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Symi: high points

Having been identified as the Third Man and knowing he was pursued by Joseph Cotton, Orson Wells took to the labyrinthine sewers with a multiplicity of escape options and made the most memorable Sewer Speech ever.  Unfortunately most Hollywood villains … Continue reading

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Symi: going off-piste

The top of Vigla, the highest mountain on Symi, is always a little disappointing.  There is a whole array of telecommunication masts on the adjoining peak, with a road for their construction and maintenance bulldozed on the south side.  A … Continue reading

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Tilos: sea to sky and back again (2)

A couple of days after tackling Thymadheri I headed for Vounos, the highest of the three peaks and a huge rocky mass backing the bay at its easternmost end  (left in the photo below).  This time, rather than incorporating it … Continue reading

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