cient Ports by Vivian Holley
Turkish Culture & Tourism Office of New York
There you are, wrapped in the wonders of 3,000-year-old Ephesus, arguably Turkeyâ€™s most evocative treasure of antiquity. On a clear, cool evening, youâ€™re enjoying a classical concert by the Aegean Chamber Orchestra, the musicians and audience deployed at the base of an amphitheater that hugs a mountainside, its lower marble tiers dating from the 2nd century B.C. Close by, with its splendid two-story facade of columns and carvings, is the landmark Celsus Library, circa 117 A.D. The splendid facade of the Celsus Library at ancient Ephesus.
The Istanbul neighborhood of Ortakoy, bustling with shops and cafes, is the place to catch a Bosphorus sunset. Southern Seasons Magazine
First cover of Southern Seasons Magazine Holiday/Winter 2012-13 issue on newsstands December 2012.