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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  • Season's Greetings and See You on Symi in 2018 13 hours ago It doesn't take much to make the Stanni patisserie next door to the Symi Visitor Accommodation office look festive.A festive glimpse through the door of the butchery.The Symi Flower shop is always a cheerful sight.This is how fuel arrives for the petrol station in Yialos. Tankers roll off and drive...
  • Good Bye, George Kalodoukas 3 days ago George Kalodoukas - photograph Kalodoukas HolidaysToday we say good bye to George Kalodoukas, one of the founding fathers of tourism on Symi.  For a generation of visitors to Symi, George's welcoming smile was synonymous with an authentic Greek island holiday, particularly as Kalodoukas was the...
  • December Postcards from Symi 6 days ago Christmas continues to creep into corners of Chorio.Some of the lanes in Chorio are so narrow, they are only just wide enough to permit people to pass single file.A Christmas star on the square in Chorio. If the yellow binding holding the flag staff looks vaguely familiar, it is - it is a...
  • Christmas, Cabbages and Conifers 1 week ago An early sign of Christmas on a shop in Chorio. So far everyone in the harbour has been too busy with the mud to worry much about putting up decorations but in the parts of Chorio that escaped unscathed, there are few tentative tokens of festive cheer.The kiosk at the Kampos bus stop is also...
  • Post Eurydice Clean Up Continues 2 weeks ago Looking across the harbour from the top of the Kali Strata this morning I realised that the view had changed - part of this unoccupied house on the opposite side of the harbour has collapsed.  It looks as though nature had already started to take over so I don't know if this is new damage or old...

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This blog won the Bronze Award for best expat blog in Greece!

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Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on Adriana's Symi - a Greek island diary

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.

Gail
10:24 AM July 02, 2017

A welcoming insite to a wonderful place. It reads like a letter from a friend, warm, informative and friendly.

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