Kokkari, Sámos, Northeast Aegean Islands, 83100, Greece | 2 star hotel

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Ephesus & Virgin Mary - Information overload

A travel blog entry by julie.tennett


... replaced with the grooves running the wrong way. Things like that just cause a bit of scepticism.

The other thing of interest - there are no loos at all on the site, so if we did it in 2 hours with what the guides were calling low crowds, imagine how you could be held up on a busy day! It was quite difficult to get clear photos too so we eventually decided, after taking heaps of photos, to buy the book!

After Ephesus we then went ...

Where St. John the Apostle lived and died

A travel blog entry by prairiedropseed


... up a cobblestone road to a restaurant on the side of the hill.  The food was great, and there was so much of it - all fresh and local - including rice filled zucchini flowers, cheese stuffed peppers and mushrooms, rice filled grape leaves, village bread, spinach and cheese "pizza", fresh broccoli, olives, and then when we thought we were finished, they brought beef stew, a plate of tangerines and baklava.   ...

I wish you all had the view I have right now!

A travel blog entry by djamieson


... the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, & went from there to the Virgin Mary's House. It is believed that Jesus, on the cross, asked St. John to take care of his mother. To avoid persecution, St. John brought Mary to Ephesus and that she lived out the rest of her life in that area. The house she lived in is what we visited. It was a very reverent, serene place that really had quite an effect on all of us. We had planned on going ...

Off to Efes

A travel blog entry by turkey_to_tt


... We came down via back roads just for a look see.

We put the car away and then explored the city by foot including back ally ways eventually arriving on the water front where we found an excellent restaurant that served steak. Kerrie needed a meat fix. We sat next to a man who spoke excellent English as he had lived in Canada. He bought us a local Turkish drink called Raku, a bit like ...

11/9 Athens

A travel blog entry by mbg

... Roads good however being Saturday, not too much congestion. I think I need to take some history lessons when I return, our guides have all been very hard to understand but we got some snippets of information which I will probably forget by the time we get home, we have Information overload. Bill is going off the ship again this afternoon to go on the Internet it is very slow on the ship. We started out this morning ...


This 2 star hotel, located in Kokkari, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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