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... on a visit 2 years ago but were a little disappointed today as it was more commercialised. It was still a pretty village to wander through and we were able to buy figs and Turkish delight.
Our final visit was to the Ephesus museum. I do prefer to see the artefacts on site but enjoyed the wander around the building. I was most interested in the coins and the ivory frieze.
Once back on board, the day was topped off by a colourful sunset as we left the port.
... a few days up my sleeve. There were a few ideas tossed up like heading over to Athens then up to Sofia, or spending a few more days at the beach around Izmir then flying to Sofia via Istanbul. In the end, I decided to head up to a town called Çanakkale and from there take a tour around Gallipoli then onwards to Istanbul. I’ll leave it here for the time being and the next blog will be based around Gallipoli and the eventful journey from Istanbul to Sofia, then onwards to Vratsa in ...
... we were sad to leave Opus as we felt quite at home there but Canakkale beckoned - the destination for our visit to Gallipoli and the Anzac battlefields, very timely given the commemorations taking place next year for the battles that took place in 1915. We will only be there for a couple of nights but will definitely be packing a lot in before we then head off to Istanbul for our final five nights in Turkey. ...
... springs of hot water that form natural pools. The water ranges from 36-51 degrees and there was no way I was getting in any deeper than my knees - especially not for an extra 30 lira! The accountant in me is starting to come out. The temperature was already a very humid 31 degrees so most of our group didn't swim. Pamukkale is a really interesting area , there's a lot of ruins from ancient roman times and the Northern Necropolis, which is an ancient graveyard ...
... Turkish guard! He came over where we were and told us that what we were doing was forbidden, so we immediately stopped and packed up our stuff because we did not want to disrespect their land. While we were packing up suddenly a wave of Koreans came through. They all huddled up in the middle of the theater and began to sing "How Great Thou Art" in Korean. It was definitely a spiritual moment and I felt like I was able to connect with them from ...