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... exit. Once on the street, It seemed as though we were out of the frying pan and into the fire! The street vendors were no less aggressive! They followed us around the alleys, approached with very tough sales tactics and were relentless above all. I don't think a group could be any more relieved to be back on the ship that night. We managed to escape Turkey with our pocketbooks and have a story to tell...the time we almost paid $6000 for a ...
... of Christ, John the Apostle took Mary with him to Turkey to protect her and there is also a shrine further inland to the Virgin Mary, where the drinking water is believed to be "blessed") From the hill of the Basilica we could also view the sole column that remains of the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. The temple was 4 times as large as the Parthenon in Greece. After leaving the Basilica we drove back into Kusadasi to see a carpet ...
... too many people have showered).
Kursadasi is a Turkish tourist town aimed at not just foreigners but Turks as well. There were a lot of English translations and obligatory McDonalds and Starbucks. You could almost have been anywhere in Europe.
At Kusadasi we set up the wet tents, and had dinner, then it began to rain... it rained most of the night and the next morning. After a soggy breakfast, which I was ...
... to stick to seeing the ruins and not carry placards!
Monday 30th September
Am sitting in a waterfront cafe in Kusadasi drinking coffee - We did get the the Turkish Military Museum Saturday morning - very interesting. We transferred to the yacht at 12.30.
We set sail at 5pm Saturday - yacht is gorgeous - cabin small but has everything we need. Slightly bigger than Amabella. Very stirring music - the Valreykie(sp) as sails unfurled. Passengers ...
... archeologists comes and re-discovers it.
It was a very hot day, and there is absolutely no relief in Ephesus, so when our Dolmus stop told us there was a bus going to the waterpark nearby, we decided to hop aboard!
The waterpark was a nice relief from the heat. What I found most interesting about the waterpark was how much a different side of Turkey I was seeing. In Istanbul, Sile and, to a much lesser extent, Cesme, I have seen more modest dress and very ...