TURKEY - EPHESUS

Homeros pension in Selçuk, Ephesus 

Homeros pension in Selçuk, Ephesus 

our turkish styled bedroom

our turkish styled bedroom

360 degree views of the town of  Selçuk

360 degree views of the town of Selçuk

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The remains of the temple of artemis (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world)

The remains of the temple of artemis (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world)

Visiting the believed to be residence of the virgin mary leading up to her death

Visiting the believed to be residence of the virgin mary leading up to her death

incredible wall of notes and prayers to mary

incredible wall of notes and prayers to mary

at least they're honest

at least they're honest

This is the ancient city and  archeological site  of Ephesus. We couldn't believe the site has only been 10% unearthed. You really get a sense of what it was like 2000 years ago during the glory days of Greece and Rome. 

This is the ancient city and archeological site of Ephesus. We couldn't believe the site has only been 10% unearthed. You really get a sense of what it was like 2000 years ago during the glory days of Greece and Rome. 

Above is the library of celsus, the most beautiful building in Ephesus. Below is the  Gate of Augustus,   a monumental arch leading to the Commercial Agora.

Above is the library of celsus, the most beautiful building in Ephesus. Below is the Gate of Augustus, a monumental arch leading to the Commercial Agora.

Fresh pomegranate juice & mandarin

Fresh pomegranate juice & mandarin

These are 'Boreks', my favorite turkish food. They are basically cigar shaped rolls filled with cheese and parsley then deep fried...so savory and delicious!

These are 'Boreks', my favorite turkish food. They are basically cigar shaped rolls filled with cheese and parsley then deep fried...so savory and delicious!

Believed to be the burial site of Saint John the Baptist

Believed to be the burial site of Saint John the Baptist

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