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... the 1980's the leader of the time set up the scheme whereby women were helped to source the raw materials (dyes like saffron, cochineal and the silks, wool or cotton). They work in their villages, on traditional designs or make replicas of famous old carpets. A large, complicated design in silks can take years to complete. Usually a woman aims to complete one carpet a year. The carpets are sold through the co- operative in the town. This ...
Another early breakfast after a good nights sleep, a few people look a bit worse for wear after yesterday. Breakfast at 7am and coach departs about 8.15. About a 2 hour trip along the old coast road rather than motorway, giving us some fantastic views of the Aegean coastline. Arriving in Izmir we ...
... the ancient pathway were perfect. On top we were blown away by both the wind and the Temple of Trajan. While not much of the Trajaneum remains, there was a corner of the building that remained situated upon massive columns. Just that one corner made such an impression after all the solo columns we had seen; it really became a great point of imagination to recreate the scale of the temple in my mind's eye.
The steepest amphitheater ever unearthed was neat ...
... eateries, although lots of shop would ‘clean’ the sidewalk or promenade outside their shops with a hose. This makes some sense and is a fairly common practice in ethnic neighbourhoods in Toronto. Having just been in Africa (and other places), where water is such a scarce resource, it seemed like an excessive indulgence.
After another bus ride we arrived in Avylik (pr. Eh-veh-lick) finding the tourist cartel catering mostly to Turks while ...
It's funny that sometimes the best laid plans are those that unravel the most quickly. It was finally time to leave Istanbul. I had read about a nice train and ferry trip from the capital down to Bergama which is near Pergamon, a site of some ancient Anatolian ruins. The day before I had bought both my ferry and train tickets, also surveying the departure dock terminal so that I would not have any issues when leaving my hostel at 6am the next morning. When ...
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