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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  • A Typical Symi Monday 2 days ago The overnight yachting fraternity, unraveling tangled anchors before setting off for the day's sailing to the next port of call.A gypsy van is going round the island at the moment, selling clay pots from Crete and big bags of potting soil.  In the background you can see the water taxis lined up...
  • Functioning Fine 5 days ago Who needs cute kittens on the internet when Symi can provide a cute foal?A group from the Symi Sea Dreams excursion boat, listening to a potted history of Symi from their guide.The water taxis are back on their berths but aren't fully in operation yet as there aren't enough people around and the...
  • May Postcards from Symi 1 week ago The Greek flag, flying high above the harbour.Sponge sellers along Symi's waterfront.  When I first came here, 20 years, there were lots more sponge shops along the front. some of them scions of old Symi sponge merchant families.  It is not an easy life, earning a living from a small business on...
  • Views from the Balcony and Other Symi Delights 1 week ago Watching the soldiers marching past on VE Day, I wondered who stood on this balcony during the Second World War and watched Allied and Axis troops march past as the island passed through the hands of various occupying forces.Just before the main deluge on Tuesday morning.  That is the water ship...
  • Andy's VE Day Photos - Symi 2015 2 weeks ago

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2012: Greece Bronze Award!

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

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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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