Tag: Turkey

Ephesus, Turkey

Posted in 2007, Asia
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On a day trip after arriving into Kuşadasi, I wanted to visit the fabled ancient town of Ephesus – any highlight on a trip to Turkey.  It was here where…

Troy, Turkey

Posted in 2007, Asia
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It was recommended that I visit the ancient ruins of Troy first before I embarked further into Turkey.  Made famous as the setting of the Trojan War described in the…

Çanakkale, Turkey

Posted in 2007, Asia
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After consulting with Alastair, my Turkey itinerary changed dramatically.  I moved on to Çanakkale, a peaceful harbour town on the Aegean Sea coastline.  It is close to the ancient site…

Istanbul, Turkey

Posted in 2007, Asia, Europe

While I was studying at the University of Michigan, I was frantically trying to decide which multi-week trip I would travel.  In the end, I settled on a 3 week…