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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  • Vivid Hues and Vertical Views 1 day ago Chrysanthemums outside the Symi Flower shop this week.Bright yellow nets on the quay, seen from the balcony of the Symi Visitor Accommodation office.Bright yellow nets lighting up a lane off the Kali Strata.Whoever chose the paint for the bollards in Yialos colour-matched them identically to those...
  • October Observations 4 days ago The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation office this morning.  I never know what I am going to see when I open the French doors but this has to be a first.  See the next photograph for a close up.An unlikely sight in Yialos on a Tuesday morning in October - or any other morning for that...
  • Some Symi Snapshots 1 week ago On Thursday morning a black cloud wrapped itself around the Vigla and deposited a quantity of water on Yialos. There was hardly a drop up in Chorio.Rain patterns on the water.A few hours later the Salamis Filoxenia arrived in sparkling sunshine.Friday morning from the Symi Visitor Accommodation...
  • The Price of Paradise 1 week ago The view from the Symi Visitor accommodation office balcony.The olive trees in the planters along the harbour front have been replaced with palms.  Presumably the netting is to discourage our feline friends. This photograph was taken just after 8 on Monday morning.  Mavrovouni in the background...
  • October Postcards from Symi 2 weeks ago The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation office this morning.We have a side balcony as well, overlooking the lane. The tinsmith's building at the end of the lane is nearing completion.  A tremendous amount of work is going into the restoration.Dino the chandler, working on a fishing net. If... 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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