Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

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 ...

Trapped in Turkey - a Good Trip Gone Wrong, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Trapped in Turkey - a Good Trip Gone Wrong

A travel blog entry by lblack12

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... . We had a great time climbing in the old ruins; welcome to Turkey. You can't swing a dead cat without hitting a ruin in Turkey. We leave Ephesus and head to a little restaurant in the country, where a meal awaits us - it's called lunch, but who knows ...

The foray to western Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The foray to western Turkey

A travel blog entry by lghemphill

... side trip to the countryside, negotiating the bus system from Bursa to Kusadasi and back. We stayed in a charming hotel called the Ephesus Boutique Hotel in Kirazli as the only guests, and arrived on the first night to a roaring fire in our room. ...

A wonder of the Ancient World, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A wonder of the Ancient World

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... the other way but why walk uphill? There are a multitude of stalls at either end selling souvenirs and "genuine" fake watches! Ephesus is a massive well preserved city and it is impressive to walk along the original streets and see the Celsus library (135 ...

Chris Mass Turkey, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Chris Mass Turkey

A travel blog entry by free_range_hen

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... my sweaty sea salted skin, that it was in turkey where I was basted and roasted, and you already know I am stuffed, hoovering up left overs. We arrived at a large camp site right next to a sandy beach, I am looking forward to that tomorrow, plus ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by redmozzie

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Ruınes magnıfıques et beaute nature, Pamukkale et Ephesus , Turkey travel blog

Ruınes magnıfıques et beaute nature

A travel blog entry by lerouxsimard

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... 305;stıc but absolutely pıttoresque sıtes.  Fırst the natural beautıes of the travertıne (carbonate mınerals) and the Hıerapolıs ruıns.  Then on to Ephesus.  Pıctures tell ıt ...

Lot's of Biblical ruins!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Lot's of Biblical ruins!

A travel blog entry by staggnation

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Day 8 – Kusadasi and Ephesus, Turkey We booked a tour guide and a bus for the four of us and left the boat and got to it, with lots of ancient ruins on our agenda. I didn't realize that Ephesus was at one time the third largest city in the Roman ...

Day 10   Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 10 Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by nannaontour2014

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... the Turkish countryside filled with quince, citrus, pomegranate and apricot trees, and views to the lovely coast with ritzy resorts. Ephesus is just mind-blowing! The site is one gigantic ruin of ancient civilisations, built one on top of another, though ...

The Grand Theater, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Grand Theater

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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The big theater in Ephesus. It could hold about 25,000 people. Not too shabby for that ...

The museum of Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The museum of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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This is where most of the original items have ended ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by mjbyrne10

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Kusadasi, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by kiwicruisers

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... . I would love to come back & spend more time here when it is cooler and we have more time. I want to revisit Ephesus but not Turkey.....the shopping we did was horrible. Emmet took us to the leather manufacturers we had wanted to go to but it is very ...

Cotton Castles and more Ancient ruins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castles and more Ancient ruins

A travel blog entry by brandhorst

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... everybody waking to a few stomach ailments we decided to replenish, rest and relax for the day before we ventured outside of Ephesus to visit and spend the night with Gursel's good friends. After recouperating we  spent the day climbing the ...

2,000 years of stories to be told..., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

2,000 years of stories to be told...

A travel blog entry by seasia2011

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... was I happy she did because when we had the local wine but I personally thought it wasn't very good. After lunch we headed to Ephesus and had it's hard to put into words how fascinating it is! We learned SO MUCH information from Bulent and he told us ...

The Great Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Great Ephesus

A travel blog entry by dzamore

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... . I wonder if there is some nationalized price point and ticketing for the major museum/sightseeing places in Turkey. All of the majors- Aya Sofia, Topkapi Palace and Ephesus have all been 25 lira and have all had basically the exact same ticket with a ...

ily, Kusadasi ephesus, Turkey travel blog

ily

A travel blog entry by ily

this is ily from kusadasi ephesus TURKEY ... COME and ENJOY ...

The wonders of the uncovering of Ephesus, Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey, Turkey travel blog

The wonders of the uncovering of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by pverco

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Having sailed through the night, we entered into the Port of Kusadasi (Ephesus) in Turkey at around 6:00am 18 July 2014.  We sailed into the harbour of the Port, closely followed by 3 other large ships.  Probably in the order of around 8,000 to ...

From Ephesus to Kusadasi, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

From Ephesus to Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by ruthontravels

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... columns as you made your way downhill past the Temple of Hadrian towards the Library of Celsus built in the second century AD. Ephesus reminded me of Herculaneum and Pompey in Italy but on a much bigger scale. A fascinating place that deserves more time ...

Remember the Ephesians, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Remember the Ephesians

A travel blog entry by leclaire

... and friendly and busy and crazy all rolled into one. We traveled first to the Virgin Mary's house, then to the ruins of Ephesus. They showed us the amphitheater where Paul preached to the Ephesians and was driven out by the pagan idol makers. I would ...

Performance- Ephesus theater, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Performance- Ephesus theater

A travel blog entry by bnnashton

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... expression was lacking in the phrases. It was really fantastic to get to perform in such a historic and well-known place as Ephesus. Even though a Turkish policeman told us to stop after a while, I think he really enjoyed it... Haha. Hopefully we will be ...

Odeon, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Odeon

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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The concert hall in Ephesus - about 2nd century ...

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