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Greece, Symi: here’s hoping

I usually come back from Greece to the UK for August, partly because of the heat but mostly in order to sort out my garden, harvest fruit and veg and store it away for the winter months.   In the throes … Continue reading

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Kalymnos: peace and tranquillity at the end of summer

I finished my summer in Greece  with a short stay on Kalymnos.  Its population of 16,000, making it the third most populous island in the Dodecanese group after Rhodes and Kos, is considerably increased in the summer by tourists.   However, … Continue reading

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Symi:  Wildlife safari.

The searing heat of summer on The Hot Rock has passed.  Life is beginning to emerge again from the crisp remains of the scorched landscape.  Trekking in the mountains reveals more every day as plants and animals emerge from the … Continue reading

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