or Kotys if interested.

It's gonna cost ya  ;)

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Re: Crete, Greece, April 2017
« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2017, 19:34:16 »
Elias, please could you let us know the name of the accommodation.

Thanks

Anthony
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