Travel Blogs from Symi
... buying their groceries. We stocked up on fruit (apricots - my fave!), fresh vegetables and some delicious pastries and some honey to make our favourite Greek dessert - what's known here as Kadeyif (shoestring pastry with pistachio nuts soaked in honey - delicious!). Satisfied with our purchases we began the 40 minute trek back to the villa, but by this point the temperature had reached around 38 degrees so the walk, laden with the items we had ...
... from the port. There is a decent travel sleeping window to be made use of. We are the first tour bus to arrive for the day so we quickly head through the town and up the hill (via the traditional donkey of course) to reach the top before the thousands of other tourists start flocking in. The acropolis looks like a castle, it has massive walls or sheer cliffs around the entire complex, towers, a portcullis, archer niches and above the ...
... into a little cove of St Pauls Bay and extending all the way up to the Acropolis sitting above the town. A few seconds into town and the kids saw the donkeys that are the "Lindos Taxi." I didn't take much convincing, this had to be the easiest way to get them up the mountain. Max was up an on in a flash, Emerson took some encouragement, but a few seconds later they were both have a ball. I on the other hand didn't think the whole thing ...
... God why always me!! I hope that the earplugs are effective. Note to self. Invest in some noise cancelling headphones on return home. Something to look forward to. Being able to put loo paper in the loo............ Update. Due to poor weather in the Southeast of the UK our flight is delayed about 1 ½ hours. On a plane surrounded by children. Help me ...
... spots - no one seems to mind though. But it is in the main port where passengers close their eyes; without too much of an error, the back wheels would be over the edge! The road between the building and the water is only just wide enough for the bus. We met up with a few Greek Australians who have traded part or the whole of their lives for a life on the island. We loved Symi; it was unexpectedly charming and we would go back in a heartbeat.
Other places to stay in Symi
Akti Georgiou Gennimata , Symi | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Harani, Symi | Hotelfrom $67
Gialos-Symi, Symi | Hotelfrom $102
Akti Gennimata , Symi | Hotelfrom $80
Symi | 2 star hotelfrom $61
Chorio, Symi | Hotelfrom $46
Nimborios Bay, Symi | Hotelfrom $87
Kali Strata, Symi | Hotelfrom $46
Symi | 2 star hotelfrom $48