Travel Blogs from Konya, Turkey

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

OMER TUNA

A travel blog entry by ademhavvaeveus

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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 ...

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 população de Lisboa. Foi só para passar a noite, mas não 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 12ème siècle est la plus importante ville des ...

Hot Air Balloon Trip of a LIFETIME!, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air Balloon Trip of a LIFETIME!

A travel blog entry by kiwijays

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... Konya is the Mevlana Mausoleum and museum housing manuscripts of Mevlana's work and artifacts of the Dervishes and their religion. Konya is a very religious city, people are expected to dress conservatively, even the tourists and there is no alcohol sold ...

Capadoccia to Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Capadoccia to Konya

A travel blog entry by shirlbell

Merhaba - that means hello in turkish - i have finally sort of figured out the kayboard - when i  t ype it all looks like english but when i go back to view, all of the i's (the letter after h) turn into something else so just substitute an i (the ...

For all the rush, this train is slow, Konya, Turkey travel blog

For all the rush, this train is slow

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

... over to the Mevlana Museum, more of a shrine then a museum. Wikipedia helps in these lazy times: The Mevlâna museum, located in Konya, Turkey, is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It was also the ...

Home of Whirling Dervishes, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Home of Whirling Dervishes

A travel blog entry by leonajim

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... on our way. We were headed to Konya via Egirdir which is a town on the lakes in the middle of this section of Turkey. There are a few lakes actually and the two we saw were huge with beautiful clean, very clear water. Yesterday afternoon and today we ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by jasonfern

I traveled today from Pammukale to Konya. It was an 8 hour bus rıde that was supposed to be to be dırect. If dırect means stoppıng every 15 mınutes, then I got my money worth. Sınce ıt was a travel day, nothıng much excıtıng went on. I am ...

konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

konya

A travel blog entry by kiedrea

means "tonight" in japanese, mum bought some turquase earings. she like that stone. and we went into a ...

Pumakkare, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Pumakkare

A travel blog entry by simifa

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We have somehow dropped off the beaten path now. The language barrier has thickened. I don't say much. A lot of  "blue collar sign language" as İ call it. I end up thinking a lot more. Watching people and how they act. Where did our ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by mablim

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Another fantastic day, I am doing this Blog again (sorry to Marion's friends) but we have just had a drama in our Palatial Room, the air con seemed to be on high, when we returned from dinner the temp would have been 40,  Marion expired BRIEFLY on ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy

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... we quickly discovered that streets are very poorly marked in Konya! (We later realized that this seems to be true in most of Turkey.) Many intersections have no street signs, and many of the rest only name one of the streets. The 'point of interest' ...

Entering Turkey, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Entering Turkey

A travel blog entry by ludtjes

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... can find lots and lots of beautiful things to honor a man who preaches simplicity. His texts are almost Buddhist. What amazed me about Konya and  in fact about the whole region up till now, is that we haven't succeeded in finding a decent road map. ...

Whırlıng Dervıshes and the fırst Town, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Whırlıng Dervıshes and the fırst Town

A travel blog entry by simifa

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Here ın Konya ıs where Rumı started the mystıcal Sufi tradıtıon of the Whirling Dervishes. The cıty ıs hot at 90+ degrees. Tonıght we wıll see the Ceremony of the Dervıshes whıle they spın to commune wıth god. Also just outside the city ...

Whirling dervishes, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Whirling dervishes

A travel blog entry by sedaa91

One of my favorite cities in Turkey. The people and the famous 'etli pide' (approx. 1 meter/person) is my favorite thing there. The whole town is walkable from the train station which is about 2 hours by the fast train from Ankara. A whirling dervish show ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by hornygarlick

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... as sweet. So pleased with this considering the stale bread and tomato didn't hit the spot this morning! Arriving in Konya there a sense of order and uniformity. Similar multi story housing and office buildings only differentiated by a slightly different ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by elodie50a

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The whirling dervish dancers in the real, Konya, Turkey travel blog

The whirling dervish dancers in the real

A travel blog entry by jathomaz

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... a lot of sights, and had a great lunch of soup, salad, and bread.  There is a plethora of healthy food that they serve in Turkey; it's from all of those greenhouses.  A note here: I noticed immediately the lack of corn and soy fields that are so ...

Mar 14, 2010, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Mar 14, 2010

A travel blog entry by luciagreco

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