Hotel Balikcilar

Mevlana Türbesi Cad. No 2 , Konya, Konya, 42020, Turkey | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $85.00

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Head east young men.

A travel blog entry by aidan1150


... dinner and breakfast all for just under £20 or €24, whatever you're having yourself. At this rate the budget will last an extra week. Now there's a thought.

From where we are now in Afyonkarahisar it is still about 275 miles to Cappadoccia which we'll most likely wipe out tomorrow. Thursday morning should see us visit the rock formations most likely without the optional, and no doubt costly, hot air balloon ride.


The long Silk Road

A travel blog entry by amcostin


Another long travel day - about 10 hours in the minibus...we drove from Cappadocia along the ancient Silk Road just like the ancient traders. We stopped on the way to visit Sultanhani Caravansary - like a hostel where the traders (and their animals) used to stay along their journey. We later stopped for a pretty average lunch at a truck-stop type restaurant, then in Konya at ...

Welcome to the Qur'an Belt

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... the closest doner kebab joint and wolfed down plates of meat.

The next morning, April 17 (Day 113), we started by visiting the Mevlana Museum, which houses the original whirling dervish lodge and the sarcophagi of Rumi (called Mevlana by his followers), Sultan Veled and many other important dervishes. The sarcophagi are very unique, with covers that slant dramatically down from the head to the foot, and are topped with dervish turbans that display the ...

Home of Whirling Dervishes

A travel blog entry by leonajim


... or so. We have seen lots of shepherds with flocks of sheep,or goats, or cows; watching them as they graze along the roads. Even in quite built up areas.
Starting at the North gate we went through Heirapolis which was the ruins of a town which sprang up around the healing waters of the springs here. It was quite a large medical centre though the necropolis (cemetery) is quite extensive too so we are not sure how healing the ...

About time! Merhaaaaaba!

A travel blog entry by dejavu.zupanc


... 5h), now it doesn’t seem any more). Despite the fact İ was hiding my gönüllü bag (gönüllü is a volunteer), Mustafa noticed it. İ just didn’t want to expose myself as a foreign girl, a girl who travels alone. Better to avoid troubles, İ would say. :) He started a conversation with me and on my English answer 'I’m sorry, İ don’t understand you’ he switched to English. Fluently English! Yay! He was also a ...

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