Travel Blogs from Kusadasi, Turkey

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Excurtion of Ephesus and House of Virgin, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Excurtion of Ephesus and House of Virgin

A travel blog entry by shaney

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Today, I had a excursion as a cruise optional tour. (it is not ...

Kusadasi / Ephesus - Updated Oct.3/10, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi / Ephesus - Updated Oct.3/10

A travel blog entry by anchors-away

In Kusadasi (which is said Kushadasi) we took a tour of Ephesus.  Wow in a word.  There is an entire city which has been excavated out of the earth.  Marble streets, columns, an amphitheater that is incredible.  As you leave the top ...

Kusa Dasi Kruising, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusa Dasi Kruising

A travel blog entry by paulnsteph

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A layover in Kusa Dasi so we could catch a morning ferry from Turkey to the Greek isle of Samos (so we could catch a flight to Athens). We had dinner in a local cafe smothered in smoke whilst the locals watched Turkey v Germany in the European Cup. ...

Ephesus, not revisited, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, not revisited

A travel blog entry by suncitygaltx

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... mulberry and pistachio.  I'd rate them at about a 5.5 on the gelato scale.   I don't know if that's a reflection on Kusadasi gelato, or Turkish gelato.  However I will do some extensive research to find the answer to this burning ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by ecirpnek

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We arrived at Kusadasi, Turkey about 6am and after breakfast joined an excursion to see the archaeological site of Ancient Ephesus. We were then taken to a rug making demonstration and to visit the bazaar in Kusadasi. The traders are extremely pushy here ...

Uncovering Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Uncovering Ephesus

A travel blog entry by teamschmidt

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... they all looked to him to see if they would make a sale. We had been warned to not even say "No thank you" in Turkey. And it worked well. While we saw other people moved bodily into the shops, we slipped through the place like a hot knife through ...

Kusadasi...again, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi...again

A travel blog entry by suncitygaltx

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... lie miles inland due to the silting up of the local rivers.  It was a beautiful drive about 45 minutes south of Kusadasi,through tall hills covered with groves of olive trees.  The valleys were planted with a variety of crops, primarily cotton. ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by georgekeats

Day 92 -April 7 Sea day between Ashdod and Kusadasi, Turkey. Day 93 & 94 April 8-9 Kusadasi, Turkey This is a port town whose existence as a tourist stop is mostly due to its proximity to Ephesus, said to be the best preserved ancient Roman city in ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by cdrjgreen

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Beautiful day after yesterday, great guide who took us to the Ephesus ruins. Best we have seen as archeological site in the world.Alsoseen Virgin Marys house today and went to cttage industry carpet weaving place where we had local dishes for lunch and ...

Travel day from Istanbul to Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Travel day from Istanbul to Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by khoffart

Today we travel by plane and bus. These are the kind of days where one does a lot of waiting for things to happen. I have a note in my journal that we were to meet in the lobby of the hotel at 11:45 to board the bus. I also noted that Ms. B. and I ...

From Ephesus to Kusadasi, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

From Ephesus to Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by khoffart

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... , a small deck of cards and colorful small ceramic bowls made locally. Used to shoppers from the cruise ships that dock in Kusadasi, the shop owner deftly wraps my bowls for transport. Near sunset we board the bus and make our way back to our ...

Kusadasi, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey

A travel blog entry by sharyn.lidster

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... the original population of Ephasus in 2000BC was in the hundreds of thousands. (I will need to check my facts) Anyway the tour out of Kusadasi to Sirince was wonderful. We stopped off and had "breakfast" at about 9.30 in an out door cafe where we had our ...

Ephesus Region, Kusadasi,  Turkey travel blog

Ephesus Region

A travel blog entry by peters11

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... and also one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world - Artemis Temple (not that there is much left of it standing!). Back to Kusadasi at reasonable time today so we went for a wander along the beachfront and saw a little of the local area. Ian and Talia ...

Turkey Trot, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Turkey Trot

A travel blog entry by joelwx39

... ). There are more pictures in the photo gallery of this blog. We miss our family and friends, but are having a great time here in Turkey. Herb and Donna are great fun to travel with. I had no idea Donna was such a shopper! We hear many languages spoken, ...

Late Lunch at a hotel, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Late Lunch at a hotel

A travel blog entry by nahury1

A late lunch at a hotel on the ...

Kusadasi, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey

A travel blog entry by theworldisabook

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... , a stopover in Amsterdam, and a hour-long bus ride in Turkey, our 30 hours of travel has come to an end in Kusadasi, Turkey (a town I thought I could pronounce but apparently cannot). We got to our budget (and I mean budget - something like 33 euros for ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by donnaanddennis

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... too many SUVs, a few KIA Sorrento's. A few Ford cars and less Chevy cars, nothing Dodge. The Taxi from the Airport to Kusadasi (70km) was driven by a fast old man. Nothing better than the smell of rubble burning as he locked up the tires to miss a ...

Ancient Ruins and The Aegean Sea, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Ruins and The Aegean Sea

A travel blog entry by jono.anita87

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... The following morning we left the hotel at 9am for our day out. We drove to a local carpet weaving demonstration just outside of Kusadasi. On our arrival we were greeted by a Turkish/Australian man who showed us a woman hand weaving a carpet. The process ...

sun, surf and sandwiches, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

sun, surf and sandwiches

A travel blog entry by hingstontribe

Slept in, read some books, packed lunch. walked to the beach. We were the only people game enough (it's still early spring here) so the cafe gave us free beach loungers. The younger girls were game, but it took till 2 pm before Jem and I braved the ...

Ruins of Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ruins of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by melanieandjames

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Our next stop was Kusadasi, Turkey, where we traveled to the ruins of Ephesus.  I thought this was one of the best parts of our trip - the ruins were really unbelievable.  I loved that you were able to climb all over them and really explore ...

Kusadasi and Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

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Kusadasi is the port city now.  We toured some ruins and bought Turkish carpets.  I bought several for the mountain house. Next we visited the ruins of Ephesus.  In the day of St. Paul, Ephesus was on the harbor, but now we needed to take a ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Ephesus ...

11/9 Athens, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

11/9 Athens

A travel blog entry by mbg

11/9 Saturday now in Athens sailing trip is almost over unfortunately. áWe have had a great time and seen so many different things. It is amazing the number of ships in every port here, there is always at least 3 cruise ships plus lots of ferries in ...

The road was not paved with gold....it wasnt paved, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

The road was not paved with gold....it wasnt paved

A travel blog entry by amandai

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On the last night in Cappadocia David took me out to a beautiful terrace (Alaturka restaurant) where we dined on meat soaked in honey and on heirloom cheeses and then to a wine bar (previously a house made into a restaurant) for live Turkish music. In ...

Ephesus and Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by alanna.holloway

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Aphrodisias is another ruins from the roman times. It is named after Aphrodite (obviously). They have reconstructed quite a bit here and is really amazing to look at the temple. They also had a museum with friezes of all the gods as this was ...

Viaje hacia la costa., Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Viaje hacia la costa.

A travel blog entry by thom_rm

... requisaban con perros el equipaje de todos. Feito el momento pero bueno, volvieron con mi pasaporto y seguimos viaje hasta la Otogar de Kusadasi donde bajÚ y no sabia como ir al hotel y me dicen que tome el dolmbus 5, pasan varios y les prgunto si van ...

Rest day in Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Rest day in Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by amcostin

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First of our chilled out days in Kusadasi - in summary: 1. Got transferred from our fancy pants tour hotel in Kusadasi town to our 'cheaper' hotel in Kusadasi - Ladies Beach 2. Short walk around Ladies Beach...it was pretty dead as it's just the start of ...

Kusadasi, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey

A travel blog entry by costa07

On our return to Kusadasi we decide to stay on board and relax. Main reason being we couldn't face being confronted by the endless questions of "Hello my friend" "Where are you from?" "Are you Canadian, American, English?" They would probably sell a lot ...

Kusadasi and Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by pseudonym

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... ;s behest).  Needless to say, Peter ended up buying something and Kathy did not. But, we have photos to prove she tried. Kusadasi by day, was just as engaging as Kusadasi by night.  It was terrific.  We will return. Notwithstanding the one ...

Kusadasi Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi Ephesus

A travel blog entry by greeceturkey12

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Our journey to Ephesus started at the port city Kusadasi where we exited our ferry and went through Turkey's customs.   We stayed one night in the city got on a tour bus and headed away from the Aegean Sea into the ancient ruins of Ephesus. Ephesus ...

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