Travel Blogs from Bursa
- Early 0800 start to be first in line for the St Sophia Mosque.
- Over 80M in Turkey.
- Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (pronounced [musˈtäfä ceˈmäl ätäˈtyɾc]; 19 May 1881(conventional) – 10 November ...
... is Turkeys capital city. Geoff is still getting used to the coffee and I am now drinking apple tea which is very sweet. The has been a seat issue on the bus, what a crack up. Whilst traveling we are learning the history but it is so difficult this place has been through so many take overs and all the names sound similar. Interestingly enough it appears that the Turkish felt they should have surrendered at Gallipoli ending the war sooner with much less loss of ...
... There, he explained to us the various dishes and prices as well as giving us his recommendations.
Looking around the food court, there was a Burger King and other western fast food restaurants, however, I settled for Turkish soup again, bread and fries as well as Michel. The price for both of us was quite reasonable….in other words, quite cheap being around ...
... I've ever taken, so we will see if they can hold a candle to the rest.
Apparently there is a national Turkish holiday sometime toward the end of November where a goat is paraded down the streets and then decapitated. The holiday is called Kurban Bayramı, an Islamic celebration where many animals are sacrificed apparently, usually a goat or a sheep.I would actually really love to see this in action because the ritual is a perfect example of a form ...
... br> Dirvishes and the inside has a fantastic display of Persian
calligraphy! The walls and ceilings are covered with script in gold,
blue and black and house the tombs of 75 former Sultans.
Another room contains numerous display cases with ancient books of Koran,
text and other forms of beautiful, illuminated calligraphy. It was
spectacular! Gail was desperately wanting to take photos of so many
pieces, but photography was forbidden. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center