Travel Blogs from Ozdere
When we woke up the ship was already docked in Kusadasi and we were both pleasantly surprised by how nice it is. We really weren't expecting much before we arrived, but it is just as beautiful as Sicily. We got an early start to our day and headed to the "Grand Bazaar" market just up the road from the port. It was street upon street of the same types of stores selling fake everything, and hand made carpets (ranging ...
... like street lamps lit nightly, convenient sign posts pointing to the doctor or market, ribbed grooves on sloped streets to reduce sandal slippage, and indoor heating for its wealthiest citizens, Ephesus had it all back in the day.
Ephesus was conquered by the likes of Croesus of Lydia, Cyrus of Persia, Alexander the Great of Macedon, and his generals Lysimachus and Seleucus. It hosted philosophical heavyweights like Heraclitus. ...
... than previous meals we've had here. Food is so cheap here.
We then decided to go for a walk and were lured into a haberdashery shop by a very nice Kurdish man and his nephew who both spoke very good English and sat us down with apple tea even though we told them we couldn't buy anything because we had too much weight. Of course Daisy ended up buying a couple of beautiful scarves for very good prices.
... at the moment. Man, those Koreans are a noisy lot when conversing.
Happy a kettle in the room as used both coffee packages for a couple of milk and sugar efforts, a 3 in 1 combo thing. They should be more than a psychological advantage today. Chose the pix for yesterday's blog and got rolling on the bulk of the journal by 0655. One can sense the 'nice temperature' is disappearing quickly. There is an a/c unit in the room but I couldn't even figure ...
... good - best qwality - nothing like this in Austwalia.
So I bought a coat - as you do.
Note from wife. At this stage, Lloydy is winning the shopping stakes. Look out Bodrum.............
With carry on luggage now a little heavier, and with steam emitting from the American's ears, we departed an hour later, off to the "House". It was eventually discovered due to an amazing set of "ewidences" and series of "ewents", a bit ...
Other places to stay in Ozdere
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi Ãtealan Mevkii, Ozdere | 5 star hotelfrom $102
Goztepe Mevki, Ozdere | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Cumhuriyet Mah. Goksen Sok. 25, Ozdere | 3 star hotelfrom $48
CukuraltI Mahallesi, Ozdere | 5 star hotelfrom $206