>> Monday, May 19, 2014 – Lefteris Papakalodoukas, Life on Symi in May, May weather, megayachts, Symi elections
|The view from Symi Visitor Accommodation on Friday.|
|The view from Symi Visitor Accommodation early on Monday morning. The yachts are getting bigger as summer approaches.|
|Looking towards Pitini and Milos from the clock tower in Yialos. The scar of the motor road connecting Yialos and Chorio is just visible near the top of the hill, below the windmills.|
|Symi town hall, overlooking the Symi town square. The mayor's office opens onto the balcony with the flag, just visible through the tree. The hill behind is called Mavrovouni - black mountain.|
|Ropes of garlic, plastic buckets and clay pots - if you wait long enough, sooner or later whatever it is you need will appear on a truck.|
|Heading down to Yialos to vote.|
|A lovingly tended garden on the Kali Strata.|
|The bottom of the Kali Strata, looking up at the entrance to the Old Markets Hotel.|
It is a vaguely hazy day today with high cloud that is unlikely to turn into anything. Temperatures are comfortably in the mid twenties but it is still quite cool in the evening.
Any of you on the island who are reading this, the Dodecanese Seaways Dodekanissos Express is leaving at 6 a.m. this Wednesday, considerably earlier than usual. This does seem to be a one off change to the schedule but if you have a flight on Wednesday morning, you don't want to miss this as the Blue Star may well be too late.
Have a good week.