Pefkos Beach Hotel
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... how people who lived over 2000 years ago were able to construct a very efficient, marvellous city. 250 000 people lived in and around Ephesus. They had marble paved roads, shops, houses, markets and so on. The library was the 3 rd biggest in the ancient world. They used early forms of street lights and water systems. The theatre was amazing and we were lucky enough to hear a very short, impromptu opera song from a girl who wanted to make ...
... we stopped at a pottery manufacturer and saw the potter at work as well as the young women decorating his work. We're back downtown eating at the same fish restaurant we ate at during our last trip in 2009. After food we head back to our ship - picking up wine/beer en route. Tonight we leave here for Santorini - having dinner at the Tamarind Asian resto on ...
... a knife and a sword, Georgia got a a belly dancing t-shirt and hat for Halloween (along with several little items), and Brian got a leather jacket for which he did an amazing job of bartering. I still need to find something for me but I think I’ll look in Rome.
We ended our long day with drinks on Ty’s balcony and the usual excellent buffet dinner.
Tomorrow we go out on the Aegean on a ...
... to a goddess named Artemis, it was larger than the Pantheon in Greece in its prime, but was eventually destroyed in 401AD. Now, only one pillar remains….and lots of rubble. Ahhhhhh….we were all pretty big deals in our primes, weren’t we?
After visiting a mosque that was constructed using the stones from ancient ruins, we made our way to the star attraction of the day…the ancient Greek (and later Roman) city of Ephesus, once one ...
Kusadasi, Turkey, Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9, 2011 – Days 93 and 94
We have never thought about visiting Turkey until this cruise happened to include it in the itinerary. Ephesus was merely the name of a place we'd heard about. Not really a European country nor an Asian country, Turkey falls in the middle because its location makes it the crossroads ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking