Ephesus ruins and fruity wine in Selcuk June 17th 2012 HE SAID...
We jumped on a local bus for a 25 minute trip to the bus station in Bursa. We then transferred to a bigger and more comfortable bus for our six hour Selcuk trip. Looking out the window of the bus, we could have been travelling through rural Spain, although there was a little more green foliage. Olive trees spread to the horizon, and tiny farmhouses dotted the landscape.
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Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Selçuk 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
This blog documents the feeding of our travel addiction - one country at a time.
Travel is an essential part of our life, and we'll continue to travel until our addiction wanes (which probably won't be in this lifetime)! The more we travel, the more we see; and the more we see, the more we understand that we know so little - which is a brilliant thing.
We love the little corner of south eastern Australia we call home, but we are at our happiest when throwing ourselves into a new adventure and experiencing new cultures. Rather than doing round-the-world trips, our preferred style of trave... full info