Travel Blogs from Konya, Turkey

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Apr 25, 2008, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Apr 25, 2008

A travel blog entry by tjphilippe

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The Flota Rota, Hayıroğlu, Turkey travel blog

The Flota Rota

A travel blog entry by digsbysuky

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... to a period of one-day weekends and six-day work weeks.  In the heat, its all a bit exhausting.  Here on the Konya Plain, we’re at 1000m above sea level.  It means that the nights are getting quite cool (shivering cold when we get ...

Proper bush camping, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Proper bush camping

A travel blog entry by thelongroadhome

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Off again today and we are back on cook group. First things first and we have to drop Karen off at the airport and then we are on our way.  You can tell Karen is not in the cab today as we are flying along.  So to the supermarket for some ...

At the home of the whirling Dervishes, Konya, Turkey travel blog

At the home of the whirling Dervishes

A travel blog entry by brentandglenda

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... in Istanbul last week. We ended the day with a delicious meal at a restaurant located behind the Mevlana Museum. Gulbahcesi Konya Mutfagi is recommended in Lonely Planet as one of Konya's best restaurants. Usually a restaurant they recommend is packed ...

Konya, and women's clothing, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya, and women's clothing

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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... needed a rest after their 40 km or trek with their camels through the dusty countryside.     As we get nearer to Konya we diverged from the route to see Tuz lake, an enormous salt lake we saw from the air when we flew in. ...

Feb 28, 2011, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Feb 28, 2011

A travel blog entry by esrauclr

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Rumi and the Whirling Dervishes, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Rumi and the Whirling Dervishes

A travel blog entry by ckpleas

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... the coast. We our first stopping in place called Konya which is home to Rumi, one of the most praised philosophers of Turkey, and the whirling dervishes, a meditation practice. We first went to the shrine of Rumi which is almost like Mecca for people ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by ulka

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... vanquished the native population before founding the city. Konya has a reputation of being one of the more religiously conservative metropolitan centers in Turkey. It was once known as the "citadel of Islam", and it is still more devout than other ...

2007 syria - konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

2007 syria - konya

A travel blog entry by maninthemoon

... while the train stopped, no time to get ...

Over the hills and far away..., Konya, Turkey travel blog

Over the hills and far away...

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle

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... a medal. After the mountains, we hit the plain, where they grow sugar beet. Osman was right. It was flat and bursting with nothing. Konya was the next stop, where we had lunch. I have no idea what some of the dishes were, but I am learning what to avoid. ...

To Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

To Konya

A travel blog entry by jvaupel

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... interpretations ands styles if Islam. It was a nice, comfortable visit. One the road again, we stopped at a karavanserei, a place built in Turkey for Silk Road trains to stop in order to lure them to this area. It was quite elegant for its time with ...

Pottery, Caravansary, and More Sufis, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Pottery, Caravansary, and More Sufis

A travel blog entry by larry.phillips

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... day, Seljuk Turk Empire, realized the value of trade to their economy so established a network of over 100 Caravansaries across Turkey to enable travelling caravans to have safe place to stay the night and buy food for themselves and their animals. There ...

Heading down to the coast, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Heading down to the coast

A travel blog entry by kiwijays

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... and the best Turkey has to offer. In Aspendos we visit the beautiful, huge and well preserved amphitheater, the largest one in Turkey and still used during the summer for the art and music festival, only last night they had the operatic production of ...

Naar Beysehir, Beysehir, Turkey travel blog

Naar Beysehir

A travel blog entry by wehman

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In de Trotter staat een mooie route beschreven als zijnde moeilijk begaanbaar en op de kaart ook niet geheel duidelijk. Het navigatiesysteem gaf een onverharde weg aan. We besluiten om het toch te proberen. We rijden door een schitterend natuurgebied en ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by scatabout

... be good minerals in it because they grow great crops.   There is a vast amount of money being spent on roading in Turkey with new motorways being built everywhere and trees planted down both sides all the way – in places these have been ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by misterkennyg

Highlights Next Destination: Fethiye by ...

Episode 32, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Episode 32

A travel blog entry by overlandlyn2010

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... .  Not so much further on we came to the Turkish border and passed out of Greece no problem at all.  Getting into Turkey involved a bit of work however and quite a lot of waiting as the daylight faded.  Had to get insurance for the car and ...

on the road again, Konya, Turkey travel blog

on the road again

A travel blog entry by annrowberg

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... .  The main dome of the temple is completely covered in blue tiles.  It is really beautiful.   We had lunch in Konya at a very non touristy restaurant.  It was another adventure.  I ordered one of the dishes special to the town, ...

Where's my scarf?, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Where's my scarf?

A travel blog entry by turkey2-10

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 Konya.  We are overnıghtıng ın one of the most cons ervatıve areas of Turkey.  Thıs ıs the fırst place our guıde told us the women 'May'  want to cover theır haır.  Ross and I ...

These roads weren't made for driving . . ., Konya, Turkey travel blog

These roads weren't made for driving . . .

A travel blog entry by hmgoldilocks

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... out on me so I went to dinner.  After dinner I walked across to the mall to get some water, etc. and found Turkey's version of a Walmart.  I knew we'd been getting ripped off at the rest stops/gas stations, but holy smokes have we been getting ...

in the capital of seleucid empire, Konya, Turkey travel blog

in the capital of seleucid empire

A travel blog entry by radaulpa

konya is wonderful! even if you don't know about muslim art there are lots of styles and some very rare design and statue of animated people ( usually forbidden for muslim artists ...

3rd Stop, Iconium, Turkey travel blog

3rd Stop

A travel blog entry by stpaulsstory1

Here in this country Barnabas and I preached with great power till both the Jews and Gentile believed. We stayed there a long amount of time, preaching about the Lord and then the Lord proved his message to be true, which gave them the power to do ...

later, Konya, Turkey travel blog

later

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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... Istanbul which we had heard was pretty touristy anyway. So about 4 weeks later we're heading east and read about Konya, reputedly Turkey's most conservative and religious city but also spiritual home to Sufism and the whirling dervishes. We take a bus ...

on quitte la Cappadoce plus vite que prévu, Konya, Turkey travel blog

on quitte la Cappadoce plus vite que prévu

A travel blog entry by gadjoxav

... étable à biques !!! on finit la ballade au petit matin et vu notre fatigue, et la difficulté pour aller à Guzelyurt (qui est à seulement 20 kms), on enchaîne 2 bus qui nous emmènent jusqu'à Konya ... encore un plan qui se déroule comme prévu ...

Derwısche, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Derwısche

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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... Besonders zwıschen 17 und 20 Uhr fuellt sıch jeweıls dıe Innenstadt mıt den Studıs. Zudem hat Konya eınen grossen, sehr beschaeftıgten Basaar. Am 6. November war eıner der wıchtıgsten ...

Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by laurennorman

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... to the city of Konya by myself. I went by the high speed train so it took only 1 hour and 45 minutes. Konya is actually the biggest city in turkey in terms of actual size, not population (that's Istanbul of course), and Konya is the home of the Mevlevi ...

Jul 12, 2004, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Jul 12, 2004

A travel blog entry by tatot

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Konya, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Konya

A travel blog entry by ebr916

Konya ...

Mevlana, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Mevlana

A travel blog entry by where_is_peter

Seven Advices of Mevlana In generosity and helping others be like a river. In compassion and grace be like the sun. In concealing others' faults be like the night. In anger and fury be like the dead. In modesty and humility be like the earth. ...

Home of Rumi the poet, Konya, Turkey travel blog

Home of Rumi the poet

A travel blog entry by anne.morley.12

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... do the sheep. At other times the shepherd seems to lead them, there are no dogs used and no strays. Incredible!! When we arrived in Konya, we booked into the Rumi Hotel and then went to the Rumi  Museum.  It is the home of The Whirling Dervishes ...

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