Travel Blogs from Aydin
... were places of working though social gossip and communicating with others about current affairs, political agendas and matters of importance. You didn’t want to by shy.
Lunch was buffet style and very nice including BBQ Chicken with garlic Tzatziki type sauce, Koftas, and salad.
After lunch we had a walk about Kusadasi and found a small Turkish Café where the internet was brilliant. We had several café lattes and some local beer. Using ...
... Selçuk’s crowning achievement is accessed via the Basilica of St John. The digs here, begun in 1990, have proven that the castle dates not only the original Ephesian settlement, but also settlements going back to the Neolithic age. The partially restored fortress's remains date from Byzantine and Ottoman times. Recent excavations of the Inner Fortress have also uncovered the remains of three houses in the Kale Mosque, an area comprised ...
Today we landed in Selcuk, from here we will make our was to Ephesus. We had a couple of free hours so I went to the Basilica is Saint John and the Ayasuluk Fortress. The ruins of Basilica of a Saint John a once great basilica of Emperor Justinian (527 -65). The name comes from the connection to St John who apparently visited Ephesus twice. The first time in AD 37 and AD 48 was with the Virgin Mary. The second in AD 95 where we wrote his gospel, on ...
... were candles for prayer and a wall of wishes, as this is a pilgrimage site for many Catholics. Ephesus was much grander than I had first imagined it would be. The ruins, while ruined, also had some of its original architectural flavor in contact. You could really get a sense of how it might have been to live or visit the ancient town. The majority of it's remains date back to roman control over the city, and I felt like one of the servants dragging around our broken ...
... 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 , ...
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