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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  • Walking Down the Kali Strata 2 days ago Still hanging on - today's poppy photo from the Pedi valley.Count the cats.The sea of yellow corona daisies around the Taxiarchis hotel has gone, replaced by haystacks.An innovative way of keeping the cats out of the roses.  Water bottles, filled with tap water to weigh them down.  They probably...
  • Bright Week on Symi 5 days ago The pink bindweed is one of the last of the spring flowers to appear on Symi, lingering on into May.An attention-seeking poppy.The black plastic water pipes that snake along the roads and lanes of Symi are masked, albeit briefly, by verdant verges.You are probably getting a bit bored with poppy...
  • Symi Is Open for Business! 1 week ago The leather shop and some of the other tourist shops along the Mouragio side of the harbour are now open.The view from the Symi Visitor balcony is still mainly fishing boats. I took this photograph early in the week when the Dodecanese Seaways catamaran did a day trip from Rhodes. The Panagia...
  • Big Week on Symi 1 week ago Summer-time visitors to Symi may have problems associating Symi with daisy lawns so here is the proof!The Pedi valley is still green.  As most of the trees are now leafed over, very little of the earth beneath is visible and the cyclamens are disappearing fast.Kali mera!I think I might just make...
  • March Postcards from Symi 3 weeks ago Another cyclamen shot - because in a few short weeks they will be gone as though they have never been and the landscape will revert to the baked bare earth of summer. Let us revel in this verdant and fragrant abundance while we may.Poppies are another spring flower seen in abundance in Greece from... 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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