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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  • Water Barrels and Holy Basil 2 days ago Clouds over Pedi on Sunday morning. A group of yachts spent the night tied up to the water boat jetty at the head of the bay.  The sails you can see at the entrance to the bay are those yachts departing.Yialos, Harani and Nimos on Monday morning. The only vessel to be seen is the patrol boat out...
  • November Postcards from Symi 5 days ago A splash of colour outside the carpenter's shop at the bottom of the Kali Strata.  Just in case you are wondering about the fast food signs - the premises were a gyros bar many many years ago, long before I came to Symi and I have been here for 20 years.This house in Chorio was completed and...
  • Heavy Dewfalls and Misty Mornings 1 week ago High pressure continues to dominate the weather over our corner of the Mediterranean, bringing calm seas, heavy dew falls and misty mornings.  It is very quiet now that all the tourist businesses have packed up for the winter and most cruising yachts have headed to their winter berths in nearby...
  • Solidarity Symi Public Meeting - 16 November 2015 1 week ago A public meeting will be taking place at the Cultural Centre in Yialos at 2 p.m. today. Everyone who is on the island is invited to attend.  Translators will be available as there will be speakers in both Greek and English.
  • Life on Symi in November 1 week ago Apparently this privately owned yacht went aground at Nimborio earlier this week and was towed round to Yialos, kept afloat by these bladders.  Salvage attempts to raise her will be taking place soon.Wednesday morning's Blue Star Diagoras was absolutely packed, as you can see from the crowd at the... Expat Blog Awards 2012: Greece Bronze Award!

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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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