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Lake Kocagoz. What was originally the port of Ephesus, now well and truly silted up. Arkadiane (aka Harbour St) is the roadway that runs from the Roman amphitheatre to the "port".

Tim R obviously has nailed it but what a fascinating place.

What I'd like to know is how did you do it Tim ?
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Some creative google searching. Using words like ancient, ruins, road, port. The search led me to the following photo which led me to Ephesus. I then searched on Ephesus to verify.

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Some creative google searching. Using words like ancient, ruins, road, port. The search led me to the following photo which led me to Ephesus. I then searched on Ephesus to verify.

As neat a bit of searching as I've ever seen. Gold Star for you.

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Some creative google searching. Using words like ancient, ruins, road, port. The search led me to the following photo which led me to Ephesus. I then searched on Ephesus to verify.

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Well done!

I had kept the ampitheatre out of the images on purpose, of course.
Its one of the weird things about Ephuses that you can see how close it was to the water. It was on the water in one of the most busy ports in the sncient world. Now 3 kms from the coast and even that miserable swamp can't be seen from the town.

When in Turkey Ephuses is a must see.

The audience would have had a magnificent view over the port and out to sea.


Well done, Tim! Your go.

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I will post something up tomorrow.

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Some creative google searching. Using words like ancient, ruins, road, port. The search led me to the following photo which led me to Ephesus. I then searched on Ephesus to verify.
Indeed, well played!

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As Tom Maine said this morning on another thread.... 'the endless coast of Maine'.. but where??

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