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... out that we were calling it water (with espanol accent) and that the real name for toilet is escusado. We concluded the tour by enjoying boat ride on the Bosphorus. Saw many huge estates, Dolmabahce Palace and too many mosques to count. The most interesting mosque had two domes, one for the Muslums to worship and the other housed a Christian church, complete with a cross on top.The most fascinating thing about this boat ride is that you can see two continents, ...
... The Calcium terraces are incredible, and until recently you were able to bath in the geothermal pools. Truly amazing natural landscape.
Along the way to Cappadocia we visited the Sultanhani Caravansary, which is where travelers would park up for the night before continuing their journey along the road to Konya. We also stopped to see the Mevlana Whirling Dervish Museum in Konya. Our bus trip was long and I think everyone was relieved to have ...
... me, and I had to keep exploring and challenging myself. I know I’ll always feel at home if I go back there.
I mostly slept on the flight, waking briefly to nibble on some tiny morsels they handed us, and to see the beautiful sunrise of light purple, pink and orange.
I was dubious about the experience I would have in Turkey, and braced myself for a culture shock.
But I needn’t have worried. From the start, Turkey was ...
... choice for how Turkish people choose to live as Muslims. How they express themselves as Muslims is a personal adventure which differs from person to person. After giving insight into he faith, Oscar moves on to the construction and art of the building. He first discusses the important parts of the the building the mihrab and the minber. The mihrab is the wall facing toward Mecca with a gate leading Muslims ...
... slept on the couch meantime. Turkish people really do go out of their way to make their guests feel at home.
Barlas was very kind and generous with his time and took me to several of the main sights in Istanbul over 2 days.
On the first day we visited Park Gezi and Taksim square, the epicentre of the recent protests and civil disorder. Park Gezi and Taksim Square had been occupied by the rioters and all entry routes which the police had ...