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Hi all! Just a quick one before bed. We saw the Ruins of Pergamum today. Another ancient city that was a center of trade, power and wealth... that is now a quiet town with tractors driving down the roads. The ruins were a little more intact than other places... perhaps because it is on a hill and thus harder to loot? It was quite the drive up and …
We arrived in the city around midday and after a few wrong turns ended up in a little cobblestone street that you could not fit anything wider than the micra in.We had to back down and ended up by the ruins. Normally you can take a cable car up but when we arrived it was down for repair.
We drove up the top of the hill and then after they …
Llegue el dia de ayer a esta pequeña ciudad a unos doscientos km de Kusadasi desde donde parti luego del desayuno primero con un dolmbus hasta la Otogar y luego de ahi otro dolmbus un poco mas grande que me llevo hasta la Otogar de Izmir o en español Esmirna donde tomé otro dolmbus que me llevó a Bergama como cuatro horas y tes dolmbus despues de …
Friday May 17 Day 15/1 Ankara to Izmir
"Turkish 7004 9:30AM Ankara Esenboga 10:50AM Izmir"
Most of our group heads off to the airport together, but we'll part with half the group there. Those of us traveling on to Izmir will take another local Turkish flight down to Izmir. The others are heading on to Istanbul for their flights home.< …
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Hi all! Just a quick one before bed. We saw the Ruins of Pergamum today. Another ancient city that was a center of trade, power and wealth... that is now a quiet town with tractors driving down the roads. The ruins were a little ...
... We followed 550 all the way to Bergama and then back to the Foca turnoff just south of Aliaga We drove north to see the ruins of Pergamum. This was our last ruin visit and we were all a bit ruin weary, but the setting is spectacular. Route 550 between ...
... (ancient Pergamum) where from the plain, I could clearly see perched on the very high hilltop the great acropolis of Pergamum, one of the most dramatic sights in Turkey. Originally built in the 8th century BC, it was ruled for a time by one of ...
... time. It also meant that some tourist places, such as Troy, are closed to the public. Today we visited the ancient ruins of Pergamum, or Pergamon - I think it's spelled either way. Far more impressive than Troy. We took cable cars up to ...