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... it once stood. In the first century, John the Apostle moved to the area to preach Christianity. John lived his last days in the area, and it is believed that Mary (Jesus' mother) may have died in the area as John was entrusted with her care. We visited the tomb of St John.
Next to Ephesus itself - an incredibly well preserved Roman city which was quite breathtaking. Amazing to think that John the Apostle walked these marble streets over 2000 years ago! Obviously ...
Samos was our favorite island visited on our cruise and is one of the lesser visited of the Greek islands which has, thankfully, allowed the island to retain some of its original charm. Cafes and souvenir shops line the street facing the port but by walking a few blocks away from port, the tourist shops end and local shops abound. Locals walking by call out "good morning" to friends ...
... they bring you the hot, and then followed by your main. Tracy and I both chose the same thing; meatballs. But not the kind of meat ball you are thinking that you put into your spaghetti, these are served in sausage form and they are so so so good. After your main you then get dessert which was some sort of yummy pastry filled with honey and sugar..mm mm, melt in your mouth. Once our bellies were over full of food we waddled back to our room to sleep.
... The boat owners were not around to introduce ourselves to, but we were told that the fishermans wife came from New Zealand.
Then we explored up along the north coast to Kokkari, another delightful village on a café lined harbour and beach, wishing that ...
... around Selcuk – including a short local walk taking in the nearby landmarks. We settle for viewing St John’s from the entrance, as a tour group has just gone in, and move onto some bath ruins, thence to one of the Ancient Wonders of the World – The Temple of Artemis. Grandly named, all that remains is rubble scattered around a single standing stone column in a large smelly ditch. Well, it has been over 2,000 years since the Romans built this monument ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPythagoras Hotel Samos Town
Ficamos no hotel Pythagoras - 30 Euros
12 Kalistratou St., Samos Town
(0030) 2273028601 ou (0030) 2273028422 ou (0030) 6944518690
Hotel bem simples mas limpinho, numa localização boa mas tem que estar de carro!
Outra opção é o DREAMS
9, Areos Street, Samos Town
Tel: 2273024350 Mobile 6976425195
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