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... past most of the interesting stuff without getting time to actually see anything. One of the interesting things we rushed past was the massive amphitheater. At the end of the Ancient City tour the guide gave us 15 minutes to go to the loo, buy something to eat or buy souvenirs. We took this chance to briskly walk back to the amphitheater and have a look around. We had a go at talking to each other from the bottom while the other was up in the stands. The Greek amphitheaters are ...
... the Ephesus site exit: GENUINE FAKE JEWELRY SOLD HERE. An honest merchant at last.
Realizing much, much too late that the large, terrifying man at the front desk of Selcuk's rather basic hamam, or Turkish bath, was the same fellow applying the soap and massage once inside. Selcuk's bath also lacked the gentle background music of the Cappadocian bath, and the one small light hanging from the thread of the old dome roof swung slightly back and ...
... We also visited the house of the Virgin Mary where she spent the last years of her life and the small archaeological museum where the great Mother Artemis is on display. Lunch in Selcuk. Dinner and stay overnight in Izmir. Also a Turkish leather factory with soft leather from lamb ...
... land in Israel but more agricultural than the mountainous spine there. It'll show up in the landscape of a few pics probably. We arrived in Ephesus around 11:30, which my body, on JUC time, interpreted as just about lunch time, but was a solid 3 hours away from it. Still, I can think of worse ways to spend 3 hours. Ephesus was the 4th largest city in the Roman Empire, one of the richest, and one of the most ...
... we had resorted to offering the place as a rather ancient but very cool play ground, which seemed somewhat sacrilegious but did allow Katherine and I a little extra time to appreciate the enormity and grandeur of Ephesus. As we jumped into the air conditioned and rather dented family bus we had survived almost 2 hours in the heat, which is testimony to how good the place is, especially as we only managed 4 hours in a similarly hot Disney Land.
Other places to stay in Aydin
Aydin Mugla Karayolu 3. km., Aydin | 4 star hotelfrom $84