Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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Ephesus, Raki & Turkish Carpets, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Raki & Turkish Carpets

A travel blog entry by saledwards

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... twins - Apollo & Aphrodite. I found this hugely interesting and the ruins are still intact. The gate of Hercules is also at Ephesus, though i can't be sure if I have any photo's of this. the biggest structure, apart from the theatre is the library - ...

The Church of St John, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Church of St John

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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This is where St John lived and died. The church was built afterwards on his ...

Ephesus of the Roman Empire, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus of the Roman Empire

A travel blog entry by mommatwinks

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Depending on who you believe Ephesus is the second (or third) largest city of the Roman Empire. The other city being Alexandria. Spotty information here on the coast. We felt the ruins were comparable in size to the Roman Forum with much to still be ...

Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by stephenchien

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... tours in general, is that even with a tour guide, you never understand a city as well as you would traveling on your own. Ephesus was a mass of ruins - houses, public buildings, and an amphitheater - that all blur together now. Still, the ruins offered ...

Day 5, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by kennyd93

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... above. Outside of the home were candles for prayer and a wall of wishes, as this is a pilgrimage site for many Catholics. Ephesus was much grander than I had first imagined it would be. The ruins, while ruined, also had some of its original architectural ...

colors, and tastes, and smells!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

colors, and tastes, and smells!

A travel blog entry by magicace003

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WOW WOW WOW!  today, we arrived in Ephesus.  this city has a lot of history and many sights.  Unfortunately, i saw none of those!  However, I did take a journey into the countryside about 45 minutes north of there!  THis little ...

Ruins and Wonders, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ruins and Wonders

A travel blog entry by megan.ryzewic

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... down the mountain, which only slightly reminded Alex and I of "Ice Road Truckers" we were headed to the ancient city of Ephesus. Wow!!! What a city. Marble Marble everywhere! You can imagine how this city just sparkled in it’s hey day! The library ...

Katakolon, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Katakolon

A travel blog entry by hp5961

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Our port for today is Katakolon. We are heading off to Olympia and then beach ...

Unter Palmen, Selçuk, Türkei travel blog

Unter Palmen

A travel blog entry by schmutzi

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Da haben wir wieder mal ein schönes Plätzchen gefunden: Deliri Camp in der Nähe von Selçuk. Gleich zu Beginn der Tour noch bei Foça hatten wir ein herrliche Route oberhalb der Küste mit grandiosem Blick auf so manch ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by kiek1840

Second stop on our ...

Extremely Hot but Very Cool Is Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Extremely Hot but Very Cool Is Ephesus

A travel blog entry by mickisc

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... and listened. Everyone hears about Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius, but you don't hear much about the ruins buried by earthquakes in Ephesus. Pompeii is a tragic but interesting story. Ephesus has better piles of rocks. ;-) With the sun draining our energy, we ...

Dining near Ephesus- Yavuz Unyeri, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Dining near Ephesus- Yavuz Unyeri

A travel blog entry by bnnashton

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Oscar showed us a location with some authentic Turkish food when we journeyed to Ephesus. Oscar compared the dish, Gözlemeler, to a pancake, but it could just as easily be compared to flatbread. I ordered spinach and cheese inside of my bread, and ...

St. Mary's House, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

St. Mary's House

A travel blog entry by bnnashton

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... Mary, the mother of Jesus. The house was reportedly revealed the German nun Catherina Emmerich in the 19th century and found in Ephesus by an expedition in 1891. The revelation in part may have been based on the connection in John's gospel between John ...

Ephesus, Turkey Population 90,700, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Turkey Population 90,700

A travel blog entry by anitamercado

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In port of Kusadasi 1pm-8pm. Norwegian tour, Magnificent Ephesus 1:30pm-5pm. $60 Decided to take advantage of the special the spa was having, so I had a facial, and back & foot massage at 8:30. What a great way to start the day! I spent some time ...

Seuls avec les chats..., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Seuls avec les chats...

A travel blog entry by ouratour

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L'excursion à Ephèse aura été un des plus beaux moments de notre passage en Turquie... Nous quittons Izmir tot le matin vers 6h15 (tres tot pour moi) pour rejoindre une gare routiere, a 10 km, dont l'un des bus prend la route d'Ephese C'est un peu ...

The Temple of Artemis, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Temple of Artemis

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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The temple of Artemis was another one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. However, like most of them - not much of anything ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by satterwhitenp

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... Turks joke that the land mass of Turkey is increasing.  The ports are moved every few years to compensate for this.  Ephesus was one of the cities of the Revelation (rev 2:1-7). Paul lived and lectured ere for tow years (Acts18:8-9).  It ...

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 ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jak5

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The ship docked in Kusadasi, Turkey. We toured the Ephesus ruins today, an ancient Greek city built in the 10th century BC. Jody says the 17km bus ride to Ephesus was like a combination of Rome, France and Colorado, going thru small towns, seeing a few ...

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