Travel Blogs from Konya, Turkey

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Brief stop, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Brief stop

A travel blog entry by abulia

A brief stop in Konya, overnight and one morning. Everything was dirt cheap, but it was pouring rain, so I didn´t do any shopping. Plus, shopping is an arduous experience in this country. And every single person on the street has a damn carpet ...

Goreme to Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Goreme to Konya

A travel blog entry by lsuetang

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... and we spent an hour walking around the area, but not much to see except for tourist shops. We then visited a mosque outside of Konya, different because it was built with wood, and we arrived at our home stay in a little village of six hundred villagers, ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by alienes

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Toilet tales in Turkey, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Toilet tales in Turkey

A travel blog entry by tredders

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... you had washed your hands I guess they saw nothing wrong with hanging out in the ladies... Our final stop for the night is Konya.  Here is a religious city so we had to dress conservatively. Cover up legs 3/4 at least and wear sleeves.  This is ...

Konya, ville religieuse, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya, ville religieuse

A travel blog entry by daniel.lajoie

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Derinkuyu, ville souterraine. Nous sommes descendus par des tunnels creusés dans la roche, pas trčs hauts et parfois passablement étroits, claustrophobes, avis de s'abstenir.   Caravansérail Sultanhani. Marché de la route de la soie, délaissé ...

Ilgın - Konja, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Ilgın - Konja

A travel blog entry by achim

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06.06.2011 45. Etappe Start: Illgın öğretmenevi (Lehrerwohnheım) Startzeit:  5:45 Uhr km: 91 Gesamt km: 3785 Ziel: Konja öğretmenevi (Lehrerwohnheım) Sehr schoene Fahrt. Nach 20 km eıne Baeckereı ...

About time! Merhaaaaaba!, Konya, Turkey travel blog

About time! Merhaaaaaba!

A travel blog entry by dejavu.zupanc

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... have our own space, we warmed up some men’s blood- not with admiration! :)   In Konya we’ve been volunteers from all parts of Turkey and we promised to visit each other. With some of them we even plan to visit Iran. And ...

Konya and Homestay, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya and Homestay

A travel blog entry by erinwarwick

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... 1278 by the governor Siracettin El Hasan during the reign of Giyasettin Keyhasrev. After the extension it became the largest Caravanserai in Turkey. It was a very busy day because we also stopped at the Mevalona Museum. This is the mausoleum of Jalal ad- ...

Back in the trenches, Hayıroğlu, Turkey travel blog

Back in the trenches

A travel blog entry by digsbysuky

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... one of the earliest farming sites in the world and will tell an important part of the story of human development, not just for Turkey, but for the world! So, the other interesting thing that happened this week, was our team visit to Catalhoyuk, the other ...

Right to Rumi, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Right to Rumi

A travel blog entry by b.simonb

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Konya - Mausoleum and Celtic houses, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya - Mausoleum and Celtic houses

A travel blog entry by thefantastic

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... around the Toros mountains is no joke. Our driver is really good. Apparently these mountains are so long it stretches all across turkey to Afghanistan. Makes me imagine this is how would drive in afgan where are many chances to be ambushed (watch too ...

Whirling Dervishes and Magnificent Mosques, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Whirling Dervishes and Magnificent Mosques

A travel blog entry by chrisgodman

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... so many people were converging on the city centre as we were walking out towards the park. It was May Day and in Turkey it is a public holiday. Seemed like thousands of workers with slogans, caps and banners were all heading for the Mevlana to pay their ...

Sep 16, 2009, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Sep 16, 2009

A travel blog entry by louise_et_marc

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OMER TUNA, Hacı Mutahir mh EREGLI/KONYA/TURKEY, Turkey travel blog

OMER TUNA

A travel blog entry by ademhavvaeveus

Excellent ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

La sera ci fermiamo in questa grande cittŕ, famosa per i suoi dervisci roteanti. Siamo stanchi, vogliamo solo dormire a arrivare al mare. Non ci interessa altro. Sembra una cittŕ molto conservatrice, e in effetti la maggioranza delle donne di qua porta ...

On our way to Cappadioccia, Konya, Turkey travel blog

On our way to Cappadioccia

A travel blog entry by daz-marie

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... not to mention how delicious they were. It looks so easy only because they make it look easy but wouldn't like to try lol They were so delicious and simple but all their food is delicious and we can honestly say we have not felt hungry at all in ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by ghachem.karim

konya ...

Arrival at the dig house, Hayıroğlu, Turkey travel blog

Arrival at the dig house

A travel blog entry by digsbysuky

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... is smaller, older and therefore better, as the team mantra goes! To get here, I flew from Geneva to Istanbul, then on to Konya early the next morning.  I spent the day in Konya and then caught the afternoon bus to Hayiroglu, the name of the modern ...

Rumi shrine, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Rumi shrine

A travel blog entry by joelwx39

Rumi was a Muslim prophet.  His followers starting doing the dervish as a means of meditation.  We saw several people praying in the mausoleum.  It was very peaceful. ...

Capadoccia, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Capadoccia

A travel blog entry by anne.morley.12

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We drove from Konya to Cappadocia, past some beautiful countryside, snow capped mountains, very old stone cottages as well as some nomadic peoples with their tents pitched just outside the villages. We visited a Karavanasary on the way where the camel ...

Göreme to Konya: the whirling dervishes, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Göreme to Konya: the whirling dervishes

A travel blog entry by marniv

We left Göreme after a nice breakfast and drove to Konya. Konya is a big town and our way to the hotel was somewhat painful for both the driver and the navigator. It´s not easy to find your way through the narrow streets when your hotel is so close to ...

Detour to Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Detour to Konya

A travel blog entry by travel.geek

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... the days of the Hitties, who called it Kuwanna. It is now the most religiously conservative city in Turkey – and proud of it. The reason to visit Konya is to see the Mevlana Museum which shelters the tomb of Jelaleddin Rumi, known to his followers ...

konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

konya

A travel blog entry by bean123678

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Over the mountains and through the snow, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Over the mountains and through the snow

A travel blog entry by ltalsky

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Drove from Mediterranean to almost Cappadocia.  Spent the night in Konya, big city surrounded by nothing. Funny dinner, Lance ate Kirsty's dinner as appetizer bec thought it was a free meze, so had to share lances chicken shish. Tried to get yogurt ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by tuscany05

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... shooed away the drummers this morning, so it wasn't nearly as long or loud!) we packed up and hit the road! While traveling to Konya, we stopped in a town called Guzelyurt for a visit with a local Imam. The mosque was an old converted church built by St. ...

City of Rumi, Konya, Turkey travel blog

City of Rumi

A travel blog entry by v.v.purto

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī known to the English-speaking world simply as Rumi[2] (30 September 1207 – 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century Persian (Tajik)[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10] Muslim poet, jurist, theologian, and ...

Turkey, Gulzelyurt and Konya, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by mnbeal

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... a bit discouraged. We then went on to Konya. This is in the central part of western Turkey and an extremely conservative community. Most women were covered. Konya is where Paul,one of the disciples gave his first sermon. There is a church named ...

Konya, é para o que é, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya, é para o que é

A travel blog entry by sergio.viana

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A caminho de Pammukale resolvemos fazer uma paragem para recuperar o fôlego em Konya. Cidade grande, com a mesma populaçăo de Lisboa. Foi só para passar a noite, mas năo nos caiu no goto. O hotel acabou por ser caro e nem por isso grande coisa. É ...

Onya Konya!, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Onya Konya!

A travel blog entry by laura-and-craig

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13 hours on buses in one day is a lot. That's what we endured before reaching Konya. Thankfully one of the culinary highlights of the trip was waiting for us. Orientation walk around Konya the next day, then to Mevlana Museum (originator of the ...

Konya, stad van de dansende Derwisjen en Beysehir, Beyşehir, Turkey travel blog

Konya, stad van de dansende Derwisjen en Beysehir

A travel blog entry by matini

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... 'he von Beysehir ist ein Hittitischer Brunnen. In der Stadt entdecken wir den für uns bis jetzt schönste Moschee Esrefoglü.     Konya, ville des Derviches dansants et Beysehir Konya, fondée au 12čme sičcle est la plus importante ville des ...

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