Ephesia Holiday Beach Club
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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We arrived in the Middle East without many expectations or an idea of what we would see. We knew there would be remnants of an ancient Roman city to explore on the outskirts of Kusadasi, but nothing more. Excited for whatever was in store for us, we piled onto the bus for our long ride into the countryside. Our guide was a local Turk who was educated in Florida. He was very interesting and left us with a lot of things to think ...
... of earthquakes caused the the city harbour to silt up and eventually become untenable as a major sea port, (along with changing dynasties and civilisations). Today the ruins are 6 miles from the sea... The city quickly became "ruins" as anything of use/value was " recycled " by future settlements/populations. It was much easier to dismantle & use existing building blocks etc than to quarry your own. The first buildings "visited for recycling" were always the temples ...
... hotels we have stayed at have been first class; this was an exception.
This morning we visited the site of a Roman city that not many people know about- Aphrodisias, one of the major seven cities mentioned in the bible. Our tour guide said it was his favorite site, better than Ephesus in his opinion because of its completeness. It thrived during the 1st-2nd centuries but was destroyed more than once after that ...
... the all clear and everything was under control. As this happened at midday, there were several people stranded on shore until we could get back into dock over 2 hours later. Today was our last stop in Turkey, so we went ashore early this morning and did some final souvenir shopping. The torrential downpour cut our visit short. Don't think we missed anything too exciting as we opted NOT to go to ...
This morning, we rose early to head to Ephesus. We wanted to beat the big tour busses and the hot midday sun.
Ephesus is an ancient roman city. The ruins that remain there are incredible. Again, we walked to the bus terminal and hopped on a dolmus which took off moments after we boarded.
I wonder if ...