Chapter 4 - DAY17 - Greek island Cruise (Day 2) September 23rd 2011 TURKEY - EPHESUS
Overnight the ship sailed from Mykonos to the Turkish port of Kusadasi. It was quite exciting for us stopping in Turkey, another very different country. We took the optional excursion to the ancient ruins of Ephesus – we walked down a street that was almost 3000 years old! Streets that were walked by John the Baptist, Marc Antony and Cleopatra, it was all a bit surreal.
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Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Kusadasi 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
Since our Big OE a few years back we've done a bit of a travel blog when we've been away from home. Enjoy ereading and reflecting on our adventures and also great way to let family and friends know how we're going. Our latest break was to Southland (one of the few parts of NZ we'd never been to)........ full info