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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  • An Interesting Week Ahead 2 days ago Saturday morning in Yialos and the water ship was over from Rhodes, pumping water up to the reservoirs that serve Harani and Mavrovouni, the area at the back of Yialos. The crowd on the quay outside the police station are tourists that have just come across from Rhodes on the Panagia Skiadeni.When...
  • Postcards from Symi in June 5 days ago The Salamis Filoxenia from Cyprus spent the morning in Yialos on Tuesday, bringing many visitors to the island, particularly pilgrims coming to visit Symi's famous monasteries at Panormitis and Roukonioutis.The motor yachts are getting bigger - this one has a jacuzzi on the foredeck.The same yacht,...
  • Vanilla and Orange Flower Water 1 week ago A floral welcome in Yialos.The tin smith in Yialos with his handmade wares on display outside.Plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables for sale in the lanes of Yialos and Chorio.As usual, we are seeing all sorts of boats, from beautiful old wooden ones like the one heading out in front of the yellow...
  • Symi Kaleidoscope 1 week ago A peaceful early morning scene in Yialos.Excursion boats, yachts and gulets in Yialos.Untangling anchors The line up of water taxis and excursion boats in front of the Sunflower laundry and Symi Visitor Accommodation.The Poseidon excursion boat sets off on another round the island trip.There's...
  • Sparkling in the Morning Sun 2 weeks ago Pedi bay sparkling in the early morning sun, as seen from a wayside chapel at the top of the Pedi valley, in the Lieni area of Chorio.The bougainvilleas are in full bloom now and visible for miles.  Here is one, glowing magenta on a farmers cottage in the Pedi valley.  The silvery leafed trees... 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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