Turkey - Ephesus - The enormous archaeological site of Ephesus is one of the most significant ancient sites in the world, and its Temple of Artemis= is one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The site, which predates Christ, was in 133BC the second most important Roman city after Rome. Today, you can wander through streets, take in the famous Temple of Artemis, look at the Basilica of St John, where St John the apostle is said to be buried and soak up the atmosphere

Turkey - Ephesus - The enormous archaeological site of Ephesus is one of the most significant ancient sites in the world, and its Temple of Artemis= is one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The site, which predates Christ, was in t

View of excavations. Zeugma, Turkey, was founded by the Macedonian Seleucid ruler Nicator I, this Hellenistic city grew in prosperity during Roman times since it lay on the Silkroad to China. Zeugma’s mosaics, ceramics, statues, and frescos are spectacular. The people of Zeugma enjoyed a magnificent lifestyle in their city on the Euphrates until the Sassanid invasion in 252 AD, when the city was burnt and razed. After the Turks took the region, the city became known as the Belkýs Ruins.

# View of excavations. Zeugma, Turkey, was founded by the Macedonian Seleucid…

Hellenistic Temple, Tombs of Kaunos, Turkey

The Hellenistic temple fronted Tombs of Kaunos, - cent.C , just outside the archaeological site of Kounos on the opposite side of the Calbys river from Dalyan, Turkey. Kaunos is on the border of Lycia Caria. - by Paul Randall Williams 2012

Tirebolu/Giresun-Türkiye

Giresun ⛵ Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey ⚓ Östliche Schwarzmeerregion der…

"Have you ever heard of the story of the one who is present and absent at the same time? I am in the middle of the crowd and my heart is somewhere else." - Sa'adī

The dervishes are so beautiful. Konya - whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

Çanakkale in Türkiye

Çanakkale in Türkiye my hometown ♡

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