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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... in Father Niphon’s analysis, saints who achieved the highest state of physical existence in imitation of God. We Jews invented that concept in Genesis, B’tzelem Elohim, and here relics are viewed as a physical state that is closest to the divine. There are ways in which certain relics demonstrate their miraculous qualities, particularly by not decaying the ordinary way over time, or by emitting a pleasing scent atypical of dead bodies or ...
... happy. That's the thing here - with up to 18 million people in one city, life here is anything but isolated. The people are connected to each other. They don't have much but that's not important - their happiness comes from their human relationships, and at the end of the day that's what counts. It's cliche, but true. Why does this truth not penetrate our Western skins? We continued on and came across the Suleymaniye Mosque. It was right in the middle of this poor area, but ...
... café for lunch – many vegetables available. Then after that we went to the even more beautiful Hajia Sofia. Although this is in less good condition, the gold mosaics, combination of Christian and Muslim 'church' were incredible. Much time was spent looking at these wonderful sights. The tour group is friendly and the bus was very comfortable. Istanbul is set on the Bosporous and is the only city spanning ...
... and Smudge! There are a few stray dogs, but it's cats that dominate…perhaps they're going to take over in a feline coup…Joking apart though, the flora and fauna of Turkey is really quite spectacular. So many beautiful wild flowers, butterflies and birds, and figs, pistachio nuts, olives and grapes growing all around. It wasn't what I expected at all, although I'm not really sure what I expected.
The music of Turkey is quite varied. On the one hand ...
... snow flurries and limited visibility. The snow and cold forced us back inside to spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing for the first time in weeks. It was definitely bitter sweet.
We booked a train out the next day and headed East towards the Black Sea for the coastal city of Varna. After an easy 4 hour train, we arrived in Varna and checked into our pirate themed hostel. It was a multi-level apartment style building with fish paintings and ...