Travel Blogs from Konya
... The hill is now a park with numerous walking paths and benches, and Dennis and I spent about a while walking in and around the park, soaking up spring among all of the flowers. Our next stop was the Tile Museum, which showcases tilework from Turkey's pre-Ottoman Seljuk era and is housed in an old theological school dating from the 13th century, with a stunning tiled dome interior. The museum gave insight into the evolution of Turkish tilework from the early ...
... a lovely swim. We gave the fish nibbling the dead skin off your feet a miss though!
The sacred center of Roman Hierapolis, this broad pool of warm mineral water remains from Roman times.
Surrounded by oleanders, palm trees, pines and cypresses, and littered with the fluted drums of fallen marble columns, plinths and the occasional capital from the nearby Temple of Apollo, the pool is ...
... for this reason, few of us girls decided to go in fitness, in the frame of hotel service. Because none of us is playing a sport, we wanted to take a pompous photo of us, standing on the racetrack. We almost succeeded, but two Turkish women almost jumped out of their skin, as if to say that we are taking photo of them. We responded with apologize and insist to take a photo of us. Unsuccessfully. Fitness, sauna, Turkish bath and pool were divided to ...
... as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2012.
Our pit stop in Konya is the Melvana Mausoleum. Mevlana Museum/Mausoleum of Rumi (Mevlana Müzesi), is the tomb of the famous mystic/sufi/thinker Rumi (known shortly as Mevlana in Turkish, or with the full name Mawlana Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi-Rumi in English literature), as well as the neighboring ...
... fun. In the afternoon, on the way back to Antalya, they played fun Turkish disco music and EVERYONE on board, including the old Turkish mamas, got up and danced. It was so much more fun than I’d expected. We’ve been talking about the Disco Pirate Ship all week!!!
It was a shock to get back to work, especially since we had a 6 day work week (9 hours per day) and also because the temperature has been in the mid-30s this week. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet