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... contains some lovely artifacts. Bursa, a city of about 800,000, is called the Green City by its inhabitants. There are parks, and a ski area nearby. Everything is run off of natural gas, so there is normally little pollution. We stopped for a visit to the oldest and largest mosque of the Ottoman Empire. It is called Ulu Camii. Twenty small domes are supported by 12 pillars. In the center is a beautiful fountain, covered by a glass ...
... for a cup of hot tea in their old general store kind of looking shack. It was quite obvious that they knew Daghan from his previous tours to this location.
In the room, a middle-aged woman was sitting on a bench in front of a dark wood burning stove. She was browning homemade bread for some of us to eat. Her colorful scarf hid most of her sun damaged skin and ...
... where you are supposed to be, doing exactly what you are supposed to be doing in a place and time. I felt that a lot at Madison, but toward the end of my tenure there, that feeling waned, and it was very strange to me. Funny how I find it again in a place just about as far from 'home' as I could possibly get.
I devour grammar every day here. I crave it. Grammar is like math to me - on one level I can't stand it, I hate it, and yet every time I do it, I ...
... a Sema meeting. Sema is a semi religious sect which has its roots in Islam. They believe that everything in the universe spirals around God and that in their spinning and spiraling Dervish dance they become closer to God. I am attaching some photos of both the turkish music session and the Wherling Dervishes. I also have some videos but I am having trouble loading these, so will load them at a later date when the internet connection is better.
... and get out of there.........i STILL dont know what it was about. Im convinced the guy was not trying to actually do anything criminal.............but really? i would think ANYWHERE, you would know well enough not to try to pull money out of a strangers wallet- its not bound to make people feel comfortable. Anyway: after that debacle, we got on a ferry and were on our way. By the way: the ferry was SO nice! I ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking