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... popular tomorrow in Istanbul but the store only had non-player Galatasary jerseys.
We hopped on our van and drove back toward Ephes which is where the remains of St. John’s church, the town fort and the remains of the Temple of Artemis are located. We were making amazingly good time and were doing great at avoiding the tour groups because we were off the boat so quickly. There really isn’t much left of neither ...
... then led to each other and they have at it. And by it, they kind of push against each other and try to push down on each other's neck. I'm sure I'm missing the finer points of camel wrestling with this description. There are about 30 or 40 men on the field who help keep things in "order."
The crowds are much more interesting than the wrestling. Everyone is having a great time. Old men, fueled by strong Raki (brandy) dance and ...
... finding me a seat on an otherwise crowded train. Being here is a really humbling experience in a lot of ways.
I finally got to Selcuk around 5:00 and walked the short distance from the train station to my hotel, where the concierge hoisted the aforementioned 22.3-kg bag onto his shoulder and carried it up three flights of stairs. !!!!! Who needs an elevator?
I got settled in my room and then decided ...
I am trying to keep this in chronological order, but am now a little behind in the scheme of things.
We had a very very good experience with the one train trip in Turkey. It was on time, roomy and clean. Our place of abode was Villa Dreams up on the hillside at Selcuk, so we were glad they had a "shuttle"- a run down mini van!! The folk managing it were very helpful and friendly. They also had a great sense of humour. ...
... the horse as a gift! An enemy fights you for ten years and you think they will leave you a gift when they retreat....a little naive, maybe. Anyway, the Trojans dragged it through their gates! At nightfall, out jumped the Greeks, set fire to Troy - the smoke was seen by their buddies in the boats who sailed back in and joined the fray. 1-0 to the Greeks!
The campsite in Troia was not bad, other than the herds of dogs that decided ...
Other places to stay in Aydin
Aydin Mugla Karayolu 3. km., Aydin | 4 star hotelfrom $109