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... very little of the white terraces are filled with water.
The Romans built a city here, Hierapolis, and we walked through these ruins as we visited Pamukkale. It was a little disappointing I have to say. I was expecting lots of layers of terraces with water, but it was mainly all empty of water.
Nice lunch at a large, tourist centric restaurant, with loads and loads of ...
... lunch and coffee house tour. Nice enough tour, but not Ephesus. Ephesus was going to be one of the highlights of this cruise. Oh well, it is what it is. We decided to go with the flow and talk to Guest Services when we got back on the ship. We had planned on walking from the rug sales room to the ship after our Ephesus tour and skipping the sales pitch. Unfortunately for us, our rug "demo" was at the state sponsored school at least 10 miles from the port. ...
... dressed and bejewelled people, we hadanotherkick back. The hotel we found, Asmin Hotel, was clean and quiet with great staff and a nice pool. Another oasis down a narrow back alley. Can't help but think how different this trip would be if we had rented a car. Difficult to get a place with parking unless you are out of town.....and to visit town would have been Tough. Round and round looking for a (probably illegal) place to pull in. We made a good choice.
... his name, but he was funny and kept us entertained with his additional stories of Turkish culture and humor. The Basillica sits on a hill just below the fortress of Selcuk. It is believed to be the resting place of St. John, although there are legends which have Hume ascending to Heaven from this site as no body was found when the tomb was opened. From the hill you can see the single remaining pillar of Artemis. ...
... the many levels. One method that we saw was a large round stone to block doors and holes in the ceiling through which a defender could drop spears – mainly against the Romans! The living areas were small, and the tunnel system was not only narrow, but also short in many areas – even I had to bend over! It reminded me of a rabbit’s warren! . At least it was cool, as the daytime temperatures above were about 100 F. (40 ...