Ephesus – Efes

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Ephesus, known in Turkish as Efes, was originally built around the 10th century BC by Greek colonists, before being taken over by the Romans in 129 BC. A major port city in it’s time, with some 56000 people living there … Continued

The View of Izmir

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We flew down from Istanbul to Izmir and this was where we were to collect our car for the rest of this trip. However, we had 24 hours to take a look around first and discovered a very relaxed, laid … Continued

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

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Only we could choose to visit Istanbul on a day when both the Topkapi and the Blue Mosque were closed. So, until the next visit, some photos from the exterior in Sultanahmet Square and the surroundings, by day and by … Continued

Istanbul Life

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A whole collection of random photos from a day in just one small area of Istanbul, including street scenes, the Spice Market, the Basilica Cistern, and a view of the shores of the Bosphorus by night from a very windy … Continued

Oh So Pretty Alaçatı

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What can I say about the pretty town of Alaçatı which isn’t said by the photos? Formerly a Greek town, the old town as seen here is pretty and easy to walk around. There is a newer part of town which … Continued

Istanbul Grand Bazaar

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A few photos from The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, where you can buy almost anything, including clothes, shoes, bags, trinkets, fancy goods, tea and coffee sets, the list is endless. The bazaar is an incredible place to walk around, to … Continued

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