Travel Blogs from Kusadasi, Turkey

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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 ...

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 ...

Where St. John the Apostle lived and died, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Where St. John the Apostle lived and died

A travel blog entry by prairiedropseed

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... breakfast on board our gulet this morning and then disembarked at Marmaris.  Our bus was waiting for us to take us north to Kusadasi, on the Aegean Sea. It was a very beautiful drive, up and through the mountains with spectacular views all along the way. ...

Kusadasi en Efeze, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi en Efeze

A travel blog entry by niki72

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... . Het is heel mooi en indrukwekkend maar ook heel erg warm en veel te druk. Er liggen 3 cruiseschepen in de haven van Kusadasi en de overgrote meerderheid van die passagiers komt Efeze bezoeken. Doe daar nog eens de vele dagjestoeristen uit de talrijke ...

Kusadasi, Turkey with day trip to Ephesus., Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey with day trip to Ephesus.

A travel blog entry by docinga

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... Roman city which is one the most preserved in the world and said to be one of the wonders of the world. Kusadasi has turned from a sleeping fishing village just 30 years ago to a major tourist destination following the slow uncovering of this magnificent ...

Window to the water, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Window to the water

A travel blog entry by sandgroper

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Kusadasi was my first 'beach town' that I'd experienced in Turkey - a must see for big cruise ships, packed with bars and expensive restaurants. Still a cute little town none the less, and my 6:30am arrival was greeted with super friendly local ...

The Cruise ship, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

The Cruise ship

A travel blog entry by ksbx3

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... , we were on tours to the various islands the ship stopped at.   Tuesday, we left Greece for a quick stop in Kusadasi, Turkey.  The big attraction was the ruins of Ephesus and Virgin Mary's house nearby.  The city of Ephesus was built ...

Don't always get a deal with ABT HOLIDAYS Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Don't always get a deal with ABT HOLIDAYS Turkey

A travel blog entry by skabu

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... and that it is one of the best 4 star hotels in Town. TripAdvisor, however, rated it as the 49th out of 138 in Kusadasi and the on-line price per night for better rooms than ours including the breakfast and dinner that we were getting is $47US for the ...

Along the Turkish coast, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Along the Turkish coast

A travel blog entry by colerumbough

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... marble pillars and ancient ruins.   By the end of the day, we checked into our hotel in Kusadasi, which is a seaside village that is a holiday destination in Turkey. We stayed at a nice hotel with a pool and views of the Aegean Sea. It was really ...

End of Turkey, but not the memories, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

End of Turkey, but not the memories

A travel blog entry by rcl0906

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We spent two nights in Kusadasi our hotel room had a view of the harbor where when we arrived there was a Holland America cruise ship in port. Then early Friday, 091506 we headed to Ephesus where the Apostle Paul spent time. Farewell dinner Friday night. ...

Ephesus...a day in Ancient Ruins, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus...a day in Ancient Ruins

A travel blog entry by sscaswell

Kusadasi was a surprise!!  We arrived around noon and left the ship for a quick visit up a windy 1500 foot drive up a cliff to the House of the Virgin Mary which is supposed to be her final resting place.  It was a small stone building in the ...

Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by jak5

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... the shops and try some local favorites. Jody did get her feet wet though. Attached are pictures taken around the port town of Kusadasi. Ephesus was a short 15 minute ride from Kusadasi. We were one of the last getting back on the boat where many were ...

Finally, the beach!, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Finally, the beach!

A travel blog entry by alicia_abroad

Yesterday, after arriving on another super bus, Mirada and I were too tired to try to get to Ephesus in the burning mid-day heat.  We got to our hotel, where we plopped down on the couch and were given cold soft drinks. The hotel manager went over ...

Ephesus., Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus.

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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... resisted buying any carpet (although I was tempted), but quite a few in the group succumbed. Back at our beautiful hotel, Noel & I explored Kusadasi for a while and then Noel enjoyed a swim in the indoor pool. A very beautiful place to stay and ...

Kusadasi & Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi & Ephesus

A travel blog entry by grahama01

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Up very early this morning to get on the coach for a tour to Ephesus archeological site. We drove through Kusadasi, where the ship docked, and on through pretty countryside. We arrived at Ephesus nice and early beating most of the crowds. When we got ...

A Beach Day, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

A Beach Day

A travel blog entry by marczimmer

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... for unrest involving students in Istanbul is too great and instead of being in Istanbul we have been in Crete and now in Kusadasi, Turkey. It is a resort town on the Aegean coast with about 65,000 inhabitants in the winter month, which swells up to over ...

Weekend in and around Izmir, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Weekend in and around Izmir

A travel blog entry by chadwick2013

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... share later on, courtesy of waterproof devices. The day slipped away from us, and soon it was time to make the long drive to Kusadasi, bringing us the rest of the way along the base of our triangular trip, back to the shore of the Aegean. Everyone must ...

Sunday in Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Sunday in Turkey

A travel blog entry by bcope100

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We arrived in Kusadasi early this morning & it was simply amazing to watch our ship dock!  We're surrounded by mountains & the bluest water--it's just gorgeous. This was another early tour day, & we set out with about 30 others for ...

Sea Day AHHHHHHHHHHH, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Sea Day AHHHHHHHHHHH

A travel blog entry by mongo202

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Day 11- Sea Day #2, and boy did we need it. The last several days have been busy with tours and explorations, but a break will be nice.  We got to sleep in, and I made it to the deck around 10am, figure I would beat the crowd, so we could get some ...

squashed in a taxi, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

squashed in a taxi

A travel blog entry by hingstontribe

... the girls were standing in 2 inches of water, but it was great fun. We arrived around 7, breezed through customs and here we are - in Turkey! As soon as we exited I eyed up the 7 seater taxi cabs, and when the driver came over and offered us two cabs, I ...

Relaxation and Sun time, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Relaxation and Sun time

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... , May 6, Kusadasi, Turkey Today we flew from Keyseri near Cappadocia to Izmir, Turkey and then drove about an hour to Kusadasi, Turkey. Kusadasi is a resort town located on the Aegean Sea.  We had no tours for today so we spent the afternoon doing ...

It's a Pamukkale Christmas, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

It's a Pamukkale Christmas

A travel blog entry by mleff

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Today we drove to the end of the earth.  This whole country smells like smoke, either cigarette smoke, or fire smoke, or food smoke, and I smell like it too.  All of the time.  We drove for about three hours to Pamukkale; I told you about ...

Day 4, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by mallorychavez

Today we went to Ephesus to see the ancient roman ruins. This beat Pergamon for sure. We walked through the remains of a whole city - it was very intact considering that it was built in the second century AD and dug up from deep in the silt. It was ...

Kusadasi, Turkey, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi, Turkey

A travel blog entry by johnelliott

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... olive orchards that extend over the distant horizon. Two hours later, rich glows from a retiring sun bathe the city of Kusadasi, Turkey as ebbing nightlife heralds the end of another day. Red flags large and small twist slowly in the breeze, reminiscent ...

This place is an overpirced tourist trap, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

This place is an overpirced tourist trap

A travel blog entry by jack2312

We were only here for a few hours, but every second we were there somebody was trying to sell us crap or rip us off, but luckily we met up with some other travels that recommended the nearby selcuk [sel-chuck], which was an amazing ...

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