Travel Blogs from Kusadasi, Turkey

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My Life in Ruins...., Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

My Life in Ruins....

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... with that <grin>.   Tomorrow we take a 20 minute ride from Kusadasi to the ancient city of Ephesus and then back to Kusadasi for our last night in Turkey. Lots more rock and sun pictures below for those inclined :)         ...

Fabulous Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Fabulous Turkey

A travel blog entry by lynda.30

The seaside port of Turkey. Tiered condos, huge marina and land of genuine fake and ho hassel here! Also close to Ancient Ephessos and site of one of the seven ancient wonders of the ...

Day at Sea, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Day at Sea

A travel blog entry by brianandjulie

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Aug 11 Day at Sea after all the running around we were looking forward to just a day of doing nothing. the trip from sicily to turkey takes all day all night, so today is our day at sea. we got up, went to the breakfast buffet and then spent pretty ...

Kusadasi and Ephesus, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi and Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by chrisandaletta

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... winter. We were amused by shops openly offering "genuine fake watches" like Rolex and fake designer T-shirts like YSL and D&G. Kusadasi is an absolute shopper's paradise, and I'll be sure to include this stop on any future Med cruise itinerary, and ...

Kusadasi, Turkey:  Taking it Easy, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey: Taking it Easy

A travel blog entry by drtee

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Today we are at Kusadasi, Turkey, putting us officially in Asia. The big draw is the ancient site of Ephesus, which is amazing, but I was there recently, so I decided to stay on the ship and take it easy. So there's not much to report. Did laundry, ...

Our first stop - Kusadasi, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Our first stop - Kusadasi, Turkey

A travel blog entry by schtacky

... from Cadiz, but will try and get through just as much as we can. When we looked at the ports of call for this trip, Kusadasi was not one that we thought would blow us away.  We were VERY wrong.  As we looked down the list of ship-sponsored ...

Kusadasi:  Bird Island, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi: Bird Island

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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    The next day we landed in Kusadasi, the gateway to Ephesus, and a resort area on Turkey's Aegean coast.  Kusadasi which means "bird island"  has a huge bird monument standing at the harbor shoreline.      ...

Walking in Ephasis, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Walking in Ephasis

A travel blog entry by lamondg

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... and the opening words of Shelley’s sonnet Ozymandius seem to echo from the barren hills. Our ship has docked in Kusadasi, one of the major ports in Turkey, and gateway to ancient Ephesus.  Our guide is a Turk who likes to go by the name of ...

Kusadasi, Turkey - Cruise 3, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey - Cruise 3

A travel blog entry by tlbuster

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Kusadasi, Turkey feels completely different from Istanbul.  Kusadasi (cush-a-dah-suh) is an island of Turkey and contains the spectacular ruins of Ephesus.  Fortunately a tour needed a crew escort so off I went with 28 other guests to see these ...

The Tourist Trap, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

The Tourist Trap

A travel blog entry by overseas_ash

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DAY 43. SEPTEMBER 13. KUSADASI The tourist trap Sometimes you visit place because they are well known and that is what tourists do. You park next to lots of other big buses and then battle with all the tourists at the site. You try to take photos ...

A star is born, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

A star is born

A travel blog entry by overseas_ash

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DAY 44. SEPTEMBER 14. KUSADASI A star is born Another day, another ruined city. However Ephesus is by far the best we have seen. Located a few kilometres from the town of Selcuk I mentioned yesterday, this is one of the best preserved classical cities ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by shannon

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... it now, removing six zeros, so that 20 lyras equals $15. The ancient city of Ephesus is located near the modern city of Kusadasi. Now it is about seven kilometers inland, but at the time the city was flourishing it was on the coast. The Meander River ...

Driving through Ancient Ruins with Narrow Streets, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Driving through Ancient Ruins with Narrow Streets

A travel blog entry by mjs81

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... for the day, and headed to Kusadasi, which will be our home base for the next 3 days or so. We got to Kusadasi, and after unsuccessfully attempting to locate our pension, I called to ask for help. Youssif, the Turkish owner of the pension came ...

Bye Bye Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Bye Bye Turkey

A travel blog entry by carey99

My final stop in Trukey before making my way to Greece was in the port city of Kusadasi. Compared to the rest of the great places I had seen in this amazing county this place was a bit of a letdown. It was full of rich british tourists coming off the ...

Would go again, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Would go again

A travel blog entry by stephgraeme

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... for the furniture in his parents new house and next time it is the curtains. We find him very interesting. When we were leaving Kusadasi last night people were saying that they had been to Ephesus and it was the best ruins that they had seen. Trust us ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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... to the hotel wasn't as bad as I expected. I finished Ann Rule's Empty Promises as I'm working to lighten my backpack. The Hotel Kusadasi Inn was not worth whatever we were paying for it. The place was quite worn and I didn't think it was very ...

Cruise - Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Cruise - Ephesus

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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Berthed at Kusadasi for a tour of ancient Ephesus. We met our guide Erme, he was by far the best guide we have had all tour, he is a national treasure. We travelled to the ancient Ephesus site and viewed the excavations. Ephesus was a strategic and ...

Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by bicks

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Turkey rocked! More to ...

Day 59 Kusadasi, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Day 59 Kusadasi, Turkey

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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Rain, rain go away we want to tour Ephesus.  When we looked out the veranda, we saw two very large ships, The Noordam and a Celebrity ship.  There was also a small Seabourn ship.  This meant the tours were going to be just awful. The rain ...

Bergama Akropol, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Bergama Akropol

A travel blog entry by jmandell1

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another long day on the bus :( travel southward I believe from Canakkale (ka-knock-a-lee) to Bergama Akropol (Pergamon) a city which lasted for about 150 years built up after the destruction of Troy. And evidently, the place where parchment paper was ...

Golden Oldies, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Golden Oldies

A travel blog entry by traceybelle

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Today was our last day in Kusadasi so we woke late and had a breakfast in bed of honey and bread and cheese triangles classy I know!  We had decided to go to the waterpark called Adaland just outside of the centre and got the dolmus to it easy ...

Not exactly a charming place, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Not exactly a charming place

A travel blog entry by travelbee

... back to our hotel which of course was easier said than done. Can't believe I didn't start with our other trip before visiting Kusadasi since we explored Ephesus.  It was quite a site to see but disappointing that so much of it was in ruins.  ...

Priene and Miletus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Priene and Miletus

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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Did Alexander really have a house in Priene? And did St. Paul preach at or enter Turkey through the harbor in ...

Ephesus and Omar, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and Omar

A travel blog entry by zolab

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... of fish that the crew caught and fell asleep on the boat looking at the stars. Cool!!! INTERVIEW WITH OMAR Age 11, Istanbul, Turkey What is your name? Omar How old are you? 11 years old Who do you live with? My sister who is six and ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by hendersonra

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Today is country number three; Kusadasi, Turkey. Turkey is actually cleaner than I thought and I felt safe walking through the city when I initially was apprehensive. I didn't run into any of the locals that did not speak English. None of the women had ...

Turkish Delights, Kusadasi(Zeybekler Sitesi), Turkey travel blog

Turkish Delights

A travel blog entry by jemthegem

... of normalcy. Most of our week has been spent reading, playing Scatagories, going to the beach to read some more and walking around Kusadasi. The walk was really cool, we walked through the city and up to a fortress. Melody pointed out that had we walked ...

And then drama!, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

And then drama!

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

It all started with the stupid bus man telling us to go on bus that we knew nothing about... We paid the man 50TL (16£) for a bus at 12noon. It turned up after a anxious wait of 45min. Not too bad of a bus, smelt a little like cigarettes and vomit, ...

"I am the Alpha and the Omega"

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque

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Tuesday, the 23rd of April 2013 Early rise at 5:45. We are in Kudesadi, Turkey. What a nice surprise and what an impressive archeological wonder: we visited Ephesus. We had an overwhelming overposure to Greek and Roman ruins. Among the most ...

My last days in Turkey...., Selcuk and Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

My last days in Turkey....

A travel blog entry by shona77

... . however the people were sooo nice and the food was still good. they made me breakfast extra early as I had to leave to Kusadasi at 730am. Which was a yummy village special - scrambled eggs with onion and tomatos in it...mmmm...Was getting a tad tired of ...

Turkey Days 1-8, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Turkey Days 1-8

A travel blog entry by flashpackernat

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... , we had a few injuries/sea sicknesses and the food was awful! We came home early for some much needed rest :) Day 8: Kusadasi (26 July) We are headed to Kusadasi today! We drove via Pamukkale and stopped at the calcium terraces, and had a paddle ...

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