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- Continental Breakfast
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... began it's life a a Greek civilisation, which was then taken over by the Romans. The history lesson we had was vast, far too much for me to take in and recall In detail, but her narrative provided meaning to what we were experiencing. This area has been undergoing archaeological excavations for decades, revealing only 15% of its hidden treasure. We will certainly not live long enough to ever experience Ephesus in its entirety, but the 15 % we saw was spectacular. Ionic, Doric ...
... huge area with over 200,000 inhabitants in its prime. The excavated site is only about 5% of the uncovered city with the remaining 95% still buried beneath the earth. The Turkish Government have no plans to excavate the rest of the city as they feel it is better preserved where it is.
We picked up the tour for English speakers just outside the port gate. Our tour guide introduced herself and the driver then to everyone’s amazement proceded to say ...
... practicing Muslims do not see the Qur’anic Recitation as a form of musical expression, as the verses of the Qur’an are naturally rhythmic. Some groups though do use music in their worship and focus of the praising of Allah. These kinds of worship music are split into genres based on whim they worship and where ...
... Supposedly I did a semi-decent rendition of ‘California Love’ but at the time it may have sounded like an aural holocaust. I don’t recall the end of the night, but I think we all clicked our heels 3 times and were wistfully swept away into our beds.
Excursion and a learnin’
We went back to our first host for our last 2-3 days in Izmir, and once again, we had an incredible time. He was remarkably helpful and showed us ...
... goes into these rugs is mind blowing. Watching how the silk is gathered from the silkworm cocoons is also very interesting you wonder how somebody actually thought of this process. From here we went to a traditional Turkish pancake house or lunch very nice. The onto the house of Virgin Mary what a beautiful serene spot. Said a couple of prayers lit a candle for dad drank some holy water and left a message on the wishing wall. Back to our hotel early today for ...