Hotel Fantasia Deluxe
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... erected new public baths. What remained of the temple was destroyed in 401 AD. The town was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 614 AD. Ephesus was one of the seven churches if Asia that are mentioned in the Book of Revolution. The Gospel of John may have been written here. The city was the site of several 5th-century Christian Councils. It is also the site of a large gladiator ...
Next stop is the Theater of Ephesus – 24,000 seats – the biggest and best preserved Greco Roman Theater in Asia Minor – 1,800 years old.
... down a small village street with Turkish people living their lives and feeling completely safe and welcomed. What a hospitable culture! Of course when I stopped at the corner Kebap restaurant to order one, the nice couple smiled, took my order, walked back inside, and then the husband went running at top speed down the street, his wife smiling at me the entire time and nodding. I thought I would be arrested! The husband came running back at top speed ...
... Ephesus it was back to town for another carpet making demonstration, which we opted out on and then the end of our tour. This left us plenty of time to explore Kusadasi on our own and enjoy another Turkish coffee. It is no doubt a lovely city and the people are friendly and they take a lot of pride in not hassling you here at the Grand Bazaar. We got a couple of good bargains due to it being end of season but as we have no luggage allowance left they were only little trinkets ...
... to get raisin bran today. Bryan is sticking with the bagel and cream cheese option (we rarely have cream cheese on hand at home). We didn't have to wait too long in the theatre before they ushered us off of the ship and onto a bus.
Our tour guide, Ike, was very good. He talked to us about Turkey the whole way out to the site of Ephesus. I was surprised when he pointed to the map and told us we were on Asia Minor. I hadn't really considered that we would be visiting ...
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