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Afandou mini-train

Hi all,

Bit nervous as my first post, so please be gentle.

My partner and I ( 49/50 years of age) adore everything about Greece especailly Afandou. We are due to return end of May 2012 and would like to know the answer to 2 questions:-

1) is the villages mini-train due to be running by last week in May & has it got a different route from last year ?

2) What is the price for Leader (red) cigarettes ?

We love Greece/Rhodes/Afandou, and hope everyone (who can) will continue to holiday in greece and help keep alive the local way of life.

Regards Jacksaf X

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1. Re: Afandou mini-train

it will be running then why would it have a different route? are you aware of a new hotel?

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thought I'd post on this as an update, the mini train is no longer running - such a shame but evidently not profitable enough

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It is a shame as for €2 it was well worth the money. I think it's due to the cutback in public expenditure in the economic crisis at the moment.



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4. Re: Afandou mini-train

Hi all

The train is running.

It started late this year about a week ago.

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we are going soon and staying at the oasis apartments does the train go near there ? thanks

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6. Re: Afandou mini-train

Sorry, no it does not.

The Oasis is on the main Rhodes Town to Lindos road

Leaves from village centre & goes to the beach

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7. Re: Afandou mini-train

Trevor is wrong.

The Afandou mini train services some of the local hotels and runs from the village square to these hotels via the beach.

Each year the service seems to change, however it usually makes a couple of journeys down to the Georgia hotel which is down by the main road a few hundred metres from the Oasis. The train did service the Lippia and then went up the lane as far as the main road previously and did a loop which would have been opposite the Oasis but I do not think that they have done this over the past couple of years.

As yet the train hasn't appeared, it usually does around the end of May, so it might be there when you are.

Consider a taxi for the trip back to the Oasis as the train fare was 2 euros last year and a taxi for 2 of you probably won't cost much more than the 4 euros. There isn't a charge for catching the taxi at a rank but if you call one to the Oasis you will pay more.

Hopefully the Oasis will know the train situation when you arrive.

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