- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... the ones that are directed at actively decreasing our embrace of the gospel are absolutely evil.
Just like at Antioch of Pisidia, a group leaders of the Jews and Gentiles riled up the people of Iconium and got a mob together to attack and stone Paul and Barnabas. Instead of being caught in it like in Antioch, the apostles learned of it before the Jews got a hold of them and they decided to depart from the city and retreat to the cities of Lystra and Derbe in ...
... and attractive, simple villages. We've seen lots of hand picking of vegetables and tractors on the road transporting the family. We've been surprised to learn that most of Turkey has plenty of water and extensive yet simple irrigation. Even in these villages there are solar hot water units on every rooftop.
In Turkey, students must start school when they are six, and must attend twelve years of schooling. Some schools operate ...
An easy drive from Ankara to Urgup in Cappadocia, Central Turkey.
We left the beautiful Ankara Divan hotel after a leisurely breakfast and headed east. A quick stop a Makro supermarket for lunch supplies and we were off into the wild 'east'. The roads were once again almost deserted and the countryside was, well, just vast. Most of the time it was rolling (not quite right but not mountainous either) ...
... in 3 days. So, the GPS is set for Ürgüp and by the time we got on the road for the hour plus drive to the hotel, it was about 7pm. About 20 minutes into the drive the highway is closed. The GPS isn’t able to calculate an alternate route. After wandering around a bit, I used google maps on my iphone to make our way back to the Ürgüp highway. I also had paper printouts of all the routes we planned on driving with directions, just in case. ...
I try and keep it positive on the road and in this blog, and this does make a pretty good story, but honestly, I’d rather do without it.
The rest of that day was mostly a loss; the combination of having to get up at an ungodly hour and the bumps and bruises robbed us of our momentum. In the evening we did get to visit an exhibition of whirling dervishes. The kids were bored out of their skulls but were well-behaved and generally game ...