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 Cats and Traffic Tamers 2 days ago It is still quiet in Yialos.One of the carpenters in Yialos also does bicycle repairs.   His in-tray seems quite full at the moment.  Symi is not good biking terrain - it is far too steep - but people who live and work in the harbour find bicycles and tricycles useful for getting around the flat...
  • June Postcards from Symi 6 days ago Wednesday is a busy day in Yialos as not only does the Blue Star ferry from Pireaus pass through twice plus the usual excursion boats but we also get a visit from one of the smaller Celestyal Cruises ships.  Here she is, about to swing round alongside the harbour.  The boat stays for a few hours...
  • Sizzling Symi 1 week ago Yialos and Harani, Monday 8 a.m.Yialos and Harani, Tuesday 8 a.m. As the heat haze builds, the monastery over on Nimos is fading away.Monday morning in Yialos.  The Pentecost bank holiday long weekend but very few boats in comparison to previous years.The Customs House is nearing completion. The...
  • Symi Summer Solstice Sunshine 1 week ago The Blue Star Paros whizzing into Yialos on Wednesday morning.  It is quite nice having a big boat that is actually fairly punctual as the Diagoras was often very late. People living in the harbour may, however, be heartily sick of 'Fur Elise' by the end of the summer!Getting the tiles on - the...
  • June Postcards from Symi 2 weeks ago Iroko window frames in place and the work on the roof continues - work on the restoration of the customs house is continuing at quite a pace.The ply sheeting and waterproofing are in place.  Next step will be battens and tiles. That is Lemonitissa church on the Kastro mound on the right and you...

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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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