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 Rainbows 1 day ago As you know from my previous blog, Friday was a wet and windy day.  At sunset we were treated to this wonderful rainbow at Pontikokastro - 'mouse castle', the neolithic stone circle on the hill by the windmills that local legend says is the grave of King Nireus.The Michaelaki, the statue of the...
  • February Postcards from Symi 4 days ago The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation window today - rain for the first time in a fortnight.  The forecast is for 25 mm or more in the next 24 hours followed by gale force winds .   Hooray!  The bus  is back!There are very few big trees on Symi and those that there are really are...
  • Life on Symi in January 1 week ago There are few clouds about but no rain is forecast for the next 10 days or so.Baa baa black sheep among the daisies in Chorio.As I walked up the short cut this morning I heard a snort behind me and  it turned out to be this dark brown donkey, also taking advantage of the abundance of daisies.A...
  • Views From the Top 2 weeks ago The water boat and the trading caique, tucked up in Pedi to ride out the storms.Looking across from Periotissa, the church and carpark right at the top edge of Chorio, the old town, yesterday.  It is very cold and very clear at the moment.  On the left of the photograph you can see part of the...
  • Postcards from a Chilly Symi 2 weeks ago After a very wet week we have clear skies and chilly breezes.Drifts of oak leaves in Chorio.The long and winding road that leads to the Panormiteion, the high school, grows greener by the day.Yialos has a deserted air.Most of the waterfront shops and cafes are closed for the winter and there are... 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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