THE HOME OF PYTHAGORAS AND ARISTARCHUS
From our relatives we got some beautiful travel tips for Greek island Samos, famous from antiquity as the birthplace of many renowned personalities like the philosopher Pythagoras and the famous Aristarchus, mathematician and astronomer.
Well, we said ok, why not. One can travel many destination, but it can never travel as much as two or more people can. Different destinations, different interests, different places we've visited, but one thing is clear, we can be inspired by stories of others. We like to know, what they've experienced, their travel adventures and thereso here is the first destination we publish. Experience from first hand, through their photos…
Samos belongs to the Eastern Aegean Islands and lies close to the Turkish coasts. This is the island with the plethora of natural beauties.
Samos belongs to the Eastern Aegean Islands and lies close to the Turkish coasts. This is the island with the plethora of natural beauties. The whole island is blessed with verdant forests, beautiful beaches, gorges and caves. Samos is one of the most visited islands in the Aegean but still retains its unspoiled character. Its picturesque settlements, starting from its lovely capital, Vathy suggest numerous spots like ancient sites and secluded locations which are extremely interesting. Samos breathtaking surrounds are quite inspiring too and urge you to explore them.
Once you visit Samos,
they recomend daily trip to, now, turkish city Epheus.
Once this city was ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, three kilometres southwest of present-day Selçuk in İzmir Province, Turkey. It was built in the 10th century BC on the site of the former Arzawan capital by Attic and Ionian Greek colonists. During the Classical Greek era it was one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League. The city flourished after it came under the control of the Roman Republic in 129 BC.
The city was famed for the nearby Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Among many other monumental buildings are the Library of Celsus, and a theatre capable of holding 25,000 spectators.
EPHEUS / EFEZ
Photo: Zdenka & Tomaž
Photo: Zdenka & Tomaž