Kusadasi, Turkey

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April 9th 2009
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Can you find a place for a pin?

This is a pretty Turkish coastal city with lots of hotels and resorts which are frequented by European vacationers. It is best known for the nearby Greek/Roman city of Ephesus, a city built originally by Alexander the Great before the birth of Christ and rebuilt after earthquakes by the Romans in 6-7 hundred A.D.

Nearby is where supposedly the Virgin Mary lived and I am enclosing a photo of her house.

Other photos are of Ephesus ruins which are only 10%!e(MISSING)xcavated. The pictures are of the Library, the Coliseum, which seated 40,000 and where gladiators fought in Roman times.. There is even a cemetery for gladiators here! And finally, there is a photo of a men?s bathroom from Roman times!!

The city was destroyed again by earthquakes and abandoned. It was rediscovered in 1916 by archeologists.

We were only here half a day and are now off to Istanbul.

Love to all, Granddaddy and Granny Lynne

Please click on the links below for the tracking map, the Queen Victoria Bridge webcam and the Queen Victoria tracking map.

Chuck and Lynne's Satellite Tracking Map

Webcam on the Bridge of the Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria GPS Tracking Map

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