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... temple. What is left is still beautiful along with Hadrians Gate, bath house, latrines where on cold days slaves would be sent to warm the marble seat for their master. Women did not use public latrines & a law was passed that a man couldn't sit for longer than 2 hours. Too much socializing was going on. We walked on original marble streets that had holes in them to hold the hand brakes of the carts. In the business ...
... took the inland scenic pine clad mountainous route via Bergama (ancient Pergamon).
The weather is perfect this time of year. Often a bit too overcast for perfect pictures but my body loves cool weather. This morning, we had clear blue skies which led to nicer pictures but a sweaty brow when hiking in the ruins.
We arrived in Bergama with its impressive mountainside Acropolis around noon. ...
... a lot of what I expect a town in the Greek isles would look like. There were remnants of fishing and trade culture everywhere, like the stylized fish reliefs scattered along the facade of many of the local homes and shops. Of course since sailors are also known to love their grog there were advertisements for a beer known as Efes everywhere. This is the favorite beer of all of Turkey, and originates from the ancient town of Ephesus, which we are going to tomorrow. ...
When we did some research before starting this trip we were not sure whether or not we would be able to take any trains in Turkey, which was disappointing as we find train travel in other countries a great way to see everything. This morning however, we found out that we could take a train from Selcuk to the Izmir airport, which was great as the hotel we had booked in Izmir, was literally right next to the airport (early flight ...
... to the top there was a priest there with four other people praying.
As you can see from the photo it was quite a climb - the temple is just above Pete's hat - and it took 25 minutes with several stops to catch my breath (Pete was fine), but worthwhile at the bottom of the main steps when we chatted with a lovely young Italian archaeologist who showed us three Byzantine graves just by the path, they had been found, excavated and now she was ...