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... I was anticipating, and I think one of the most interesting parts was seeing the ancient pool that was thought to have healing powers associated with it. There's still water (and frogs) in the basin.
Tomorrow I'll take a break from the long bus rides and stay closer to Selcuk. There are a couple of tombs near here that I plan to see in the morning, which should leave me the rest of the day for visiting Ephesos (finally!).
... it was a good incentive to want to be cured! We did stop by the Red Basilica, one of the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse, however this is under restoration and closed. A swim and a walk in the lively city centre completed the day. I resisted further carpet and other shops. Tomorrow we leave for Istanbul. I will probably write a little less often. I still look forward to sharing our experiences and we have enjoyed your ...
... of the Air Malaysia flight shot down over the Ukraine killing 298 people (38 Australians), as well as news of the breakout of war again in the Middle East with Israel once again attacking the Palestinian Hamas in the Gaza. The Ukraine is to the west of us and Israel / Palestine to the east of us by only a few hours of flight in each direction. You could say that we are the meat in the sandwich of conflict. It is a bit of a sad time for the world.
... There was only 1 seat available but a man on the tail end of middle age with salt & pepper hair and a deep sun tan was adamantly courteous, insisting that we sit together. How pleasantly generous!
At the next bus station we needed to transfer and after getting the last tickets (or so they said) we had 90 minutes to kill. We walked across the hot and vacant parking lot to something like a chip cart. Mia had a döner while Eli opportunely tried the ...
Today we went to Troy, which is probably the most underwhelming of the sites we will visit on this trip, although I knew this before we went and had forewarned our two little mythology lovers. It is in fact the remains of nine different incarnations of Troy, built upon each other over 3,500 years. One of the layers dates to around the same time as a possible battle with the Greeks (the Mycenaeans we visited earlier), but there ...