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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  • December Postcards from Symi. 6 days ago The Nikolaos patisserie - shrouded in plastic and ready for Christmas.  Not many customers, though, on such a wet and blustery day.That yellow trailer belonging to Dodecanese Transport is part of the network of how goods arrive on Symi. Every week it leaves on the Blue Star and returns, laden with...
  • More Festive Cheer, Symi Style. 1 week ago The official Symi town nativity scene, set up on the stage in the town square.  It is illuminated at night.  I apologise for the rather unpicturesque municipal car park in the background but it cannot be helped.The butcher was putting an illuminated plastic festive elf in his window as I walked...
  • Christmas, Symi Style 1 week ago A most unusual sight - Pachos' historic kafeneion is closed.  It is in the process of being redecorated along with the rest of the building so it is closed for business at the moment.The municipal Christmas decorations are going up around the harbour. Dainty trees and ropes of lights around the...
  • Kalo Mina! 2 weeks ago The view from Symi Visitor Accommodation this morning - definitely in winter mode.A zoom view of the work going on over by the fuel station as the work on the new commercial jetty continues.Work continues on the building next door, housing Pachos kafeneion.We don't get the spectacular autumn leaves...
  • November Draws to a Close 2 weeks ago Pedi bay on Wednesday, with a brisk north westerly wind blowing.Pedi bay this morning, about an hour after the rain passed over.Roses near Syllogos Square, Chorio.The lane from the back of Syllogos Square, Chorio, that goes round the Kastro to Lemonitissa church. This is the access to Lemonitissa... 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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