Ephesus - Marble Street where Saint Paul walked
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Early in the morning it was time to leave the hotel - I am not usually a morning person but when in the
Going through the old city you can imagine how it would be with the people sprawling all over meting in the parliament or at the public toilets next to the marble street. Where you could have walked pass
Heading down the marble street one building stands out as something extraordinary the remains of the old public library. A very impressive building which show how big an importance these matters used to have among the Greeks and Romans in the ancient period.
Next stop on the tour around the place is the impressive old Amphitheatre from the top there is a view out to where the old harbour used to be.
After spending a couple of hours amongst the old ruins in the blistering sun it is time to leave heading out the entrance I check my water supply - somehow I managed to go through 2½ litres of water in just over 2 hours in Ephesus and it is still just over 11.
Apparently the day before 2 people had died the day before as a result of dehydration - at least this is what the guide told his group it could just be so they would drink more water. But thinking how hot I had felt it inside and considering I am younger and in better shape than most of the overweight day-trippers coming to see Ephesus I could easily imagine some of them getting in trouble when the temperature would climb above forty in the afternoon.