Wednesday April 21st The day dawned clear and bright with black threatening clouds across the Aegean over the mountainous coast of Turkey. After repacking again, we headed up to the 10th floor for breakfast with a view. The fresh whole wheat baguette and butter with orange … [Read more...] about Farewell to Rhodes and Back to Istanbul
Monday April 19th In the thin dawn light, I showered and dressed. We bid farewell to the Anemone hotel and we were off to the ferry bound for Rhodes. There was some confusion about the departure time and breakfast was cut short. … [Read more...] about The Ferry to Rhodes.
Tuesday April 20 Today we woke up a little later, around 7, since our guide was scheduled to pick us up at 9 AM. We went upstairs to the 10th floor … [Read more...] about Exploring Rhodes
Sunday 18th of April At 8:30 AM sharp our guide and Driver were waiting outside the Hotel for us. We stepped into the early morning chill and took our seats in the van. Earlier we received our wake up call at 6:30 in order to have time to pack, be ready, and partake of the … [Read more...] about The Road to Ephesus
Saturday April 17 Day Four Izmir Old Synagogue Our cousin Haim cousin, another Haim picked us up at the Swiss Hotel Lobby. A nervous man, a doctor, with a low thyroid, Haim walked with us to the old part of the city to a synagogue … [Read more...] about Walking Through Izmir