Our first visit to the middle east, we loved this country that has played a role in every era of history.


One day we got up early and drove the two-plus hours to Ephesus, Turkey's best known ruined city. Inhabited as early as 3,000 years ago, much of the town has…

Bodrum and the Aegean

After leaving Istanbul we flew south to the Aegean coast in the southwestern corner of the country. We rented a car and toured the town and the surrounding area.


We began our trip in the megametropolis of Istanbul. Best known as the only city that spans two continents, there were definitely times where we felt we were in Europe…