Travel Blogs from Selcuk
... tourists form cruise liners and coach tours may have given an experience of how life may have felt with the streets filled with people. A few more us opted to visit the town centre Selcuk and have a quick look at what is left of Temple of Artimus. Well not much is left except one column they rebuilt, I suppose it was built in the Bronze Age. Still one more Wonder of the World seen, click. The town was ok Modern looking parts ...
... much of it was still standing. The monastry of st john was also a bit of a flop because we could only look at it from afar. Appartently thats were he wrote the final testament. Our final stop was at the standard sales pitch at a leather factory. Our 50 seater bus pulled up with all 3 of us, and we were shuffled into a dark runway room for 100+ and yes I said runway. The Aussie owner told us to settle in any enjoy the show? ...
... sharing, but I’ve never been a hostel 2-star accom person. I respect and wonder at those that can do this and everytime I think of the money saving (e.g. 10 euro a night in a hostel dorm versus 120 for a hotel room!) I get put off by the conditions, questions from others like ‘so what do u do for work’ and think I’m too old for that now.
I was awake early on the 28th for my final day in Turkey. Not because I was excited or the ...
... about merging traffic posted!) to the harbor. A little bit down Curetes road one can see a fine mosaic sidewalk, once part of a stoa.
Roman Bath complex : Changing room, Hot steam room (Cauldarium), Cold Pool (Frigidarium), Lukewarm pool (Tepidarium), Gym, Pool, Gardens etc. Today, one can only see the stone foundations and the layout of what was once a luxurious site. Used for bathing and socializing. This is the ancient precursor to modern Turkish ...
... ancient city could be estimated by multiplying the number of seats at the theatre by ten. Thankfully, not everyone was into these bloody shows!
Houses of the wealthy were restored as well. They looked like rowhouses with six or seven rooms for each household. The furniture was limited to occasional benches and size of each room was comparable to our hotel in Hong Kong. The floor was covered with mosaics depicting Gods and Heros. One of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility