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 Colours 6 hours ago The crew of the floating barge having breakfast before they start their day's labours, building the new commercial jetty by the fuel station.  Merkouris from the fuel station has made sure that the pigeons get their breakfast too.Brightly coloured houses in Yialos and lots and lots of Greek flags...
  • The Sun is Out 4 days ago Autumn light and cloud shadows.Pediment details on the Kali Strata.On the Kali Strata there are many mansions, some restored, some ruined, some decaying with quiet neglect, waiting for absent or impecunious owners to one day find the money to restore them to their former glory.The bell tower of St...
  • Celebrity Chefs and Cloudbursts - Late October on Symi 1 week ago The water taxis will soon be hauled out of the water for the winter.  In the meantime the owners have started wrapping up the seats etcetera in black plastic bags.  I took this photograph on Wednesday, when the light was bright and sparkling and the clouds had not caught up with us yet.Not much...
  • Amazing Visibility 1 week 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 2 weeks 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...

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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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