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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  • February Postcards from Symi 3 days ago A lone yacht lies at anchor in Pedi.  Climbing up the Kali Strata, when you turn the corner and see this view you know you are on the home run.  The Chorio Syllogos square and Giorgio and Maria's taverna are just beyond that pink and white building with the awning at the top of the photograph....
  • Signs of Spring 1 week ago Spotted outside the butcher in Chorio this week - a shepherd's crook.  Perhaps Easter lamb negotiations are taking place inside.Kiosks are not always kiosks.  Sometimes they are small shops.  The entrance to the square in Chorio.An extraordinarily detailed restoration on the square in Chorio....
  • Fair Weather February 1 week ago Two unusual things about the view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation office this morning. The first is the water boat which seldom comes in during the winter as in theory the town's reservoirs should be full of free rainwater.  The second is the Dodecanese Seaways catamaran heading for the...
  • February Postcards from Symi 2 weeks ago Yialos in February.  It is hard to imagine just how busy the harbour is in July and August when one sees it empty like this.Peaceful and deserted.  A typical day on Symi in February. Two prettily restored neo-classical houses in Symi's famous amphitheatre harbour.  Rosemary is starting to...
  • Making Plans for the Summer 3 weeks ago Where's mummy?  The lambing season is well under way.  The ewes are tethered wherever grazing is plentiful and the lambs romp around, dashing back to mum whenever they want a drink at the milk bar.Wild clematis flowering on my fences.My neighbour's doves.  They live in dovecots in his... 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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