Saying Goodbye to a Wonderful Experience

Today, we spent a day in Ephesus with Silversea. Photo © 2015 Aaron Saunders

“We must not see any person as an abstraction. Instead, we must see in every person a universe with its own secrets, with its own treasures, with its own sources of anguish, and with some measure of triumph.”

-Eli Wiesel

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports
Today marks our last full day aboard Silversea’s Silver Wind , as our journey that began in Muscat, Oman exactly two weeks ago comes to a close. Tomorrow, we’ll arrive in Piraeus, Greece – the port city for Athens – and we will disembark our floating palace one last time.
That’s later. Today, we’re docked alongside in the port of Kusadasi, Turkey – a resort town of about 70,000 people. Pronnounced ku-shad-assy, Kusadasi is 95 kilometres (about 60 miles) south of Izmir, and just a quick 40-minute drive away from one of the region’s most magnificent sites: the ancient city of Ephesus.

Silversea's Silver Wind at her berth in Kusadasi, Turkey this morning. Photo © 2015 Aaron Saunders

Silversea’s Silver Wind at her berth in Kusadasi, Turkey this morning. Photo © 2015 Aaron Saunders

Built in the 10th century BC, Ephesus was once a bustling city and a busy harbour port. During the Roman period, nearly 60,000 people made their homes here. It was an advanced, highly modern city, with a complex system of aque

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