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... and continue archaeological research. Thought had been given to the layout of the site; most of the paths had wooden walkways, weaving in and around walls and houses to take advantage of the best view. Like Ephesus, Troy used to be very close to the ocean, and there was evidence of small shells in some of the paths.
Homer’s Iliad tells the legendary story of the Trojan War that survives to the present day. Epeidos built ...
... the Rick Steeves guide book he bought. He became our personal tour guide, informing us about all the different history. The outside of the building is not as beautiful as the outside. It's filled with hanging chandeliers and mosaics. We spent a long time exploring the huge Christian/Muslim area. It was nice to be out of the sun but it was still very hot and stuffy on the inside. As we were walking out to find a place to stop for lunch, we heard the ...
... if we were Australian and related , then he pointed to Scott and said "ohhh your sister is sexy". Bloody hell, poor Scott, he's coping it from all the locals. Everyone that has served us has commented on us being Big Muscly guys, some even thought we were soilders. I'm fine to go along with any of these stories. So anyway, trying on the shirt and Adam commented on my muscles to the guys and he says to Adam with ...
... famous landmarks, that I was witnessing something really special here.
Although we were starting to fade, we decided to be brave and explore the Grand Bazaar. Thankfully it wasn't as busy as expected, although the shopkeepers here were more pushy. When we walked past they'd shout ' Swedish ? Finnish ? Australian? '. When we said that we were visiting from New Zealand, you'd hear a whole chorus of 'Kia Ora Bruv !'. Felt just like home. Ha ! The Bazaar ...
... a new and interesting experience; and it's also not every day that you get to see women walking around in full burkas at an amusement park. The park's main attraction was a red hair-raising rollercoaster called Nefeskesen, which apparently means "breathtaking" in Turkish (according to Google). Sam Jackson and I were the only ones brave enough to try it. Like several other rollercoasters we have ridden, this one accelerated brutally right out of the gate using ...