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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  • Northerly Gales, Southerly Gales... 4 days ago The Milos area of Chorio on Saturday morning.Almond blossom among the ruins in Chorio.Damask roses in an old garden in Chorio.  That is Pedi bay with Turkey in the background.Wild cyclamens seem able to survive in the most inhospitable places. This one is surrounded by cement, growing from the...
  • February Postcards from Symi 1 week ago The Greek and EU flags,, fluttering brightly on the bridge in Yialos.Ducks ...... crossing the street...... and heading for Eva's cafe.The customs slipway, looking as it usually does in the summer.Small birds in search of fallen crumbs outside the bakery.Galloping white horses across the bay on...
  • Dazzling Light 1 week ago The view from my office window today - clear, cold and not a lot going on.Walking down the Kali Strata this morning.  The sun is already catching the opposite hill.  Just on the other side of that ridge of hills lies Roukoniotis monastery and Toli bay, a popular beach and taverna in the...
  • Clear Blue and Chilly 2 weeks ago The Dodecanese Express catamaran rode out Wednesday's northerly gale securely tied up in Yialos, Symi.After all the recent high tides and flooding, it is strange to see the slipway at the other extreme, with such a low water level that the weed growing on the quayside is exposed.  In the summer...
  • Blossom Time on Symi 2 weeks ago Look carefully and you will see the bees, busy doing their thing.Almond treesThe upper reaches of the Pedi valley.  The white patch of trees centre right in this picture are the almond trees in detail at the beginning of this blog.  The other deciduous trees are still leafless.  Look at how...

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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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