On This Day – Excursion to Ephesus

Even though travel restrictions are easing I am not yet minded to risk it so I still have no new stories to post so I continue to go through my picture archives and see where I was on this day at any time in the last few travelling years.

On 25th September 2014 I was on a coach excursion visiting Ancient historical sites in Turkey…

The problem with bus trips is that you cannot choose your travelling companions – it is a game of chance!

I imagined that we would be accompanied on this trip by middle aged historians in crumpled linen suits and battered panama hats, archaeologists carrying trowels and leather bound notebooks and the entire cast of a Merchant Ivory film but at the first pick up we were joined by a Geordie and boisterous Lithuanian family and then horror of horrors by a noisy bunch of women who looked as though they should really be going to a market rather than one of the World’s finest archaeological sites.

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13 responses to “On This Day – Excursion to Ephesus

  1. The place looked to be heaving with tourists.

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  2. Well, that’s upset half the population in your first paragraph 🙂 🙂

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  3. Howling comment on the original 🙂

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  4. I never taken tours, not me. For some of the reasons you wrote. Cheers

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  5. And what’s wrong with Geordies? I started life as a Geordie and it hasn’t done me any harm! Others may disagree…

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