- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Tarsus under the reign of Antiochus III (223-187 B.C.) during the period of the Seleucid Empire. So there existed a well-established community of Jews in Tarsus by the time of the 1st century.
Paul was born a Hellenistic Jew and a Roman citizen in Tarsus, likely through the political entourage of a relative who was a Roman citizen as well. Most often Roman citizenship was inherited from the father of the child. Even if the woman was a Roman citizen, if ...
... roadsides Oleander was in full bloom and the wild Hollyhocks of pink and white were splendid. The wild roses and cultivated were just fantastic, dripping with blooms. Why are we trying to cultivate them in Northern Europe or Oman when clearly they flourish half way in-between. Annie
A couple of hours later we pulled into Mersin (a massive sprawling city, which I have never heard of and has few attributes) and, after the ...
... The road bound to drop off the end of the earth but for a strip of hazed blue-purple that rose up to sharp peaks laden with snow. Perfecting the scene a scorching red sunset shone a warmth over the land morphing colors for an amazing few hours of riding. I felt very lucky to be there; the cold wind blowing off the mountains numbed my face and chapped my grin.
The kind care of the Turks can not be described fully and nor can my gratitude. Each ...
... Here you can see the Roman Gate that is also known as "Cleopatra's Gate" and sometimes referred to as "Gate of the *****". Why? Who knows.
Actually, having seen the city, I would have chosen a different spot to visit as there was really little to see here. However, if you are interested in religious relics this might be up your alley.
... on top. Murat said of this mountain:"often she hides her face". But not today. We skirted the mountain and found that it would be with us all the way to Kayseri. We saw her from three sides.
Goodbyes were being exchanged as we motored across the plateau. I was leaving the group in Kayseri; most were flying to Istanbul; some off on other adventures....
Murat had plenty of time up his sleeve, so he dropped me right at my hotel, the Bent, on Ataturk Blvd.