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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  • Greetings From A Quiet Island 3 days ago That could be you on that water taxi, heading for Agia Marina, St Nicholas, St George, Nanou or Marathounda! The view from Symi Visitor Accommodation at 11.20 this morning.On Symi it is always worth looking up!This year the seagulls have been replaced by fish.  Apologies for the loss of sharpness...
  • June Postcards from Symi 6 days ago Half past 8 on a Friday morning and you can already see that it is hot out there.There are more boats in, mostly Turkish-owned as Symi is a popular cruising ground for Turks based in Datca, Bodrum, Marmaris and Bozburun.Symi's strict architectural code means no awnings on balconies on the Kali...
  • Colour Coordinated Cats 1 week ago Spotted on the Kali Strata earlier this week.  Note the mouse hole in the top right drawer.The vines grow lush and green at this time of the year and the leaves are still tender and fresh for dolmades.A colour coordinated cat.The bottom of the Kali Strata with some more elegant cats.It was just...
  • Symi June Colours 2 weeks ago The opulent purple of  the globe artichoke.The iridescent blues of the Aegean.The pastel palette of Symi harbour in early morning.The blues, greens and golds of hills and harbour.Terracotta, ochre and cypress green.Nets, warps and drums on a traditional fishing boat. The Symi Visitor Accommodation...
  • Symi Visitor Views and Other News 3 weeks ago The harbour cats like to use the balcony railing as a convenient link between the roofs on either side of us.  It is not often, however, that they run into Sandouri, the Symi Visitor mascot.  The cat brazened it out.Globe artichokes are splendidly ornamental, particularly if I forget to pick them...

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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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