Category Archives: Turkey

Pergamon, (Turkey)

“Greek: τὸ Πέργαμον”, “Pergamon”, “Pergamun” Yet again was the turn for another of the great ancient cities in the world. Of Greek origin, then Roman as it’s the case for this entire region of Turkey, was of great strategical, knowledge and … Continue reading

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Ephesus, (Turkey)

“Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos “, “Turkish: Efes” Finally achieving one of my lifetime travel dreams; reaching the ancient city of Ephesus. Yet the truth is that I have way too many further travel wishes in the agenda, of course. Coming here was, after all, … Continue reading

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Izmir, (Turkey)

“Ancient Smyrna”, “The Pearl of the Aegean” With what is called in the UK the Spring Bank Holiday on the 25th of May, what was best than using this chance for a long weekend trip abroad without the need to take any … Continue reading

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Istanbul, (Turkey)

“The City on Seven Hills”, “To the city”, “The city” 9th to 11th of November, 2012 Finally we managed another of our destinations which was in our wish list for a long time. On this occasion, thanks to the air … Continue reading

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