Adriana's Symi - a Greek island diary

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Adriana's Symi - a Greek island diary
Adriana Shum, a South African expat, sailed into Panormitis Bay, Symi, by chance one windy July day in 1993 and has been there ever since. The blog has been helping independent travellers enjoy life's simple pleasures on the Greek island of Symi since 1997.
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  • Apocalyptic Weather and Post Election Quiet 1 day ago Sunday morning - a sandstorm creeping up the Pedi Valley.Sunday morning - the sandstorm at its worst.Sunday morning, before the rain.Monday morning, after heavy rain over night and before the rain resumed.  A very different picture.At one point Yialos, Harani and Nimborio disappeared...
  • Symi in Black and White and Colour 4 days ago The landmark oak in Lieni has been shedding leaves with enthusiasm and the whole area below is carpeted.  The passing cars have blown drifts up against the walls.Why do gnarled old trees always look so much more atmospheric in black and white?The ends of the branches have snapped off in various...
  • Symi Winter Greens 1 week ago Pallas Athena, with her helmet, looks down from a rooftop in the harbour.A Christmas wreath and an election pamphlet on a door on the Kali Strata.Symi's old stone ruins become wild gardens in the winter.  This is a staircase on the Kali Strata.Nicotiana growing in an entrance on the Kali Strata....
  • January Postcards from Symi 1 week ago The carpenter's cats seem to be having a good winter.Ditto these two, keeping a bike warm while the owner enjoys a morning coffee.  Normal service has resumed at Pachos now that the redecorating has been completed.  Purists will be observe that it looks exactly the same as before, so no need to...
  • Happy New Year! 2 weeks ago Snow on the hills behind Athens on the morning of 7 January 2015, as see through the window of our flight to Rhodes.Rolling  in the deep - Kamiros Skala, the tiny Rhodian port that serves Halki, during a shipping ban on 8 January 2015.Rough seas between Rhodes and Symi on 8 January 2015.  The...

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Nick
04:53 AM November 19, 2012

A brilliant and informative blog about the gorgeous island of Symi, with gorgeous photos and a little info about what has been going on in the week.

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