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... on being called Pierre Double Kemal. Mustafa then went into military school and graduated with high honours as a captain.
During the war, the sultan at the time relinquished power to the military so that the country could be properly defended. After the famous battle of Gallipoli, Mustafa became quite famous for his intelligence and his ability to strategise. When the war was lost, the country was divided and parts were “given away” ...
... The city of Bursa was still asleep and no noise could be heard as I explored in depth the surrounding area.
This morning, we visited the Green Tomb and the Green Mosque in Bursa where 15th century Ottoman architectural masterpieces were viewed. Since both buildings were located in the same area, like one across the street from the other one, we ...
... Instead, he took us around the corner to see a
felting shop, where workers were creating large mats of felt, cutting
pieces and using them to create scarves, runners and hangings. It is
an old, traditional art form, from this area.
When Osman discovered we hadn't seen the Dirvishes because our hotel told
us we missed their Saturday performance, he took us to a friend's
travel agency, where we were able to purchase tickets for a ...
... had something to do with Bayram. But, the sun had gone down. Not far enough, I guess. A dish of greens was served to each table, and bread (except to me). After about a half an hour a distant boom could be heard (presumably a canon shot at the true sunset), and people began to eat.
Though the setting might be called a semi-fancy one, the patrons all seemed to be middle class couples, groups and families. I assumed, therefore, it was a restaurant dedicated to municipal employees ...
... and perhaps those who don't paint at all.
Nevertheless, as the restoration project seemed for some reason to be in temporary suspension, I threw my lot in with the painting project, and set to work to contribute.
The days were hot. Each person worked fairly independently, and at one's own pace. One can only imagine the variety of the style, painting skill and individual industry that resulted.
We were sometimes served lunch at the ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking