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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  • Challenging Times 1 day ago There are days when I can really relate to this shutter, hanging by a thread up in Chorio.Some doors are closed to me now but others are opening.Busy as the bees rolling in the ephemeral poppies.There is beauty to be found, even in the most inhospitable environment.Inspiration among the daisies.I...
  • Good bye, Wendy 2 weeks ago Wendy Wilcox in happier timesIt is with a heavy heart that I write today's blog post.  As many of you with close links to Symi know, Wendy was diagnosed with throat cancer two years ago, followed shortly thereafter by the tragic loss of her partner, Ged Horton.  Sadly, we now say good bye to...
  • March Postcards from Symi 3 weeks ago Fishing boats at the head of the harbour.  The water taxi boats leave from this area during the season.  Our Symi Visitor Accommodation office is in the small ochre double storey with the terracotta pediment, partially hidden by the tall palm in the middle of the photograph. There are also...
  • Spring on Symi and a Walk in Rhodes 1 month ago Yialos at half past eight this morning.  The calm after yesterday's storm.  We had very strong winds on Sunday and there was a shipping ban.  The flags are up because Saturday was the investiture of the new Metropolitan (bishop).The many priests and officials who came over for the investiture...
  • Spring Cleaning for Easter 1 month ago The butterflies are back!Eyes closed against the sun.Down in the valley.Free range feasting.In the frame.  The water taxis and excursion boats are still out in the boatyard.  They won't be back until May.Getting ready for the season.The International at the back of Yialos is one of the very few...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2012: Greece Bronze Award!

This blog won the Bronze Award for best expat blog in Greece!

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Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on Adriana's Symi - a Greek island diary

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.

Gail
10:24 AM July 02, 2017

A welcoming insite to a wonderful place. It reads like a letter from a friend, warm, informative and friendly.

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