Ephesus September 25th 2011 Today we flew to Izmir for a day trip to the cities of Ephesus, Selcuk, Sirince, and Kusadasi
Selcuk was more of a stepping stone town to get to Ephesus; however, there were a number of old ruins in the city - including the representative remaisn of one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the burial site of St. John.
Ephesus was the real treasure of the trip. This city was said to have b ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Ephesus 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