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We were on the road to Kusadasi by 9am. Travelling south, down the mountainous coastline of Turkey, by 12 we had reached the ancient Acropolis of Pergamon. We travelled in a cable car up the top of a hill to the ancient ruins. From the top it was a full 360 degree view down. A great defensive position. I touched the fountain bowl within the ruined temple of Athena! We had 15 minutes free time so myself an another lady Betty ran to the ...
... and living things everywhere. We then walked a very short distance to where water was pouring out of a pipe and it was now that our tour guide explained to us that the water has naturally occurring radioactive molecules in the water, because of this it was used to cure cancer. We were allowed to drink some of this water, some exchange students drinking a lot others just to try and some others taking some in a bottle. We then walked to the next form ...
... down the road we arrived in Ayvacik, and there waiting in a small parking space was a dolmus (minibus) to Assos. So back down the road for another twenty five kilometres and a trip through a number of villages (to drop off passengers) we arrived in Behramkale...so glad...the effort was really worthwhile. Today we visited the temple of Athena, it looked ...
... what I imagine Greece would be like...the house behind us even reminds me of Greek backyards in Marrickville...no space wasted when you can grow your own fresh produce. I am definitely going to re-establish my geranium pots too...so colourful! Feeling very relaxed as we head into the last couple of weeks of our travels...still a few more sights to see and a bit of shopping to be ...
We had a brief day visit to the Island of Lesbos. Sadly for Russ and I it was a day of preparation for an evening presentation on the Turkish wars after WW1. This island played a significant role in that era and was where many Turkish Greek people were expelled after the Greeks failed in their attempt to invade Turkey and capture Ankara. Carm and Michelle went on a day tour and joined us for dinner and the ...