Travel Blogs from Aydin
Today we woke up and we were still at sea. We docked at about 9:30 and we hopped off the boat and we boarded the shuttle bus. Our tour guide was Esther she knew heaps but she was talking for a solid hour about how turkey is famous for its tea and it's leather and it's cotton and the list goes on When we arrived we were at Mary's house that was tiny but apparently very holy but ...
... was a large and wealthy city with more than 20,000 in habitats. The Apostle Paul came to preach in Ephesus several times and wrote about it in the Bible as well.
So far, only 10% of Ephesus has been excavated. The Turkish government, with help from other countries and organizations, continues to excavate and restore. Even so, it is mesmerizing to see what an incredibly rich and powerful city this once must have been. They had running water, ...
... over that you smother in syrup. These were thin and dry, but they didn't have a bad taste. They just resembled thin bread instead of cake. Everyone ordered one (they are called Gözleme) with a variety of options for the inside such as cheese, potatoes, spinach, minced meat, and many others, and then it was wrapped up and put over a fire so the cheese on the inside melted. When they were finally done, we took our first bite, not sure at all what ...
... main square and harbor Celcus Libray, which is a magnificent architectural work of art. There are four pieces of sculpture on the exterior Celcus libray, two-storey structure in the outer part of the inner part is made of a single storey to receive more light فنادق تركيا , ...
... night, another bed....such a pleasant change from our little van where you hit the sides when you stretch in the morning! Crowded House get extremely good reviews on TripAdvisor, particularly for their half day tours of Gallipoli, tailored to Antipodeans, because 90% of the people taking their tours are Australians or New Zealanders, such is the pull to this place by those living DownUnder, but that deserves a blog of its own, I'm sure.
Other places to stay in Aydin
Aydin Mugla Karayolu 3. km., Aydin | 4 star hotelfrom $109