Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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arrıvıng ın turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

arrıvıng ın turkey

A travel blog entry by joecool10

turkey...a totally foreıgn place to me. ı dıdnt know what to expect - would ıt be old? decrept?.....ı was totally wrong. Turkey has so far blown me away. ıt ıs modern and ancıent. the people are welcomıng and frıendly. the fırst port ı ...

How Ancient Can One Gets?, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

How Ancient Can One Gets?

A travel blog entry by tatot

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Apparently Turkey is full of ancient cities. Man, the Romans must have loved Turkey so much! Ephesus is another ancient city built by the Romans. Ephesus was the second largest city after Rome itself during the Roman period. However, the artifacts found ...

Ephesus you had a beautiful carpet can I have it.., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus you had a beautiful carpet can I have it..

A travel blog entry by geordiesez

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... the behaviour of fellow travellers who whinge and moan. Well people in glass houses leads to the sound of breaking glass.  The trip to Ephesus was going to be interesting as we were going to be using iPods to do the tour and some of my colleagues will ...

Apr 29, 2008, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Apr 29, 2008

A travel blog entry by tjphilippe

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Ephesus & Kusadasi, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus & Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by danestern

Ephesus Here's another ancient city, much like Pergamum with very interesting ruins. Originally this housed the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (3 of the 7 were in Turkey!). Some of the sights that are still here: ...

Efesus (Ephesus), Efesus, Turkey travel blog

Efesus (Ephesus)

A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy

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... a few years ago. Here's a good reference if you're curious about the history of Efesus: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephesus Returning to the tour bus, we encountered the usual string of vendor booths. One enterprising fellow here tried to earn ...

Turkey 2- 4th September 2012 - Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey 2- 4th September 2012 - Ephesus

A travel blog entry by amery

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Turkey- 4th September 2012 - Ephesus Must be 30 years ago we visited Ephesus off a cruise ship, and I guess it must have left a lasting impression as we were very keen to do it all again.            The city was ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by turkishdelight

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Flight over Ephesus and the Med, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Flight over Ephesus and the Med

A travel blog entry by simifa

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Took a flight today on a Microlight Glider= Was just straight up fun= during my flight I flew over the most reputed of ancient Roman and Greek ruins. I also flew out over the Mediterranean= our bus is coming so I have to run= its a 6 hour ride= were ...

Ephesus Ancient City, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus Ancient City

A travel blog entry by lonnie24

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... from the city of Ephesus is the House of the Virgin Mary. It is known that St John brought the Virgin Mary to Ephesus 4-5 years after the death of Christ. A german nun Anna Katherina Emmerich (1774-1824) who was paralysed all through her life established ...

The Epic Ephesus with Greg and Linda - Day 9, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

The Epic Ephesus with Greg and Linda - Day 9

A travel blog entry by edabaja

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... me to look more into history and travel more often; there is just so much that I don't know... We then walked around in Ephesus for a couple hours - an ancient Roman city. This was the first time that I actual got a feel of what living in ancient times ...

Curetes Street, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Curetes Street

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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The main street down to the Library. Major sites along the way include the Temple of Hadrian, Hercules' Gate, Fountain of ...

Ephèse, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephèse

A travel blog entry by vent-dest

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Caroline commence à faire une overdose de sites archéologiques mais celui d'Ephèse vaut tout de même le détour ! On se rapproche des côtes en direction d’Izmir, le site d’Ephèse sera notre dernière étape en Turquie. Encore une fois, ...

Where No Scooter Has Gone Before, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Where No Scooter Has Gone Before

A travel blog entry by leoours

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... is it cant traverse steps so I waited for Linda as she walked up steps into the ruins if the library. Standing in the Ephesus agora, our guide pointed to the watch tower, where many believe St. Paul was imprisoned. When St. Paul was in Ephesus it ...

The Mother Goddesses, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Mother Goddesses

A travel blog entry by mjanesmith

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... son and he put it right in the MIDDLE of the town's main thoroughfare.      As an Imperial administrative site, Ephesus would naturally have a large theater. I walked up almost to the top of the seating so you can get a feel for the ...

Ephesus, Virgin Mary, and Cruise Ships OH MY!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Virgin Mary, and Cruise Ships OH MY!

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... even got me a present—SUN SCREEN, but more on that later.  Today we visited the ancient ruins at Ephesus, TurkeyEphesus was about a twenty minute drive from Kusadasi north along the coast.  The coastline of the Aegean Sea was ...

Pamucak, Pamucak, Turkey travel blog

Pamucak

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... und uns erst einmal im Meer abkühlen. Gegenüber Istanbul mit seinen 30 Grad ist es hier locker um die 40. Morgen steht Ephesus und etwas abhängen auf dem Programm. Etwas zum Truck, der nun für die nächsten 12 Wochen unser Transportmittel sein wird. ...

Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by obrillips

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... the awesome hotel breakfast of all the things we didn't know what they were... Too early. Oh well. We stayed in a town just out of Ephesus and dropped our bags off at the motel as soon as we got there, grabbed rain jackets due to the black and green sky, ...

Early Christian Site, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Early Christian Site

A travel blog entry by gkrieger

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... , on the west coast of Asia Minor. In the Roman period, it was for many years the second largest city of the Roman Empire. Ephesus had a population of more than 250,000 in the 1st century BC, which also made it the second largest city in the world.[2] The ...

The Oldest Theater, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Oldest Theater

A travel blog entry by vitaly_purto

TBW ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by zigdog1

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... 3000 B.C.! We drove through the sound Selcuk, past several mountain top fortresses built over the last few thousand years. Before arriving at Ephesus, we stopped at the shrine of the Virgin Mary. It is purported that that St. John was charged by Jesus to ...

Across the pond, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Across the pond

A travel blog entry by beverly.sims

Visiting the location of one of the 7 churches talked about in ...

Day 15 - Cruise - Ancient Ephesus, Terrace Houses, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 15 - Cruise - Ancient Ephesus, Terrace Houses

A travel blog entry by 5lowesonthego

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... see original mosaic floors and artwork on the walls. I was amazed how advanced they were with indoor plumbing and heated floors. When Ephesus was thriving it had a population of more than 250,000 people. Ephesus used to be located right at the port, but ...

R and R, and ancient ruins, Çesme peninsula and Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

R and R, and ancient ruins

A travel blog entry by asjoman

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... city was under Roman rule. The city had one of the most advanced aqueduct systems in the ancient world. The archaeological site at Ephesus has only been partly excavated; it is estimated that it will take another 200 years before the entire site is fully ...

FORBIDDEN, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

FORBIDDEN

A travel blog entry by krackenrod1888

... I could purchase souvenirs for my family so then it may convince them to come with me sooner. Afterwards, we visited Ephesus which had amazingly well preserved ruins. The ancient city still had columns, buildings, and even Roman bathrooms still intact. ...

and a day in Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

and a day in Turkey

A travel blog entry by rdawn

Very ...

A City for the Ages, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A City for the Ages

A travel blog entry by jlovett

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We rode a short distance inland from Kudasi to the acient city of Ephesus. This city is a must see for anyone traveling on the Eastern Coast of ther Aegean. Occupied over XX centuries by Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Byzantines, and Ottomans, each group left ...

Ephesus - just awesome, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - just awesome

A travel blog entry by paulgreco

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... beach in the National Park here, when it felt like about a million degrees. But the real drawcard of this area is Ephesus. In a word, Ephesus is just awesome. It is an ancient city built between 500bc and 200ad and inhabited around 200,000 people, with ...

The House of Mary, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The House of Mary

A travel blog entry by asolotraveler

The Virgin Mary's House After leaving the ruins of Ephesus, I decided that I had enough energy left in me to visit the "house of the Virgin Mary". I started back through the parking lot. I asked around and found out that I could walk it if I wanted to. It ...

So much Turkey it feels like Christmas!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

So much Turkey it feels like Christmas!

A travel blog entry by nickyandian

... to walk. The hostel was very average and despite the description online there was no free breakfast and no transfer to Ephesus. Feeling frustrated we went for a walk around the town which was essentially a huge marketplace. There were tourists everywhere ...

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