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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  • November Postcards from Symi 2 days ago An empty, and somewhat blustery, Pedi Bay.  Look at the new shoots on the tree in the foreground and the lush grass on the terraces to the right.  The recent rain has really got things growing again.Morning glory in a ruin adjoining Giorgio and Maria's Taverna in Chorio, at the top of the Kali...
  • Sparkling Sunshine 5 days ago The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation office is very different in November.  No tourists in beachwear, just locals in paint-spattered overalls.The Blue Star Diagoras coming in this morning - about half an hour late but no torrential rain to contend with, unlike this time last week.Manos'...
  • The Quiet Life 1 week ago Definitely closed until next summer!  Boarded up shops secured with plastic sheeting are a common sight around Yialos at this time of the year.  Will the last one out please nail down the plastic?The usually pristine waters of Pedi bay, full of mud and debris on Friday afternoon after the...
  • Greetings from Sodden Symi 1 week ago There was one downpour as I was en route to work this morning.  Fortunately I was able to shelter under the canopy of the dress shop opposite the Windmill restaurant (now closed for the winter) for the duration.  The Kali Strata was still flowing when I joined it but the rain had eased off to a...
  • Panormitis 2014 2 weeks ago The carpet sellers, at the entrance to Panormitis monastery.  The building on the left, just inside the gates, is a taverna with accommodation above.Handmade baskets for sale next to the memorial to the Abbot and the Allied soldiers who were killed in the Second World War.Popcorn, pancakes,...

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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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