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Relaxed Charms of Symi

Relaxed Charms of Symi

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A Boat Trip from Rhodes Symi sits tantalisingly close to the Turkish coastline, and in past times, enjoyed great prosperity due to the sponge industry and ship-building. This is now in decline, with the sponge stalls selling imported articles due to massive over-farming of the sea bed and the shipwrights finding ...


Symi’s Past Life – A Chequered History

Symi’s Past Life – A Chequered History

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Symi, for all its tiny size, has always featured prominently in Greek history and mythology. The first documented inhabitants were the Carians, then the Leleges and after these the Phoenicians, fabled for their great seafaring prowess. The port of Niborios, 2km northwest of Yialos, was once a great commercial centre ...