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Izmir base for Efes (Ephesus)

May 1st 2007
Izmir - Ephesus or as known in Turkey: Efes Our journey to Izmir, Turkey began by taking a ferry from the island of Chios (or Hios), Greece to Cesme, Turkey. We had spent the night in Hios after taking a ferry from Athens. It is a resort style island with a small town feel. The ferry to Cesme was only 35 minutes yet cost about the same (25 v. 27 €) as our six hour ride from Athens. I guess the ... read more
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Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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