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 at the end of August 1 day ago Sunrise over Pedi Bay.Pomegranates ripening in the courtyard of St John's church, Yialos.Spotted, dining on a fig leaf outside the butcher's shop in Yialos.A rustic fence in the Pedi Valley.  Why waste money on expensive metal and wire gates when a few pallets can be recycled?Remnants of fine...
  • Sizzling in the Summer Sunshine 5 days ago The view from my balcony at Symi Visitor Accommodation this morning.  Those no parking beacons didn't really have much of an impact!A wedding car, the morning after the party...Blue stairs at the top of the Kali Strata.A Kali Strata front door.Beautiful old wrought iron work.One of my favourite...
  • A Typical August Morning on Symi 1 week ago A cruise ship nosing her way into Yialos early one morning this week.A typical August morning in Yialos, Symi  - yachts milling about while visitors queue up to board the water taxis in front of the Symi Visitor Accommodation office.One of the many opulent toys to be seen on the Symi waterfront in...
  • The Count Down Has Begun! 1 week ago The clock tower in Yialos at 7.30 this morning. The white building on the corner nearby is the police station. The red domed church on the hill behind is Evangelismos - the Church of the Ascension.We see flags from all over the world in Yialos in the summer but this one is fairly close to home -...
  • Chronia Polla! 2 weeks ago The view of Yialos from my favourite peephole on the Kali Strata.There was a cruise ship in the harbour early this morning.After weeks of drought the trees in the Pedi Valley are starting to die back, a branch at a time. Juxtapositions of ruins and restored buildings and all shades in between are... 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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