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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  • Symi's Style 3 days ago The Kastro, Symi's Akropolis, as seen from Pedi bay.  Take away the electricity wires and the beach umbrellas and not much has changes in this scene in centuries.  Symi has a pleasing sense of continuity that is lacking in so many other places.A wider view showing the sprawl of Chorio up the...
  • September Symi Snapshots 6 days ago When I first came to Symi in 1993 outdoor sinks such as this one were quite common.  This one is in the street below the Syllogos Square in Chorio, en route to Villa Anastasia.  The metal can on the wall holds about 4 litres of water and in the days before pressurised water would have been filled...
  • Symi's Special Magic 1 week ago Looking along the quay from Harani towards the Clock tower.  The three storey building with blue trim and white panels catching the light is the well known Nireus Hotel.  Immediately to the right of that is Sofia's House, followed by the Vaporetto restaurant and the Aliki Hotel.  The Merchant...
  • Symi-London Pop Up Art Exhibition in Yialos - near the Bus Stop - Sunday 7 September 2014 1 week ago
  • September Postcards from Symi 1 week ago Pedi Bay.  Villa Jasmine and the Pedi Katoi/Anoi apartments are in this corner of the bay.  If you walk along this side of the bay you will find the footpath that leads to Agia Marina, an alternative to taking the water taxi.  That is Symi's only power station in the bottom left hand corner,... 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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