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... Austrians have been excavating the site over the last 120 years and have uncovered only 15% of the total city.
We wandered through the ancient shopping precinct and the huge market plaza. Had a quick look in the public toilets that in the day had running hot and cold water with wine vinegar to eliminate the smell.
We then traveled to the temple of Artemus where there also exists a Mosque and the Church of John the Baptist.
We continued on to the house of the Virgin Mary ...
... and of course the people.
*Just over the Turkish border AG encounters his first challenge – a herd of sheep. Again our Rally friends will appreciate the significance of Turkey & sheep. On Rally Med 2010 Andy ‘s car came off quite badly in a collision with an errant sheep. Not as badly as the poor sheep however.
*On cue over the border, we see the first Mosques & Minarets. The countryside is still rolling, the sunflowers are ...
This was quite a day for sight seeing and visiting the places we came here to see. We got started at about nine AM with our tour group of 15 people, I think all from the USA at least four from California besides us, mostly older folks, but for two young girls I'd say in their twenties. Hakam, the tour guide speaks very good English, is a good guide, but doesn't come close to the guide we had for the Vatican tour. We had ...
... in its symmetry, proportions and blend with the area. The interior is also breathtakingly beautiful, though, filled with tens of thousands of blue tiles and dozens of stained glass windows. The first thing that struck both of us about Istanbul was how many tourists there were for a chilly, windy weekend in early spring. Dennis says that Istanbul was way more crowded in March on this trip than it was in June the last time he visited. We think tourism has ...
... underground structure built between the 3rd and 4th centuries during the Early Roman Age. The Basilica got it's name because it was built underneath the First Hill of Constantinople or Stoa Basilica. The cistern served as a water filtration system and housed gardens and fish. The unfortunate part is that it took around 7,000 slaves to make all of it possible. When I walked down into the cistern I was taken aback by the ...