Trip Start Jan 17, 2008
33Trip End Jun 11, 2008
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i think i would have liked to spend a bit more time up there, but the tour was leaving....
so, now i'm in the small city of Seljuk, near the agean (you can see the greek islands on the coast). it's got a cool atmosphere. there's been some celebrations because apparently it's draft time (there's mandatory 15 month army service for 20 year old men). tomorrow i check out the ruins of Ephesus, which was a mojor Ionian city (someone on the tour today, who saw Ephesus already and came to turkey from greece, said that the ruins at Ephesus puts the Acropolis to shame). on sunday i check out three other city/ruins, one of which is Miletus, which was home to several famous pre-Socratics...