Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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Seaside tranquility and Roman wonders, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Seaside tranquility and Roman wonders

A travel blog entry by mpanzer

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...  I definitely have a new insight into my friend. The highlight of this stop was my day tour to Ephesus.  I guess I never really associated Turkey with so much Greek, Roman and Christian history, but this stop definitely set me straight.  We ...

Our guide to the stars!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Our guide to the stars!

A travel blog entry by seasia2011

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... his phone. Olives, cheeses, jams, breads, eggs...I was definitely full and ready for the day! Our first stop wasn't far from Ephesus and was the Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist. It was so cool to see a baptismal pool that still had the stairs in ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lizconnie

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The ...

I'm ın the cıty where the vırgın mary lıved ..., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

I'm ın the cıty where the vırgın mary lıved ...

A travel blog entry by dentaylor

I'm ın the cıty where The Vırgın Mary lıved wıth John the Baptıst. Today I saw the ruıns of a cathedral that was erected ın hıs honor ın about 400AD. If ıt were completely reconstructed ıt would be the 7th largest church ın the world. ...

The house of St Mary, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The house of St Mary

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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This is where St John brought Mary. She lived here until her death. The water from the fountains is also rumored to be healing ...

Could You Run That By Me One More Time?, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Could You Run That By Me One More Time?

A travel blog entry by trockie

... long. After that I returned to Ephesus to review it one final time and Doug took a nap. I took a dolomus (commuter bus) to Ephesus and experienced a little local color. The bus/van pulled over to take another passenger aboard, who turned out to be drunk. ...

more ruins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

more ruins

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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A short drive from Pamukkale to what is regarded as one of the best preserved Roman classical cities - Ephesus. Stopped for an hour in the town of Selcuk, which is next to the ruins, on the way. Arrived too late to book on a tour for the next day so ...

amazing ruiins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

amazing ruiins

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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Overdue pix from the most amazing ruins of Ephesus (pronounced efes). Quick little history on  the city of Ephesus. "It was originally founded by the Carians. Due to its convenient location at the mouth of Cayster, it prospered as one of the most ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by candynall

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... her life after the crucifixion (St. John is buried a mile from there.)  Then we went on to the ruins of Ephesus, a beautifully restored and kept set of ruins.  There were a library, theater, shops, temples, residences, even an ancient bordello ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

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The magnificant Roman city of Ephesus, the city of biblical fame, was the destination of today's tour. It was the chief city of the Roman province of Asia. The public toilet had marble seats and musicians playing, there was advertisement to a brothel ...

Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

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Today I did a full day tour of Ephesus. I went through the ruins of the old town. I also went to the house of the Virgin Mary. We also went to the ruins of Temple of Artemis, which used to be one of the 7 Wonders of the World. After touring all day, I ...

Final day in Greece, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Final day in Greece

A travel blog entry by jgwart

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... there and then headed out. Lots of travel from Subways to airplanes to the Turkish trains (that were a total mystery) finally arriving in Ephesus. As we came in to the little town of Selçuk we saw the old fortress all lit up against a black sky. ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jvrk

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... ships in port, and it was very busy - Celebrity Silhouette, Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas and a Louis Cristal cruise. Everything about Ephesus was great, and we enjoyed the two hours we spent there.  Then it was back to the ship on the ...

Mom's Not Going To Like This!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Mom's Not Going To Like This!

A travel blog entry by al-karen

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... like dead rats. It was very hot with no shade. I'd say about 90f. We went slow and lost the guide for a while. After Ephesus, we went to another church in town where John the Baptist was entombed. Mom sat that one out. Speaking of that, she was ...

May 05, 2012, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

May 05, 2012

A travel blog entry by vamos_pa_ya

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Day Four! Ephesus and Izmir, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day Four! Ephesus and Izmir, Turkey

A travel blog entry by timeicher

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... of trade and the location made this city special. After three centuries the city was struggling economically and many left Ephesus for a small villlage called Sirince in the1500s. Ephesus Concert So far this performance was the highlight of the trip so ...

Early Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Early Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lindysweb

I used to take friends on "tours" to Ephesus when I lived in Izmir in the late 60's.  It was a little-known but amazing ruin that is now a major tourist destination. ...

Ephesus and Back to Izmir! Day 4, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and Back to Izmir! Day 4

A travel blog entry by emilyemoore

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... after purchasing a few more things and headed to the next stop which turned out to be another gift shop followed by the Ephesus museum. Then we headed into the ruins of Ephesus. In doing research and watching videos before we left, the ruins look amazing ...

Islamic Music, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Islamic Music

A travel blog entry by ryder.chris

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... presentation to be given during the course of the trip. The first student presentation was given today on the bus ride from Ephesus to Izmir. Presenters were Bennie Ashton, Taylor Campbell, and Will Hundley. A summary of their comments is below, ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lolfinch

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... of water. It was something we hadn't expected which was nice. The guide seemed nice and funny which was good. When we arrived at Ephesus, we wandered through the ruins. They were pretty intact compared to a lot of the ruins we've seen, that is one of the ...

Ankara to the coast: Bodrum and Lake Bafa, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ankara to the coast: Bodrum and Lake Bafa

A travel blog entry by emilyribick

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... for everyone to have a glass of wine. Michael and I even got invited to stay in someone’s summer home here in Turkey, travel expenses included. Sounds good to me! It was probably the most fun I’ll ever have talking about politics, education, ...

Pamukkale and Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by kmnoble

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We are now on another 10hr overnight bus from Ephesus to Istanbul which Michelle is really excited about...at least this time she has her ear plugs and Gravol handy. We have tomorrow to do some last minute souvenir shopping and then we're off to Dubai; ...

Ephesus - uma impressionante visita, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - uma impressionante visita

A travel blog entry by sergio.viana

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Hoje estivemos nas ruínas de Ephesus (ou Efes), uma antiga cidade greco-romana com uma história impressionante. A visita de hoje foi feita debaixo de um calor abrasador, mas valeu a pena. Deu para ter um pequenino vislumbre do que era viver naquela ...

Great Adventues in Ephesus and Beyond, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Great Adventues in Ephesus and Beyond

A travel blog entry by kamaainakine

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... with a population of 250,000 until Emperor Constantine declared Constantinople (Istanbul) as the new capital. As a result, Ephesus' population, commerce and political hold declined and was eventually abandoned around the 7th century AD. Contrary to what ...

A Pilgrimage, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A Pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by eastcoastrod

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... cities which needed you to have a vivid imagination, that is, if you didn't already have one. Hidden in the hills above Ephesus, Mother Mary spent her last days before her assumption into Heaven in a small and very simple stone house, befitting what ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by nobaldo

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Tour of Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Tour of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by pme34847

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... and lived the rest of her life here.  The soldier on duty here has no firearms however the soldiers guarding Ephesus had submachine guns.  Interesting difference. We visited the site of the Temple of Artemis.  Only one column remaining ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by benbrydie

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... out in the day All lathered up in sunscreen To skip and hop and play Training into Selcuk For ruins of the ages Ephesus, once bustling Even in the Bible's pages Pillars lining streets and paths Marble slated roads Theatres rising into hills And terraced ...

Is it really an ancient wonder??, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Is it really an ancient wonder??

A travel blog entry by graham_inwood

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Love that History, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Love that History

A travel blog entry by brenda.danny

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... 5 in Turkey currently being excavated, however 2000 such sites are known that have not been touched.Incredible.Austrian archaeologists have been at Ephesus since the 1880s & have only uncovered 15% of the site !! The first part of the tour was really ...

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