>> Monday, February 2, 2015 – Blue Star Ferries, Dodecanese Seaways, February weather, ferries in the winter, ferry timetables, shipping bans
|A combination of low barometric pressure, storm surge and a full moon has resulted in high tides in the harbour. This is the slipway at the customs house in Yialos, as it looked at 8 this morning.|
|The Symi cats have some competition in the cuteness stakes.|
|A crumbling and rain-streaked mansion on the Kali Strata.|
|This ruin near the Old Markets boutique hotel near the bottom of the Kali Strata has always intrigued me. It seems to be a row of shops with accommodation above, now long fallen into disrepair. The crumbling fragments of plasterwork and tangled remnants of wrought iron work suggest that it was quite a grand establishment in its heyday. Symi's ruins encourage daydreams, which may be why so many writers gravitate to the place.|
|A lush corner on the steps.|
Symi was featured in the Travel section of the British newspaper, the Sunday Times yesterday. For those of you who have seen the article, the ferry information given by Caroline Phillips at the end of the article is incorrect. The ferry websites you need are the ones for Dodecanese Seaways and Blue Star. ANES has not served Symi for several years now. If you bookmark our Travel Blog you will receive up to date news on ferries and flights, indeed everything you need to know to get to Symi.
Have a good week.