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... commercialised they have lost their power. I have never seen a site like Ephesus. Jodi
Magness, an archaeologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill who has visited Ephesus more than a dozen times, says the city "is
almost like a snapshot in time. You get the sense of what walking down
the street of a Roman city was like without having to use your own
imagination. It really felt like that. Our ...
Legend has it the village started in 4AD by freed slaves under the feudal system n named their village ugly fugly to discourage other visitors! There s a lovely market in the centre if village filled with handicrafts, crochet, felt etc. A very relaxed and laid back atmosphere with genuinely nice villagers. After walking around for a little while we rest of weary feet at a local restaurant called something starts with an "O". Their Turkish pancake called ...
A short drive from Pamukkale to what is regarded as one of the best preserved Roman classical cities - Ephesus. Stopped for an hour in the town of Selcuk, which is next to the ruins, on the way.
Arrived too late to book on a tour for the next day so amused myself by walking back into Selcuk ( about 4km from where we were camping) and having a good look around. Lots of Roman columns with storks nesting on top of them, normal shops but quite a nice ...
... pretty Turkish countryside alongside the Meander Valley (yes, our word “meander” comes from this very river that meanders all over the place) to our destination for today, Selçuk. Our companions are worn out.
It’s 18:30 by the time we arrive at our accommodation, the Bella Hotel. It’s a great little hotel. Everything inside is very Turkish and it even has a carpet shop in the basement. The ...
... were entirely
made out of concrete that they did not even attempt to make look like it was a
part of the ruins. I seem to be
complaining a lot, but really they were great.
Just the library was well worth the trip. After touring the ruins, we caught another
minibus to pamucak beach, which was just a few miles away. We had the beach mostly to ourselves, with
just a ...
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