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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  • Amazing Visibility 1 day ago 7.30 in the morning and the sun is only just catching the houses on the Kastro.Light and shade on the Milos.The weekend's winds have blown the haze away and visibility is wonderful.  This is a shot of the village Wendy, Barry, Sue and Mike walked up to last weekend, above the top of Pedi bay,...
  • A Stroll Around Chorio 4 days ago A strikingly unusual mansion on the Kastro, above the Kali Strata and very close to Lemonitissa Church. This is the only one I know of on the island with this rather exotic roof detail.Whatever you do, don't step out onto the balcony of this one to admire the view!  It is unusual to see such a...
  • A Rural Retreat with Fabulous Views. 1 week ago A desirable holiday let for those seeking seclusion. No need for air conditioning as the house is well ventilated.  You can gather the honey for your Greek breakfast from the hive under the fig tree in the foreground.  Photograph by Susan Grzebisz.Green door, what's that secret you're keeping?...
  • October Postcards from Symi 1 week ago The Mouragia - YialosLuxury charter yacht, Ginger, in Yialos on Wednesday.  The fashionable August set may be long gone but there are still a few rich men's toys to be seen.The tourist shops along the front are still open for as long as the day trip boats from Rhodes continue to come.There are...
  • A Walk Around Old Datca, Turkey 2 weeks ago The little chapel on the island at Agia Marina at the entrance to Pedi Bay, Symi - beautifully maintained by her wardens and a popular venue for wedding blessings.A tiny neglected and defaced Greek chapel near the shore in a small bay near Datca, Turkey.  It is now used a a cattle byre.  A very...

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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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