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... It was really beautiful up there and a lovely sunny day. I must admit it was a little scary up there so I'm glad we were with two other people! After this we went to Konak square and saw the clock tower before heading back to the ship. We were glad to be back as they were having a protest in Izmir an hour from the port and we wanted to avoid it. It was super loud and the people seemed very enthusiastic. I have no idea what it was about because ************e spoke ...
... Finding the Agora ruins just in the middle of Izmir were amazing. Research shows that these ruins are in fact from the ancient city of Smyrna, dating back 8,500 years.
Some facts about Agora:
* the reforming of this old city was conducted by Alexander the Great.
* Smyrna withstood many earthquakes over the times. The legend states that Tantolos (founded Izmir and the son of Zeus and Plouto) betrayed the gods. As such, they punished him by striking his city with ...
... It was beautiful and what was most amazing to me about it was that on the outside of the station was the very crowded, noisy and chaotic Istanbul I was used to. Walking into the station, which was all open, it was peaceful and quiet. One would never know what was right on the other side.
Heartbreaking. But inspiring at the same time. To be honest, I don't remember Istanbul, nor do I care. The experiences I shared with my family in Turkey far exceeded any expectation I could have dreamed up. My heart is overwhelmed with love, and I couldn't be happier. I just parted ways with my family, and I'm now waiting at the gate to leave for Istanbul. After checking my bag (which was just barely under the weight limit), ...
... flat rooftops just below us are covered with laundry and satellite dishes.
Izmir is Turkey's 3rd largest city and a major shipping and tourist port. Tourists ships pause here for the same reason we do- the magnificent ruins of ancient Ephesus is a 2 hour drive south. We're on our own this afternoon and need some lunch. Our hotel is just blocks from the walkway along the shore - what we call the Embarcadero in San Francisco. There are piers for the water taxi's which ...