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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  • Winter Ferries Past and Present 3 days ago The view from the Symi Visitor Accommodation office balcony at 9 this morning.And again an hour or so later.  If you see a house decorated like this in Greece it means that there is going to be a wedding very soon.  The dowry house is prepared by the women  in the family, cleaned from top to...
  • On a Cold Friday in December 6 days ago Over the hills and far away... my camera  is not quite good enough to pick it up but there is snow on a mountain peak just to the right of the highest peak visible on the left on the Turkish coast.The northerly gales  have brought some extraordinary cloud formations.These are the skies that...
  • The End of November 1 week ago The view from Symi Visitor Accommodation on Monday morning - grey, blustery and extreme rain forecast.  Winter has been a long time coming but it looks as though it is finally going to hit us this week.Sunday was dry and bright and everyone seemed to be taking advantage of the last good drying day...
  • Symi in Late November 1 week ago The wild cyclamens are up in my garden and all the shady places in the Pedi valley.The Vigla was wrapped in mist this morning.A damp and misty morning in the Pedi valley.The Christmas lights are up in Lieni.The new shops at Kampos are taking shape.  Although everything on Symi has to be built in...
  • A November Interlude 2 months ago The view from Symi Visitor Accommodation today.  There  isn't much happening in Yialos this November morning. The only yachts passing through now are ones waiting to take up their winter berths in the many marinas on the Turkish coast.All packed up for the winter.The greengrocer in the lane 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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