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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  • Balcony Views and Random Street Art 16 hours ago Tuesday from the Symi Visitor Accommodation balcony and the Cypriot cruise ship, Salamis Filoxenia, that used to visit us on Wednesdays, came in.Wednesday morning from the Symi Visitor Accommodation balcony and the Blue Star Paros.Wednesday from the Symi Visitor Accommodation balcony with a little...
  • Sleepy Symi 3 days ago Monday morning Yialos. There are far fewer gulets than usual. These boats come over to Symi from Turkey as part of a cruising itinerary and the passengers are usually foreign tourists so if fewer tourists are visiting Turkey this year, the knock on effect is that there are fewer gulets visiting...
  • Life on Symi in July 2016 1 week ago A flotilla of cruising yachts sailing out of Yialos early this morning.  It was nice to see so many sailing boats, many of them obvious live-aboards, all rafted up in the harbour while their crews enjoyed breakfast ashore in the many waterfront cafes and bakeries.A water taxi loaded up and ready...
  • From Yialos to the Heights of Chorio 1 week ago Yialos, Symi's famous natural amphitheatre harbour is lined with tiers of beautiful 19th century neo-classical houses.  Most have now been restored by private owners.  These houses were built during the island's most prosperous period, in the late 19th century, when sponge diving and ship...
  • Symi Summer Haze 2 weeks ago A peaceful morning in Pedi. The number of yachts has thinned out considerably now that Eid is over and the majority of Turkish yachts have departed.It is quiet, even off Harani.The Blue Star Paros, glimpsed through a lane near the Symi Visitor Accommodation office.  The vine spreading across the... 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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