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... there which happens to be the worlds steepest amphitheatre, it was really slippery and we had to be very careful especially as we were walking on rocks. We then walked back to where the Cable carts dropped us off, some went into the shops while we waited for everyone to come back, when everyone was back, we caught out Cable carts back down the hill to the bus. We then drove to a place in a nearby city where we visited a couple of little places ...
... the original settlement on the flood plain dated back centuries BC. Later Alexander The Great (334BC) and The Romans occupied the site and put their stamp on it. Evidently parchment was invented here and there was a library with over 200 000volumes. In addition to being a defensive and administrative centre it was a cultural centre. The sophisticated engineering required to construct and maintain such a site is mind boggling. Water was ...
... at all. It was like discovering a roman ruin ourselves. The place is called the ancient kingdom of Pergamon and is spectacular. It was citied in the Book of Revelations as one of the seven churches of Asia. Really cool. So many interesting little rooms and holes and carved marble. We eventually made our way up to the top and the stuff we had seen on the way was better than the stuff at the top where we eventually started ...
Today we drove onto a ferry that took us from Canakkale to Ayvalik.
On our drive to Troy, we passed what Glenda and I thought was the Trojan Horse, however, we sailed past without stopping and went onto the town where it is situated. When we got there, it was under renovation, we should have stopped at the first one!!
We drove onto Assos, a little ...
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The wind eased slightly in the afternoon so we sailed across Sigacek Bay and turned up the coast to spend the evening at Sarpdere Limani , a lovely bay with crystal clear water and only a very small tourist settlement at the head of the bay. The coastline is now getting greener and in places looks very NZ like.
Another long day ...
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