West Ada Inn Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kusadasi
Sorry - but not much time for blogging. As you can see by the pictures, we are busy!!! LOL! I don't mean to rub it in TOO much, but yesterday we went to Dilek National Park about 30km south of Kusadasi to find the gorgeous less crowded beaches that this side of Turkey is known for. The Aegean Sea (according to the locals) has more beautiful beaches …
On Friday, we took a very "spiritual" day tour by bus from Kusadasi with stops that are very important to the pagans, the Christians, and the Muslims. I was very much looking forward to today's tour of Efes (in English, Ephesus) - for one, I have always found Greek mythology a fascinating subject. Also, it was the home of my favorite pre-Socratic …
I am SO excited to be here. I think I have opened with that line for every entry! But truly, I've really looked forward to this last leg of our journey: the Turkish Aegean. This is where the Greco-Romans once really flourished. It is also the home of many of the pre-Socratic philosophers, including the 3 from Miletus. This area inspired so many …
... St Paul, St John the Evangelist. The Virgin Mary is believed have lived and died in Ephesus. The city declined and ceased to exist not use to invasion by any man, but was destroyed by the mosquito.Over time the port silted over, and trade became harder. The silting led to the port becoming a swamp which led to the mosquito and as a result people contracted malaria. Another one ticked off the bucket list. This was followed by a trip to a Turkish rug factory where we bought a ...
... these were once shops. Another place shows lots of holes in marble at set height and discover these were public toilets with trenches underneath that slaves had to clean ,often , as they rede being used!
Further along the marbled road as it curved down and around we found an amphitheater with the seating area and floor still intact and a library that had enormous walls. We saw many temples along the road and ...
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