Travel Blogs from Kusadasi, Turkey

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I don't think that carpet will fit in our bag, Kusadasi, Turkey, Turkey travel blog

I don't think that carpet will fit in our bag

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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This morning we headed off on our tour to Ephesus. We first stopped in Selcuk to pick up another couple and then went to an old mosque, which was built before the Ottoman and therefore is a different style that all the others we had seen. This was ...

Genuine Fake, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Genuine Fake

A travel blog entry by mazsha

June 9 - Kusadasi, Turkey (4) Call me a sucker! OK, ok enough! Out of sorts without my iPhone as it's my clock among many other things. Without a clock, I've been waking up and turning on the TV to find out the time (usually not even close to when I have ...

Kusadasi Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi Turkey

A travel blog entry by shewolf

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Our stop in Kusadasi, Turkey today was a highlight of the cruise for me. Kusadasi has become popular with yachters in the last twenty-five years for its scenery and shopping but, more importantly, for its unique heritage as being the oldest city in the ...

Kusadasi, all those market stalls-so little time, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, all those market stalls-so little time

A travel blog entry by dougo

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Kusadasi, Turkey   Preamble We've been to this port in 2008 and then we did a shore excursion to the hills area and a little World Heritage listed village called Sirince ... such a lovely peaceful setting. I'll never forget the wizzend little old ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by reyesyjosema

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... portada de lo que fue la biblioteca de Celso, y con un teatro romano de 25000 localidades.    De alli partimos para Kusadasi, ciudad muy turistica junto a la costa del Mar Egeo, donde vamos a pasar la noche. Y mañana por la tarde nos ...

Haggler, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Haggler

A travel blog entry by mazsha

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May 22 - Kusadasi, Turkey (3) The charter is great! These people all seem to have laptops and are connecting on their own. If I did nothing before, I truly am doing less now Another great port. Shopping mecca for you shoppers out there. I went outside ...

Ephesus Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus Turkey

A travel blog entry by tanyaboyer

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... warriors fighting, we cheered and gave the thumbs up meaning not to kill the weaker warrior. Back on the bus to visit a turkey carpet making demonstration. We arrived and our host stepped us through the making of these hand made carpets that take years ...

A surprising visit, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

A surprising visit

A travel blog entry by friendlycanuck

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... the guide told us) and is so clean. There are beaches not far from the dock and the guide told us you can stay in Kusadasi for under $20 US a night (nice hotels).   The trip to Ephesus seemed short but it could be because our guide informed us ...

Ephesus, Temple of Artemission (Diana) Aegean Sea, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Temple of Artemission (Diana) Aegean Sea

A travel blog entry by douglasmad815

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... of Artemission ( Diana to the Romans) this was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, three more were in Turkey.  this is still a magnificent city, in Roman times it had an estimated population of two hundred thousand inhabitants. It had a ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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... privately by family – as deal negotiated to allow relative to be buried there), commercial marketplace, largest theatre in Turkey (seated 25,000 people). Similar to Pergamum library – no parchments found, although maybe for less intriguing ...

Kusadasi via Troy, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi via Troy

A travel blog entry by gothard

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... food might not sound exciting but you are really ready for it when meal times come and it tastes great. Back on the road to Kusadasi and all was quiet till 4pm when we decided to have a few drinks while travelling. The fridge on board is brilliant and ...

May 08, 2011, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

May 08, 2011

A travel blog entry by clintandgayejen

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Storied Historical Ruins,, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Storied Historical Ruins,

A travel blog entry by painterlaura2

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... or that so many different cultures left their mark on the area, the Ottomans, the Byzantines and Romans especially,  Of course, Turkey as a country has only been designated with this name in relatively modern times.  When you get to the pictures ...

Selcuk, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by theworldisabook

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With Tim resting back at the hotel, the rest of the group headed by Dolmus to the town of Selcuk, home if St. John's Basilica. Another beautiful, sunny day, we toured the ruins of the Basilica and then headed to a tea house for a riveting game of ...

Bedbugs Be Gone!, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Bedbugs Be Gone!

A travel blog entry by mleff

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This morning, Jill and I left the COMFORTS of our comparably luxurious room at the Doubletree in Istanbul.  As we were eating breakfast, it began snowing, no kidding.  It was only a little bit though.  We drove to the airport and it was ...

unexpected surprise, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

unexpected surprise

A travel blog entry by reanna

... bracelets that we bought!! We also tried some of there famous apple tea, which reminds me of Tim Horton's Apple cider, very good!!!!!! Turkey was quite fun considering that when we first thought of that port we laughed at it. In the afternoon we docked in ...

Our first Port of Call, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Our first Port of Call

A travel blog entry by mjt4662

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Our first port of call was Kudasasi Turkey.   This is the port to get you to Ephesus which contains the ruins of a city dating to 3000BC. Brad and I had been to Ephesus two years earlier and decided this day would be used to get use to the ship and ...

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Arrival at the coast. Will travel inland to where the coast used to ...

turkey so far, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

turkey so far

A travel blog entry by kallima

... structred australıan servıce. After ANZAC day we got back together wıth our tour drop and started headıng towards the south of Turkey. On out way weive seen many ancıent greek and ottoman (turkısh) cıtıes and structures ın the towns of pergamum ...

Aegean Coast, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Aegean Coast

A travel blog entry by amygz

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... , and then us girls browsed the jewellery. I was very tempted to buy some but resisted!! From here it was a 5 hour journey south to Kusadasi. Our hotel was really nice and flash and it was nice to be in a hotel and have ncie hot showers! That night we ...

Aphrodisias, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... I have been under the weather. We think that the water in Bulgaria combined with general exhaustion caused it. But Turkey is a fascinating country. We particularly enjoyed the underground cities of Cappadocia. Today, we explore Aphrodisias. It has been ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by hingstontribe

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The taxi arrived at ten to nine and we hurried out the door into the most luxurious taxi ever. It was more like a limousine, so we traveled in comfort today. We have decided to book the same taxi for our trip to Pergamon on Sunday. We were ...

Rug's anyone?, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Rug's anyone?

A travel blog entry by wms090359

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We enjoyed a fun filled day walking the streets of Kusadasi..... Located on the Southern Aegean and one of the most developed parts of Turkey. Rolling hills, Mountains and glorious sandy beaches. Tomorrow ...

Great day in the ruins!, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Great day in the ruins!

A travel blog entry by abudebbie

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... no longer in use. Even thought this country is 95% Muslim, they possess an incredible number of Christian holy places because Turkey is where many of the Christians went after the crucifixion. Apparently Mary lived the rest of her life in Turkey and many ...

Major theater, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Major theater

A travel blog entry by melcraig

... hands and knees. The rolling out of rugs went on for about 40 mins into the pile was half a meter high! You isn't come to turkey and return home without a rug! Personally I don't like the rugs, so we opt for something smaller we can hang on the wall. We ...

A Taste Of Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

A Taste Of Turkey

A travel blog entry by cr_vanderwolf

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Today we walked along the streets that some of the disciples from the Bible walked along. In fact, we walked on the same blocks of marble they walked on. That was amazing. We went to several sites of Ephesus because there are at least four places ...

Troy, Pergamum and Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Troy, Pergamum and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by tamrin

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... as delicious. Everyone cleared their plates and talking dropped to a contented murmur.   Then it was off to Kusadasi a seaside port which looks very Mediterranean. The setting is quite beautiful with old and modern mixtures of building styles ...

Ancient Ruins, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Ruins

A travel blog entry by mandyjak

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... 20 years so was very knowledgable and did not lose any of our group, which was a bonus! He explained how Greece and Turkey's relationship is like brothers - they hate each other at times, but love each other too. This relationship was easier for Turkey ...

Libraries and Magic Carpets, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Libraries and Magic Carpets

A travel blog entry by jegibbs

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We are in dock by 6.30am this morning and the view out the window is onto Kusadasi town – the gateway to Ephesus and for me Turkey. We have an early breakfast, Pigeon Island the seaward fortification is close  and I set off for my expedition ...

Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jimandi

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... is not lost for current and future generations. We were shown the double knot weaving technique which is one characteristic that makes Turkey carpets unique to other handwoven products. We also saw cotton, wool and silk as well as blends, being woven ...

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