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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  • January Postcards from Symi 8 hours ago An empty sea.  A surprisingly clear and unobstructed view from the bus stop in Yialos.What is not so obvious in the previous picture and is only just visible in this one, although it was blindingly clear in reality, is the snow on the far mountain peak in the middle of the photograph.  If you can...
  • Serene Symi 1 week ago 8.30 in the morning and the sun is just creeping over Chorio.  After a week of wet and stormy weather, it is nice to see blue skies for a change.Wild clematis is a common sight during the winter, tumbling over walls and fences and scrambling in the trees.  In the summer drought this, like so many...
  • Snow on Attaviros, Rhodes, January 2017 1 week ago A first glimpse of the mountain, from a field near Kamiros Skala.Heading inland towards the village of Kritinia from Kamiros Skala.No, it is not the Alps!  Attaviros, the highest peak on Rhodes.Bottleneck at the turn off to the mountain road.Those who had successfully made it to the top were...
  • Symi Epiphany 2017 2 weeks ago The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation office during the rain storm on Tuesday afternoon.  If you ever go to the webcam at this time of the year and it isn't working, it is because we have unplugged everything due to stormy weather.  As most of Symi's utility lines are above ground...
  • Symi Gold - Chronia Polla! 2 weeks ago A sumptuous gold and crimson angel peeps through a window in Chorio.  In the Greek Orthodox church, the 12 days of Christmas come to an end with the Epiphany celebrations on 6 January so decorations stay up until then.  We have many name days as well as Independence Day, Carnival and Clean Monday... 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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