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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  • Sizzling on Symi 3 days ago This might not look like a comfortable nest by northern European standards but she chose it herself and is sitting on a clutch of eggs in the shade of a holly oak.  We put her food and water nearby for her and are awaiting developments with interest.Early risers can enjoy the ephemeral flowers of...
  • Wedding Bells and Misty Mornings 6 days ago Neil Gosling, photographer in residence, photographing the happy couple outside the town hall this morning.'You may now kiss the bride!' - Ken and Trine from Norway tie the knot at Symi's town hall.  They were married by Symi's mayor, Lefteris Papakalodoukas (right).Neil does his stuff. The...
  • Hellenic Blues - Some More Holiday Snaps 1 week ago Look at the colour of that sea!  This was taken from the deck as we were approaching Piraeus.Syrian refugee families sitting along with their new Greek friends at the cafe on the top deck of the Blue Star.  Cleaning the boat in Piraeus.The graffiti artist behind this piece of street art evidently...
  • July Postcards from Symi 1 week ago Early morning calm in Pedi bay.The Kali Strata steps have got their new coat of whitewash for the year. The bags of cement visible higher up was because some repairs were also being done to the steps.The carpenter's cats enjoying a post-breakfast nap.The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation...
  • Gulets, Yachts, Ferries and Megayachts - a Typical July in Symi 2 weeks ago Wall to wall gulets in Yialos on Tuesday morning.  They could berth round the clock tower as there were no early morning ferry arrivals expected on Tuesday.The view from my office balcony at Symi Visitor Accommodation on Tuesday.Everyone hanging about waiting for the Blue Star to come in on... 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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