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... pleasant to talk with, it was apparent out idle conversation had inspired an opportunity to make a sale. After over an hour of one-way negotiations (we were adamant that we weren't buying a rug), we finally thanked him for his time and found our way downstairs. Before leaving, he introduced us to his sister on the bottom floor...who could give us a very good price on diamonds! We quickly scurried through the jewelry showroom and ...
... in the empty landscape. As Shelley’s sonnet concludes:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
... owners were a young couple with a two year old daughter. The girls spent hours playing with Magnolia! It was a nice change for them.
We spent one full day exploring the ruins of Ephesus and the surrounding countryside. We started by visiting a small first century chapel that some believe was the final home of Mary, mother of Jesus. It was a very quaint little chapel up in the hills near ...
... reconstructed piece of ruins I have seen. It was built in 117 A.D. as a monumental tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the governor of the province of Asia, by his son. I can't believe how well much of the carving has held up over these many years. I can't imagine anything we've built modernly holding up 100 years, let alone nearly 900! From there, we continued to walk up, passing the latrines, bath house, brothel and the Hercules Gate. By this time, there were so ...
... we were the only customers, and dined on fresh grilled sea bass. Yummy! I impressed our companions, Harriet and Sy, with my fish de-boning techniques, I think. I learned the technique when I lived in Amsterdam in 1970.
We tried to do some shopping at the bazaar when we got back to Kusadasi, but we were so glassy-eyed that we soon stumbled back to the ship which was nearby, stopping on the way for a walnut gelato. (Yea! We're back in gelato country!)