Travel Blogs from Kusadasi
... be pieced together
area has a lot of stray cats
are quite friendly and encouraged to hang around to keep the snake
numbers under control.
Rhodes has a lot of deer and they also keep the snake numbers under
control. Fortunately we didn't see any snakes so I guess it is a
successful program. Kusadasi
itself is a very attractive place with loads of the usual tourist
shops and a zillion restaurants around the lovely ...
... as slaves.
Well, as it happens, Troy is a real place and actually exists on the northern Turkish aegean coast. It started life as a small walled enclosure right back at the very dawn of human history and over the next few thousand years, was followed by nine more cities all built on top the previous one. Troy VII is believed to have been the Troy of legend ads those remains show signs of being incinerated. the walls are massive ...
... days of limited travels. The Vatican banned the book when it came out though somehow a copy was at Izmir (a nearby town) and people went and found the house exactly as it was described. They reported back to Vatican and the house has since seen catholic popes come to give sermons.
We made wishes in our house and drank the holy water there. Bought some for relative too.
We then headed to ...
... might, just might, have heard me talking about it, because he was REALLY, REALLY nice to us -- brought us mezes with his compliments (but that has happened other times) and at some later point said to me "You are gorgeous!" Well, that certainly hasn't happened in a really long time .....so he's my new boyfriend! Another whopping big, wonderful day. ...
... toilets in Ephesus? Yes indeed! There were about 20 toilet seats carved into a continuous slab of marble, side-by-side. There were about 40 places for people to sit at once. And can you imagine, they all sat together, male and female. I guess ideas about modesty and privacy weren't part of this society. I would be too embarrassed to use this kind of public toilet. Now, the library, or what has been restored of it, is magnificent. You will see a picture of it. There ...