Travel Blogs from Kusadasi, Turkey

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Dinner at the hotel's Moonlight Restaurant, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Dinner at the hotel's Moonlight Restaurant

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... golden treasures!  Hahaha!  Statistics for the day:  Total Km:      Pamukkale to Kusadasi:  270 Km Total hours:  Pamukkale to Geyre (Aphrodisias Ruins):   2 hours ...

Our day in Ephesus, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Our day in Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by malloryharvie

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... shops within the port itself before getting back on the ship. One last comment about this excursion was that we did run into a Starbucks Turkey.  We thought about getting something, but after a long hot day in the heat, who wants a hot coffee?  ...

Turkish Delight, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Delight

A travel blog entry by ospry

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Kusadasi, Turkey, Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9, 2011 – Days 93 and 94                        We have never thought about visiting Turkey ...

Kusadasi, Turkey in the morning, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey in the morning

A travel blog entry by katielee

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We disembarked around 7 and drove 20 minutes to Ephesus. We drove past the "Fanta" beach..you know, the drink Fanta. Fanta sponsors events on this beach, so that is what it is know as, but I don't know the real name. They also have the 8th best water ...

Day 14 Kusadasi  Izmir, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Day 14 Kusadasi Izmir

A travel blog entry by mcgowan

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Got up this morning, beautiful hotel in fantastic position right on the shoreline of Aegean, sea. Grant & Geoff took a trip into town to use ATM which was supposed to be just down the road, 15 mins later there it was. Eateries and people everywhere ...

The Face That Sunk 1000 Ships, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

The Face That Sunk 1000 Ships

A travel blog entry by georgeheap

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... way to the bottom of the amphitheater, which was pretty large. I then realized I had to get all the way back up the stairs again to catch the cable car back down off the hill that Pergamum is on top of. We ended the day and went to our hotel in ...

Gallipoli Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Gallipoli Turkey

A travel blog entry by heather-jak

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A very moving day today travelling to Gallipoli today,seeing the futility of our young soldiers trying to get ashore at Anzac Cove. We had a lady in our tour group who was trying to find her great uncles grave which she found so that was very special.So ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lawslo

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Annie was supposed to write this entry.  But she was busy with being 19 and summer camp so I'll jot down a few memories.   We set out for Ephesus via public bus on a hot morning.   Arriving at the side of the road we were beset with taxi ...

The Day of 6 WOWS, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

The Day of 6 WOWS

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

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... in the area. Partially restored it is still an imposing structure. After lunch we completed the day by driving to the town of Kusadasi on the Mediterranean Sea. Our hotel here is a true 5 star and we lounged on the deck overlooking the sea before ...

Day 244 - Exploring Pigeon Island, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Day 244 - Exploring Pigeon Island

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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We eased into the day and a light breakfast of local fresh fruit Mia had bought the night before. After an easy walk from our hotel we found the 100m pier which led out to a small island and the 14th century Genoese Fort that occupied its entire ...

Day 243 - Trying to Go 'Local' in Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Day 243 - Trying to Go 'Local' in Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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Our transit today was much simpler than the last leg down the Turkish coast. We arrived in Kusadasi (pr. Ku-sha-deh-see) just after noon after an enjoyable dolomus ride on secondary roads through the Turkish countryside. We got off in a very touristic ...

Sausages, Swedes, and Sunsets, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Sausages, Swedes, and Sunsets

A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo

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... , we’ve been approached by dozens of them since we arrived in Turkey.  Germans are far and away the most prevalent tourists in Turkey, and thanks to the German plates on our van they all want to come and say hello or ask us about the van.  ...

Ephesus!, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus!

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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Today, our last full day in Turkey, we made the pilgrimage to see the ruins of Ephesus. At one time a huge city with 250,000 residents, the remains of Ephesus that have been uncovered are incredibly impressive, yet only account for about twenty percent of ...

Effusing over Ephusus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Effusing over Ephusus

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... area where the common people had their latrines and bathhouse. The final stop was the carpet sales pitch. On the way back to Kusadasi we were told how the original Turks came from Mongolia and were nomads. For this reason they learned to weave wool for ...

Day 245 - Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Day 245 - Ephesus

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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... arrive and transfer some of our group.  The relics were interesting but the organization was subpar. When we arrived back in Kusadasi we stopped into the tourism office and got some more info on the bus route to Pamukkale - our destination ...

Cruising on the Mediterranean Sea, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Cruising on the Mediterranean Sea

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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... Mediterranean. During our time at sea we had absolutely no Internet connectivity. Today, we are writing from the delightful Charisma Hotel in Kusadasi, Turkey. It's great to be back in touch with the world.  On our way to Fethiye we made a stop to ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi - Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Kusadasi - Turkey

A travel blog entry by midlifecruisers

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... Artemis was, where we could see a mosque, temple and church showing the 3 types of religion that have been in Kusadasi over thousands of years. ( Muslim ,Christianity and paganism) The magnificent Library of Celsus is a mammoth structure built in ...

Kusadasi and Ephesus, Kusadasi and Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by saginaw94

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... are a great deal. They'll show a film, give out goodies, and get you to your destination all for less than $2 USD/ hour. Kusadasi The town is a giant tourist trap set up to sell to day trippers from cruise ships docking to be close to Ephesus. After ...

TURKEY - KUSADASI (EPHESUS), KUSADASI (EPHESUS), Turkey travel blog

TURKEY - KUSADASI (EPHESUS)

A travel blog entry by burtonx2

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TURKEY - KUSADASI (EPHESUS) VIEWED THE RUINS OF THE ANCIENT AND NOW UNINHABITED GREEK CITY IN TURKEY OF EPHESUS. THE CITY OF EPHESUS'S HAY DAY WAS FROM 800 BC to 500 BC HOWEVER, IT HAD ANOTHER 700 YEARS - FROM 500 BC to 200 BC AS A VERY ...

PICTURES OF LISE N DAVID'S ADVENTURE, KUSADASI, Turkey travel blog

PICTURES OF LISE N DAVID'S ADVENTURE

A travel blog entry by burtonx2

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PICTURES LISE HAS TAKEN 700 or 800 PICTURES SO FAR, OR IS IT 800 or 9OO PICTURES, I FORGET.   THAT IS THE BEAUTY OF THE MODERN MIRACLE OF DIGITAL CAMERAS. CLICK ON PICTURES TWICE TO GET FULL SIZE PICTURES. AT THE TOP OF THE PICTURE ...

Ephesus!, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus!

A travel blog entry by hyperpipe

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... and 2 cans of ice tea. Went to a theme park they had beautiful stuff there and no one hassled you . I bought a pottery bowl made in Turkey glazed blue like the sea. And it had a sticker price no haggling over cost, yippee. Ken's gone up on deck to eat ...

Discovering Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Discovering Ephesus

A travel blog entry by gatzby

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After a night of rolling seas, docked in Kusadasi (in Turkey) early this morning, and woke up to a lovely view of the harbour and town. At the top of the hill was a memorial to the great Turkish general and President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Kemal was the ...

Amazing Mary and Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Amazing Mary and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by bevie

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... But the two we saw today are very special. Our first stop was to The Virgin Mary's house in a village located about 30km from Kusadasi. It was discovered by a paralyzed  German lady who had a dream about the village without ever having been here. She ...

Ruins upon ruins, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ruins upon ruins

A travel blog entry by erinlisagk

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... , the agora and theatre. See pics attached. It was a short visit as we had to make our way to the coastal city of Kusadasi. When we arrived there, we walked along the water to get our first glimpse of the Mediterranean Sea! It's a pretty bustling port ...

That hills and the valleys, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

That hills and the valleys

A travel blog entry by bevie

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... We passed through Izmir and found high rise after high rise in a city of millions of people, on to a beautiful smaller town of Kusadasi where we are staying the night in a lovely hotel overlooking the Aegean Sea and the wharf  where the ocean liners ...

Kaleidoscopic Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kaleidoscopic Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by karana

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H's Notes We woke to find ourselves mooring in Kusadasi. Our tour to Ephesus had been planned for the afternoon so we took ourselves off for a walk along the seafront and out to Pigeon Island which gives Kusadasi its name. The tour to Ephesus was ...

Kusadasi: Been here before, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi: Been here before

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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Map of Kusadasi   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    OCT 30; KUSADASI was our last port of call before our port of disembarkation in Istanbul two nights hence.  Although my roommate and I did not do the ...

Off to Efes, Efes, Turkey travel blog

Off to Efes

A travel blog entry by turkey_to_tt

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Mon 28.03.11 - today is bike collection day. Wrong. A quick change of plans and we drove 85 km south to visit the ancient site of Efes which is supposed to be one of the best preserved Greek/Roman sites in the eastern Mediterranean. So with fellow ...

Foam and water, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Foam and water

A travel blog entry by bevie

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... , so of course we couldn't resist. We had  lovely cuddles of the baby rabbits and the mother rabbit then chose a "special" wish for us from his tray of wishes.  We have met a lot of other Australians touring Turkey.  It seems very ...

bus break down at 3am and other fun stuff, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

bus break down at 3am and other fun stuff

A travel blog entry by shanemilli

... of the beds had dried up but cest la vie. We are finding more and more that the earth is getting trampled to death. Ah yes, Im a little dark at the moment. I shall move on :) We took the night bus and got back to Istanbul, almost time to leave ...

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