The Turkish in Blue Voyages


We put in the time examining out things we didn’t see on the previous vacation, and searching for underwear, pantyhose, shoes, and other things Kathy required soon after the misplaced luggage fiasco. There we were, at the Grand Bazaar, Kathy in a pair of my boxer shorts and a T shirt the ship gave her. But we discovered some excellent bargains on knock-offs.

The Millennium set sail for Kusadasi (Ephesus) Turkey in the early afternoon. The subsequent day we arrived in Kusadasi, recognized for its quite substantial ruins at Ephesus. These are the most extraordinary ruins we have ever witnessed, be certain not to skip them when you are in Kusadasi. Cleopatra and Mark Anthony have been vacationers at Ephesus!

We toured a rug manufacturing unit which was actually a rug store. However, they gave a very intriguing presentation on how Turkish rugs are woven and how to establish the good quality of rugs. We noticed a demonstration of a youthful female weaving a rug.

While in Kusadasi we spotted an internet cafe sign and so we went on in. They have been very fired up that we had come in they uncovered their single pc, taped some cardboard to the window to reduce the glare on the screen, and brought us some cokes to drink. Soon after we finished browsing the web we asked how a lot we owed. They mentioned “nothing!” and they wouldn’t permit us pay for anything at all. Odd but exciting and good.

The following day was a day at sea with no stops at any ports. We think about days at sea as our lazy kick-back again and relax component of our cruises. So we “bagged some rays” by the pool and checked out the consume of the day.

The up coming day we arrived in Limasol, Cyprus. Originally we had been intended to go to Haifa Israel, but owing to some Middle East unrest, the destination was modified to Limasol. There was an intriguing castle that we toured, and then we went searching for an web cafe. We identified one particular and did a tiny updating of our web site while we were there. Internet cafe’s can be discovered in most cities and it is truly incredible to see the distinctions. There isn’t really a lot in Limasol.

Our next port of contact was Alexandria Egypt. The port was Huge! There have been quite a handful of sunken ships poking up out of the water as we entered the port…question what that was about? Our ship was greeted with a giant purple carpet and a big band playing songs.

We took the shore tour to the Pyramids, about a three hour bus journey. The buses traveled in convoys with police escorts. I presume it’s an anti terrorist point. The Pyramids have been wonderful! We acquired to in fact climb up on 1 of the pyramids. There ended up also awesome tombs that we toured, and of training course, buying for jewelry and papyrus art.

Our subsequent port of contact was Athens Mediterranean. Considering that we experienced been to Athens just lately we opted not to just take any of the excursions and just went to the Plaka. We located yet an additional Web cafe the place we could update our world wide web internet site.