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Ship docked at 9am at Kusadasi a resort city of antiquity with the rich cultural heritage of Western Anatolia in modern Turkey. Some 3000 years ago Ionian Greeks established a colony at a site then on the Aegean Coast. Centuries later Ephesus was a thriving regional capital of Imperial Roman, who's importance & wealth was seen in great temples, grand public buildings, monuments, elaborate ...
Awoke this morning to see the coast of Turkey appearing through the cabin Window. We docked at Kusadasi, Turkey at 7:00am disembarked and we're bused to the top of Ephesus, an ancient Roman city where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once visited. History don't you love it.
Only about 10% of this city has been uncovered but it truly is a wonder of the world and a must see. We spent a good hour and a half looking over this site before once again getting onto a ...
... was expensive and it was an unnecessary stop after the wonders of Ephesus. Next back to near the ship where we were ushered into a carpet place. We, however, snuck away and found a lovely shop that sold real Turkish delight and also purchased some Turkish wine. We then boarded the ship for a well earned nap. We cruised away from Kusadasi about 5.30pm. In the evening we had drinks with the Captain and other officers as well as one of the owners of Cruiseco . It was a ...
... The church was built in the name of John the Evangelist who was exiled there for 18 months in 95AD. From here we went down to a cave called The Grotto of the Apocalypse, where John lived and supposedly received the visions which he recorded and are known as The Book of Revelation. No photos allowed in the chapel or at the Grotto. Paul and I left the tour bus (I needed a bit of a breather after all of this!!) and walked down via the old ...
... we visited the ruins of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - The temple of Artemis built around 500 BC, now in ruins and visited mainly by geese and a few tourists. But in its day was a massive and beautiful structure larger even than the Parthenon in Athens. Sic transit gloria mundi - so passes the glory of the world - and so we passed from Turkey across the Aegean to Greece - the Island of Samos and then on to Mykonos, where we have arranged to meet a friend of mine, ...
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