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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  • April Postcards from Symi 1 day ago Symi's supply lines - the twice weekly Blue Star Diagoras and the Dodecanese Seaways catamarans.  Photographed on Wednesday morning.Looking down at Yialos and Harani early this morning.A returning fishing boat early this morning.  The huddle of people and vehicles over by the clock tower are...
  • Bright Week 5 days ago Easter Monday and these are the lucky ones!  Mum and two lambs on the wasteland near the new undercover sports facility.Snow on the distant mountains of Turkey - this is why the wind is still so cold.A cold and windy Easter Saturday morning.  In the summer these cafes and bars off the square in...
  • Kalo Pasca! 1 week ago The Pedi valley yesterday.  There is a chilly north-westerly wind blowing which is only expected to drop some time tomorrow so it is unusually cold on Symi for the time of the year.  It is only about 14 degrees at the moment.  There is a shipping ban in effect so the Blue Star ferries are tied...
  • Symi Spring Flowers 1 week ago Wild chamomile on a bit of wasteland in Chorio.A tiny garden growing in the crevices of a ruin.The Pedi valley wearing different shades of spring green.Wild cyclamens carpet the shady places.Even the barren hills between Pedi bay and Agia Marina have a green sheen this year.Spring is now in full...
  • Wet Paint and White Spirit 2 weeks ago Happy Easter to our Catholic and Protestant friends.  Greek Orthodox Easter is still a week away.  This is a display of the traditional decorated candles that Orthodox Christians use to celebrate the Resurrection.  Many people make their own to give as gifts but these brightly coloured ones are... 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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