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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  • Cruise Ships and Fuel Tankers - some August postcards from Symi 2 days ago Salamis Filoxenia, a Cypriot cruise ship that is a common sight on Symi.  She was in Yialos on Thursday, bringing not just tourists but also pilgrims to visit Panormitis monastery.  They also stop in Patmos, another important site for religious tourism.The fuel ship was in yesterday to resupply...
  • Solidarity Symi Friday Update 2 days ago More than a hundred men, women and children of all ages (including a week old baby) arrived on Symi this morning and are now gathered around the police station, awaiting processing.  Our relief centre is in the old post office which adjoins the police station, to the left of the picture, behind...
  • Solidarity Symi - Mid-Week Update 4 days ago The many hundreds of Syrian refugees who passed through Symi last week are now on their way, having found places on ferries on Monday.  After a brief lull with only 28 people on the island yesterday, 100 new arrivals are being brought round to the police station now for processing.  If anyone...
  • Bright and Breezy - Symi in August 6 days ago Luscious Greek nectarines. No fancy individual packaging here - straight from the tree to the crate to the market.Those who are not fortunate enough to have their own grape vine have to buy them.You can't beat Greek tomatoes either,  The puddle of juice that forms at the bottom of a Greek salad...
  • Everyday Life on Symi in August 1 week ago The obligatory early morning view of Pedi bay.  We have had some wind which has helped to clear the haze and extend our horizons. Those hills in the distance are Turkey.The delicate colours of Symi in late summer.  The hill with the houses is the Milos area of Chorio, so called for the row of... 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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