- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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Steve and I saw this trip advertised in the RYA magazine and instantly phoned up and paid our deposit. For £350 we flew from Gatwick to Izmir, had the coach, rep/guide, all meals and hotels and the entries to the sites.
This tour was subsidised by the Turkish government to get visitors to see the history of Turkey and the other parts of the country apart ...
- The mighty ruins of Ephesus.
- Ephesus (/ˈɛfəsəs/; Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos; Turkish: Efes; ultimately from Hittite Apasa) was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, three kilometers southwest of present-day Selçuk in İzmir Province, Turkey. It was built in the 10th century BC on the site of the former Arzawan capital by Attic and Ionian Greek colonists. During the Classical Greek era it was one ...
... a tiny romantic village. From there we traveled to Çeşme. It was here where we got some meaningful interaction with locals. I felt so welcomed in this town it was very intimate and everybody seemed to know everyone. We were able to walk this beautiful boardwalk that had an amazing view of the sea and sunset. Oscar then took us to his favorite ice cream shop called Rumeli. Here ...
... the next day is their circumcision day.
From here, we visitied the Chora church, which is beautiful in it's own right, but also looks very much like a mini version of the Hagia Sofia.
We took some photos, Izzet grabbed my camera and walked around taking snapshots of angles he thought I would like, since we were running out of time.
From Chora, Idan drove us to the airport for Izmir, which was so nice!
We headed to Izmir. When we ...
... this time to the ancient ruins. This covers a large area and meant we were walking in the sun of 36 degrees for two and a half hours. Very interesting but HOT and very tiring. We were all stuffed by the end so a 20 minute drive to lunch at a country home was good. It was a nice buffet lunch with at least 30 different dishes to choose from. From here it was another 20 minute drive to a Turkish carpet weaving place where we had the whole process explained ...