Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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Bible Stories, Efes, Turkey travel blog

Bible Stories

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... of business!  So they stole away 2 of Paul’s helpers and rushed to the assembly theater (located in the city of Ephesus).  I can just imagine the great theater filled with angry men and the poor city clerk trying to shout over the noise ...

Hey Aussie, You Want Carpet ?, Selcuk (Ephesus), Turkey travel blog

Hey Aussie, You Want Carpet ?

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... for you sunshine, maybe they'll make an Olympic sport out of it and you'll win a gold medal. Turkey 1, Australia 0. God I can whinge, let's get back to Ephesus shall we. In fact, let's not. If you would like any historical information on the ancient ...

Eleven Dollar Gas Anyone?  Artemis?, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Eleven Dollar Gas Anyone? Artemis?

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... and the other representing things more wild and dark yet also nurturing, a symbol of fertility. Before the Romans settled in Ephesus, Artemis took other forms and other names, because the mother goddess predates her as Cybele in Anatolia (Turkey) and ...

Ephesus - Mary's Last Stop., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - Mary's Last Stop.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Another series of local buses took us to Kusadasi, a resort town reasonably close to the ancient site of Ephesus which was on our "want to do" list for Turkey. The Temple of Artemis is one of The Original Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World. It took ...

Ephesus - truly impressive, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - truly impressive

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... primed the kids somewhat what of the Greeks and the Romans and their way of life so by the time we hit the top of Ephesus after a little horse and carriage ride they were keen to explore the magnificent ruins, many of which are so intact as to not really ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by tommy

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We headed down the coast to Kusadasi and visited the ancient ruins of Ephesus - Amazing!!! This place is so in tact you can get a real feel of what is must of been like to live there. I'll post some pics when I can and let them do the talking. Main ...

More ruins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

More ruins

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... with loads of tutles/terrapins/tortoises. It was very exciting !!!!! Day 2 After breakfast, we got a lift to Ephesus. This being the premier site of Turkey. BEfore we arrived, our driver asked us if we wanted to visit his carpet store after we had ...

Burning chairs, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Burning chairs

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... A campground with good hot water and right on the beach. A quick dip, dinner a few beers and then bed. The next morning, we hit Ephesus. The ancient ruins that have been moved loads of times. We found the brothel, well it wasn't hard, Lucy saw the sign of ...

A quick trip into Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A quick trip into Turkey

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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... windmills there too, and walked through the town with it's labyrinth of small streets - apparently to confuse pirates! I enjoyed Patmos more than Ephesus, but it was a great day. Very tired when we got back and went up to the 'Sky bar' to have our juices ...

Fruit wine and frollicking at Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Fruit wine and frollicking at Ephesus

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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June 3rd - Selcuk (Ephesus) Today we visited the ruins of Ephesus, the best preserved ancient city in Turkey. It was a really hot day and although there were lots of people at the site (some cruise ships had pulled into Kusadasi) we managed to get around ...

A Letter From the Church at Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A Letter From the Church at Ephesus

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... a nerd.  It was also really interesting to read the Acts 19 (I believe, that or 17) account of Paul's ministry in Ephesus in light of a greater contextualization.  When you realize how big a deal the Temple of Artemis was, you an appreciate a ...

Ephesus - magnificent ruins and it's hot!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - magnificent ruins and it's hot!

A travel blog entry by linarogers

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... . Pressure to buy was not strong but I was tempted!! Made our Turkish rugs at home seem pretty good actually. After this we went to Ephesus – it certainly is one of the largest ancient ruins sites we've ever been to. It is a whole city with Temples, ...

Back in Turkey :), Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Back in Turkey :)

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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We are back in Turkey again today where we visited Ephesus. This was another site that we were both very excited about and chose this cruise because it stopped here for a long day. We had a wonderful morning with a private guide walking around Ephesus. It ...

Fethiye Blue Voyage and Selcuk, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Fethiye Blue Voyage and Selcuk

A travel blog entry by jschraub

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... a nice breeze...so, we stayed in a very nearby hotel. Then, today, a 6-hour bus ride up to Selcuk (right next to Ephesus), where we briefly walked around St. John's Basilica (Where St. John was buried after moving to the area with the Virgin Mary, ...

Ancient City, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ancient City

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... restoration going on at the Terrace Houses so we were unable to enter these ancient homes of the wealthy.       Ephesus was originally established as a port.  Today you can barely glimpse the Aegean in that the city  is so ...

Ancient Ephesus - Last Entry from Turkey!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Ephesus - Last Entry from Turkey!

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... seen.  The temple was destroyed in 401 AD by a Christian group trying to remove all pagan places of worship.   Ephesus slowly declined between 400 AD and 625 AD due to battles as well as damage from earthquakes and the important harbor ...

Roman City and an Ancient Wonder of the World!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Roman City and an Ancient Wonder of the World!

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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... . In the Roman period, it was for many years the second largest city of the Roman Empire; ranking behind Rome, the empire's capital Ephesus had a population of more than 250,000 in the 1st century BC, which also made it the second largest city in the ...

The Ruins at Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Ruins at Ephesus

A travel blog entry by evamaria85

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... in the 19th century and assembled some pieces. We had been told that three large cruise ships would be unleashing their guest onto Ephesus today, the guest would probably start to arrive around 10am, so we were there a couple of minutes before 8, so we ...

Seeped in History, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Seeped in History

A travel blog entry by eddieandlynn

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Wow, Ephesus is such a historical place.  We walked the same roads and Alexander the Great, St John the Apostle, The Virgin Mary, Cleopatra and that's just to name a few!  More to ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jmandell1

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... Jesus. Not much to see really- maybe skip it unless you are on a pilgrimage tour or a big fan of Mary. Next was Efes (Ephesus). I wandered around on my own mostly and finished about half hour or so before the group so I hung out with the drivers. They ...

An Angelic voice, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

An Angelic voice

A travel blog entry by jjwong

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Ephesus was an ancient city 3 km from the town of Selcuk. During both the Hellenistic and Roman periods, Ephesus was the most important port and cultural centre of the eastern world. It was here that the Apostle Paul famously preached against the worship ...

Day 3 Izmir and Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 3 Izmir and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by shuturkey2013

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... stopped along the way for breakfast and we had a nice selection including fresh local peaches. We notice a difference in climate in Ephesus- very hot. When we arrive we realize that the entire 2hr tour is outside. We scrambled for hats and sunblock. We ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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In Izmir we took a tour to see the Ephesus ruins and the Virgin Mary's house. In the Ephesus ruins we saw the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian and the Odeon theater. The Odeon theater was huge and echoey! The Odeon theater was huge and echoey! The ...

When in Turkey, do as the Romans..., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

When in Turkey, do as the Romans...

A travel blog entry by patandjill

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... well. I give the house of the Virgin Mary a flat 5 out of 10. I don't know if I buy the whole vision thing. Ephesus - the Roman Ruins Now, after my sleepy haze, we went to the ancient city of Ephesus. Apparently this was the third rebuilding of ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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Cruise Ship Craziness, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Cruise Ship Craziness

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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Day 8 Ephesus & Miletus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 8 Ephesus & Miletus

A travel blog entry by ruochen_congyu

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Ephesus, rental cars, McD's, and carpet

Ephesus, rental cars, McD's, and carpet "schools"

A travel blog entry by laurenandy

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... great shape, and it's easy to imagine what the original city looked like thousands of years ago.    A couple miles from Ephesus is the final house that the Mary lived in.  The house is small and humble, and has been reconstructed.  ...

The Incredible Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Incredible Ephesus

A travel blog entry by annalisamurray

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... is written about in Acts 19:23–41).  Also, between 53-57 AD, Paul wrote the Book of 1 Corinthians from Ephesus.  Further, Anatolia was associated with John (one of Jesus’ chief apostles); the Gospel of John might have been written ...

Ancient Ruins in Asia Minor, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Ruins in Asia Minor

A travel blog entry by dig_swashb

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Today we toured the ancient ruins of 3 Greek and Roman sites in Turkey: Ephesus, Miletus, and Didyma.   We pulled into port fairly early in the morning (around 7:00 AM), so we caught an early breakfast at the buffet and met up with our tour group ...

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