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Messages - David A

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: Is it really you?
« on: November 08, 2017, 10:35:25 PM »
James Bolam played Grandpa in my Pocket but he's better known as Terry from the Likely Lads to us of a certain age!

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: Postal service in San Stef
« on: October 27, 2017, 12:11:39 AM »
I hate to say it as I used to enjoy sending them myself, but perhaps the above replies tell you the reasons why no one bothers anymore!!

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: Whats happenin'
« on: October 08, 2017, 12:49:08 PM »
I don't think the problem is the lack of activity on the board, surely it's just that life in the village is slowing winding down after another summer season?

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: 20-27 SEPTEMBER
« on: September 16, 2017, 11:21:22 PM »
Thanks for your help, I'll be arriving late Wednesday evening for a week's r & r!!

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San Stefanos news and views / 20-27 SEPTEMBER
« on: September 06, 2017, 11:39:22 PM »
I'm very much considering another visit to the village a fortnight today for a week, as I'm pig sick of our Scottish "summer"

Could anyone tell me if the bars, restaurants etc will still be open for business and more importantly, what weather should I expect for that week?

Any assistance would be much appreciated!!

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: Whats happenin'
« on: September 03, 2017, 01:50:22 PM »
Nor me, I always enjoy a wee bit of shopping with a beer or two in me!! Makes for some interesting purchases............

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: Just got back
« on: July 01, 2017, 08:26:43 PM »
Yeah, stayed up in the Voula for a week in May and thoroughly enjoyed my time. I had booked a studio with a pool view but was upgraded to a family room (number 3) with an unbelievable sea view.
I usually try to get over once a year but I enjoyed my May visit so much I might sneak a wee week in September!!!!

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: May 2017
« on: April 08, 2017, 04:24:01 PM »
Booked up for a week from Wed 17 until 24 May - can't wait!!


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San Stefanos news and views / Re: May 2017
« on: January 11, 2017, 11:51:33 PM »
Thanks, looks like a cheeky wee week in May then!!

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San Stefanos news and views / May 2017
« on: January 09, 2017, 10:40:46 PM »
I've spent a week in the village during mid-September the past two years. However, I'm off to Turkey for a week late August so I was considering coming over for a week in mid/late May this year. Can anyone advise me if the village will be getting busy by then and what's the usual weather at that time of year?

Cheers

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San Stefanos news and views / Re: Whats happenin'
« on: September 26, 2016, 10:38:47 PM »
Yeah, I'm just back a week and wondering what's happening......

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Information and help please / Re: Albania
« on: September 25, 2016, 05:52:46 PM »
I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Albania last Sunday, however the ferry trip over was scary, to say the least, thanks to the rain and thunderstorms.
The only down side was the lack of organisation - having paid the additional 23Euros for the trip to the ruins in Butrint, I ended up on a bus full of Russians and Poles, with no-one speaking English. However, when we eventually stopped at a Hotel for a coffee, I managed to get on the correct bus, but one of the guides (he'll know who he is) clearly thought that I'd not paid and even pulled me up again during the tour of the ruins which was totally uncalled for.

Apart from that, Butrint was amazing and the Albanian lady who showed us around was really informative and enthusiastic. When we returned to the Hotel for lunch, I was pleasantly surprised - the buffet was a lot better than I'd been led to expect by the earlier comments on here! Finally, I spent an hour in a pub in Sarande watching the last half of the Man Utd game whilst chatting, in broken English. to the locals and enjoying their brand of lager - an experience I'll never forget.

All in all, a very interesting day!!!!

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Where to eat out in San Stefanos? / Re: Condor Restaurant.
« on: September 14, 2016, 10:03:17 PM »
Had the all-day breakfast at lunchtime today - it was awesome, think Ill be back tomorrow!!

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Where to eat out in San Stefanos? / Re: San Stefano Burger & Bar
« on: August 31, 2016, 12:29:31 AM »
Sounds great, looking forward to giving it a try in a fortnight's time!!

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Information and help please / Re: Albania
« on: August 26, 2016, 08:19:30 PM »
Sounds like a plan - thanks for the helpful advice!

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