Travel Blogs from Kusadasi, Turkey

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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 ...

Ruins, Rugs and Rolexes in Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ruins, Rugs and Rolexes in Turkey

A travel blog entry by halleyc

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Thursday, we arrived in Kusadasi, Turkey. Technically, we were now in Asia, my third continent of the trip (we'd previously stopped off in La Goulette, Tunisia). The night before, we’d decided to sign up for an excursion with Dragan, Marlon, Andy ...

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 ...

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 ...

Beemer Mick Puts In An Appearance, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Beemer Mick Puts In An Appearance

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman

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... Mick as he accompanied me on the previous tour to Romania earlier this year (see blog Euro Bimble 2014). And so I take off for Kusadasi and spend a great evening with my friends from home at the Captain's Table, drinking far more Efes than is good for me ...

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 ...

Everything Is Awesome Again, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Everything Is Awesome Again

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman

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... road and the stress of the last 24 hours is soon forgotten. A new motorway carries us rapidly south to the turn for Kusadasi. This is a real boomtown. A village only 30 years ago it is now a sizeable town full of expatriates and a plethora of ...

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 ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by migs-nz

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We arrived at Kuşadası dock at 730am and after a quick breakfast headed off to explore.  Our goal was to get to Ephesus.  Our first option was going to cost 150 euro, so kept walking.  The next taxi offer was a ...

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 ...

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