Travel Blogs from Aydin
Today’s port of call was Kusadasi, one of Turkey’s cruise ship ports. Again, I had decided against a ship organised tour and located a private tour company catering to cruise ship folk. We met our tour guide Filiz at 8.30am and she led us to our mini van. It was only Gary and I on the tour, however, I have become aware of others cruisers who booked private tours and found others to join them via the Cruise ...
... 8220;Okay beaches” but those who are in the know go to the other side of the mountain located on the edge of Kusadasi to where the beautiful beaches are located. The water park was humongous and has a 400 meter long water slide which we could easily see even from our distance.
Once at the dock, we said our goodbyes to Zeynep. She was wonderful and headed through the shopping areas to the boat. Nate saw a sports store ...
... museum what is supposed to be the oldest Gospel of St Mark from the 5th or 6th century AD long after Christ died. Just like my experience visiting Jerusalem in 1979, I really struggle with the authenticity of any of this.
At the top of the mountain was a castle and church built around the year 1,000. It is now a monastery for Greek Orthodox monks, the religion of 95% of Greeks Nice view of the island and port from the top. ...
... time of the trip so far in sirince, and I didn't do annoying but climb above the village and sit on a rock, it was so simple, yet for whatever reason the place just resonated with me. I found that as soon as I got a block away from the main street I was in a different world that reminded me deeply of Tuscany, there were no tourists and very few people, but I sat and watched a mother and daughter cooking bread in their backyard oven, wandered rough narrow deserted ...
... under there so luckily we never have to carry our big packs around anywhere. On the second day here we has a trip to Ephesus - a huge Roman ruins town which is still only 10% uncovered but covers a lot of ground. Had a 2 hour tour around the area then had another free afternoon which we spent stocking up on food for lunches and alcohol as the following camping ground is out of reach of ...
Other places to stay in Aydin
Aydin Mugla Karayolu 3. km., Aydin | 4 star hotelfrom $109