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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  • May on Symi 5 days ago This house on the Kali Strata was abandoned recently enough to have had an electricity connection.The light at the end of the tunnel.Cooing on the Kali Strata.Gleaming whitewash, all ready for summer.These glass eye amulets are popular in both Greece and Turkey.Symi coloursHealth and safety? What's...
  • Scenes from a Quiet Island 1 week ago The Blue Star Naxos powering into Symi on Wednesday afternoon. She is so fast and nippy, she does the trip from Rhodes to Symi in an hour!  Unfortunately this means spending about 25 minutes in Yialos as otherwise she is ahead of her schedule to Pireus.  The Naxos is standing in for the Patmos.It...
  • May Postcards from Symi 2 weeks ago Pretty petunias outside the Vapori bar, one of several attractive bars and cafes in Yialos, Symi's main harbour.Fresh fish at Symi's fish market, by the bridge in Yialos.  Just remember, this is Greece so you have to be up early if you want fresh fish.  By 10 or so it is all gone.VE Day - 8 May...
  • A Merry May Posy of Photographs for You 2 weeks ago The view from Symi Visitor Accommodation today - bright bunting for Monday's VE Day parade and hooray!  The first water taxi is back in its berth!The upper reaches of the Kali Strata, fresh whitewash gleaming in the early morning sunshine.The next section down, below the bend.The whitewashing...
  • April Postcards from Symi 3 weeks ago The spring flowers are setting seed and will soon be over for another year.  Only about a fortnight more of sneezing and then my hay fever should be over too!The end of an era - Syllogos restaurant is now closed and the premises are to let.  Luckily Giorgio and Maria's taverna, next door, is...

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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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