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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  • A Typical Symi Monday Morning in July 3 days ago The same globe artichoke as in Friday's blog, photographed a day later.Bumping suitcases down the Kali Strata - not something that is likely to happen to you if you book with Symi Visitor Accommodation as we arrange transport for our guests when needed.Today's taverna cat, disturbed having a nap on...
  • Cinema under the Stars 6 days ago You are invited to join the Symi Gallery at 9 p.m on Sunday 20 July for a free screening of Politiki Kouzina (A Touch of Spice), a heart-warming film about a Greek family in Istanbul.  The venue is the Mandeio Café-Bar adjoining the main car park in Chorio.Come and enjoy cinema under the stars.
  • Postcards from Symi 6 days ago Pedi Bay at 7 a.m.Pedi Bay at 2 p.m.Fallen leaves and dried bougainvillea on the Kali Strata.Taking the shopping back to the yacht.A traditional Maltese boat in Yialos.The traditional tin smith in one of the back lanes of Yialos.Hardware and a gift shop at the back of the town square in...
  • The Kastro, the Kali Strata and a Cat 1 week ago All that is left of the Castle the Knights built on Symi is a few remnants of walls.  The rest was destroyed when the Germans used the Kastro as a munitions store during the Second World War and blew it up during their retreat. This is why so many properties in the immediate vicinity of the Kastro...
  • Perfectly Polished 1 week ago Unlike his ancient and battered cousins in Yialos which I photographed last week, this proud lion on the Kali Strata is kept perfectly polished.Flowering cactus near the Gymnasium, the high school.Stripes at the Pantheon pension on the Kali Strata.Honeysuckle and jasmine in fragrant harmony.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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