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
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Izmir 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
Dream trip of traveling around the world. We have a general idea of where we are headed but only time will tell where the journey takes us.
Follow along with us on our trip around the world. Many have dreamed of doing it but we have decided to throw caution to the wind and make it a reality. We hope to travel for around 9 months.
Proposed itinerary: Scandanavia - Russia- China - SE Asia - Australia - South America - Mediteranean Europe - Africa - Europe... full info