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In Turkey, a world away from nearby unrest

By Tom Stieghorst

While in port in Kusadasi, Turkey, on a recent cruise we heard the ezan, as the Islamic call to prayer is known in that country. 375 more words

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Disney Mediterranean Cruise Trip Report: Day 5, Kusasdasi/Ephesus Turkey

This is Part 5 of a 10 part series on the Disney Magic Mediterranean/Greek Isles cruise. For links to the rest of the trip report please visit… 1,026 more words

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More than Kebabs in Kusadasi

What is one of the things I love about cruising? Going to sleep in one country and waking up in another.  Now, we are  in… 734 more words

Day 31: Kusadasi (Dilek National Park)

Today we drove the 26km to Dilek National Park… apparently half the population of Kusadasi did as well. The drive went smoothly (thanks to our handy dandy iPhone navigation) – although there were a couple of interesting moments as the highway comes to a grinding halt at the roundabouts in the middle of a couple of small towns. 1,469 more words


Day 30: Ephesus (Kusadasi)

Today we got up pretty early for us these days (8am) and after a quick breakfast of yogurt and cereal were on our way to Ephesus by about 9am.  1,455 more words


Day 29: Kusadasi

Ugh… I woke up feeling totally crappy (pun intended) again this morning. I tried getting some breakfast down (the guesthouse provides a basic Turkish breakfast of fresh veggies, olives, sausage, bread, cheese and egg) but couldn’t stray far that far from the room… This latest bout of illness (or more accurately a prolonged single bout with some relief along the way) prompted me to finally take the Zithromax (azithromycin) antibiotics we’ve packed on every trip but never had to use… Marie also trekked the 100 metres or so (up a slight hill for part of it) to the nearest market and was able to find a tub of plain yogurt and some plain cereal and some cold water to bring back for me… I scarfed down some of the yogurt with a bit of cereal and drank a bit of water and decided I wasn’t going anywhere for the time being… 379 more words