Tag Archives: Symi harbour

Symi: not-so-wild walks

Well, I made it to Symi.  At first the weather was great, sunny with temperatures mid to high twenties.  One day it dropped to a chilly low twenties with heavy overnight rain depositing half of the Sahara on the island.  … Continue reading

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Symi: en route and arriving

“It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive” is  an axiom, often repeated but first penned by Robert Louis Stevenson, which has become a cliché.  The thought echoes and old Taoist saying that “the journey is the reward”.  I … 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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