Greece 2010, Symi, Ano Symi and the Harbour

After we had settled in, cooled off and calmed down we decided to do a little exploring and as we had already seen the harbour, today we walked further up the Kali Strata towards the upper town of Ano Symi passing on the way dozens of abandoned once grand mansions that were built over a hundred years ago when Symi’s sponge fishing and ship building industries were both thriving but which fell into decline in the first half of the twentieth century when both suffered serious economic failure.

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4 responses to “Greece 2010, Symi, Ano Symi and the Harbour

  1. Pingback: Greece 2010, Symi, Ano Symi and the Harbour « Have Bag, Will Travel | Honeymoon Across Europe

  2. Hi,
    I love the colours in some of the buildings really magnificent. The ornate work done I can see in the first picture is really beautiful work. 🙂

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  3. So colourful and although old, look somehow clean. Could it be because of the contrasts in colour?

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