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Red Basilica Hotel in Bergama (Pergamon)

​Where to stay when you visit the ancient city of Pergamon, which is in the modern city of Bergama?

We stayed in the Red Basilica Hotel’s Paris & Helen suite, named after the Trojan prince and the Spartan princess because of whom the Trojan war is believed to have started. 61 more words

Pergamon 400 BC at the Met Museum

(metmuseum.org) Ever wondered what kind of art Alexander and his fellow Greeks saw in their everyday lives? You will see it in this huge exhibit of colossal statuary from about 400 BC up to the Romans in the first century BC. 273 more words

Retirement In New York

From Battlefields to Ancient Monuments

Time to leave the Gallipoli Peninsula, but it is with some regret as there is so much to absorb.  We were anticipating a very long drive in our coach so an early start to get on the early ferribot, across the straits to Lapseki; landing further north meant we did not have to brave the peak-period traffic of Canakkale.   702 more words