Kemal's Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Smoking rooms available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
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Dervishes”, and the only place where they whirl strictly in accordance with
Sufi and Islamic teaching is every Saturday night outside the Hilton Hotel in
downtown Konya. So we had to pay them a visit although their performance is a
religious one rather than a tourist show. Clapping is frowned upon as the
dervishes whirl ever more rapidly, and for the first 10 minutes the audience is
spellbound. However the show , ...
... Twenty people can fit into a basket – five in each section, and we piled into ours. Now, I’m scared of heights but it was a peaceful feeling as they balloon slowly left the ground. This however was juxtaposed with the insanely loud blasts of fire from the burners, that occurred every 30 seconds or so. We climbed higher into the sky and the rim of the sun poked his head over the ridge of the distant pink mountains…Wow, now we’re talking. The remaining hour saw ...
... over. The key was up! The kickstand was up! My shin was getting bruised and scraped! The man who took my picture tried to help me. He checked the gas. He checked the spark plug. He called the office. The two young men were not nearly as pleasant this time. One jumped on my bike, started it, and said "IT'S EASY!" before taking off again. After I told his angry back that I wouldn't bother him again, I decided to just keep the bike running for the rest of the afternoon. ...
Many people have told me to take the train in Turkey it's better than the bus. When I investigated the bus vs train option to head to Cappadocia the bus seemed like the more logical way. Option 1-train, first I needed to get to the high speed train station, then take the high speed train to Ankara, then change trains and take it Kayseri, then get on a bus or Dolmus to Goreme total travel time about 9 hours. Option 2- bus, get picked up by the shuttle service to bus ...
... and this would have usually been me!), I hopped on the bus back to the hostel, sent them an email asking to be rebooked for Monday when the weather was clearer, then promptly went back to bed... Ahh, bliss! The next three days were spent taking short trips out of the hostel when the rain and super amazing thunderstorms subsided, working on plans for the next couple of weeks, and solving the worlds problems with fellow travellers.