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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  • Playing Tourist on Rhodes 3 days ago First rains - we woke up to a showery Tuesday with lots of thunderstorms hovering around but no serious downpours.  On Wednesday I went to Rhodes for the day and played tourist in the Old Town.  This is the big mosque at the top of Socrates street, at the top end of the Old Town.Looking down...
  • Symi Unfiltered 1 week ago As I was waiting for the bus on Friday afternoon I saw this extraordinary sight. As it came closer I realised that it was a floating crane and a barge with concrete blocks for the new commercial harbour, all being towed by a heroic little tug.  It must have come all the way from Rhodes.The other...
  • Life's a Beach 1 week ago Symi has a portfolio of small unique beaches.  Each is different in character and most can only be reached by water taxi although, in the case of Agia Marina (seen here) and St Nicholas, there are also footpaths for the energetic.As is typical in these waters, yachts drop their anchors and then...
  • Into the Blue with the Poseidon. 2 weeks ago Analipsi - the monastery at the entrance to Nimborio bay.  The arched door leads into a large boatshed under the monastery.  Like many other small monasteries on Symi, this monastery is extremely difficult to reach except by sea as the shoreline is too steep for a road or path.Into the blue - a...
  • Golden September 3 weeks ago Club Med 2 spent Thursday in Symi this week. As the boat was anchored off Nimborio instead of alongside and she was here for a full day with the guests coming ashore in small groups in those little white boats you can see in the stern the visit worked out very well. There wasn't the sense of 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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