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 Blues and Golds 5 hours ago Early morning sunshine gilds the old stones of a neglected mansion on the Kali Strata.A pocket handkerchief rose garden in Chorio.A serene face looks out from the pediment of a mansion on the Kali Strata.Early morning departure from Pedi.Bees pollinating prickly pears in Chorio.I spotted this cat...
  • Ged Horton - Words Are Not Enough 4 days ago Words are not enough to say what we are all feeling at the moment as we mourn the passing of Ged Horton, Wendy's much-loved partner and life's companion who died in an ICU in Crete on Friday afternoon.Generous to a fault, Ged loved cooking for friends and also gave generously of his time, cooking...
  • Happy Friday on Sunny Symi 1 week ago Symi's unique brand of neo-classical architecture is one of the island's great charms and residents take great delight in making their homes, small as they may be, as pretty as possible.  The colours permitted in the harbour area are strictly controlled.The sponge seller near the bridge dunks his...
  • A May Monday on Symi 1 week ago A promising sight - men on the roof of the customs house.Workmen have been clearing debris from the gutted customs house building and plans are being made to facilitate reconstruction as quickly as possible. This building is not just a Yialos landmark - it is important for clearing people - and...
  • It's All Happening on Symi 2 weeks ago The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation balcony this morning. The Blue Star was very late - it is supposed to come through at 7.30 a.m. on a Friday and this photograph was taken at 9.25 a.m.  The knock on effect is that she will be late doing the Kastellorizon trip today and so will be...

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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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