Zeibeks were guerrilla fighters living in the Aegean Region of the Ottoman Empire, mainly near the city of Smyrna (now Izmir), from late 17th to early 20th centuries, generally of Turkic Yörük origins. . They fought against the Greek invasion of Western Anatolia during the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922.
Şirince, Turkey +++++++ Şirince is a beautiful hill town only 8 km (5 miles) east of Selçuk, near Ephesus, in the Aegean hinterland south of Izmir (map). It's famous for its olive oil, fruit wines, other natural products, and its charming, restful boutique hotels.