Mukarnas Spa Resort
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... and dinner for about $45 we left in mission to find a club. Assuming we were going to a pub type place i followed along. After stopping for a few shots we reached our destination. Safe to safe I never expected to see anything like it in turkey. A strip of bars and clubs like something taken straight out of Vegas, music blaring and lights everywhere. The one we went into was an open air nightclub with people ...
... bloodshot eyed megalomaniacs. No sand can be seen on the beach due to over packed beach chairs squished together like Lego, no trees, dunes, grass or anything natural. It is all man made rock walls containing sand near the water and more rock walls preventing any kind of natural erosion. Yet hundreds and hundreds of people were down along the beach strip in the restaurants, jewellery stores, tacky clothing stores, fake watch and shoe stalls etc. all buying up big on ...
... is complete. There was a young fellow from Seoul, Korea on a two week holiday. He had lived an worked in Toronto for five years. There was a lady from Malasysia, who was visiting Turkey with her husband, but he was in meetings so she was sightseeing. And Sue and I. Then on to the town of Side (pronounced Seedeh). Here we toured the ruins of a theatre and then had some free to time to wander down to the harbour to see the ruins of the Temple of ...
... of humour.
"What a load of rubbish. Why should we have to cover up our hair. What in heaven's name is so exciting to a man about a woman's hair?"
Not having washed mine for days, I was able to respond, " well, I think you only have to look at you and I to know that..." So we draped our cardigans over our heads and headed up the steps.
The next step was shoes off, which caused even more tutting, and we went in.
This mosque is huge and beautifully decorated ...
... renting a Turkish car is the best way to go ( although not a fiat I hear). One just has to be brave...and start out somewhere outside of Istanbul...and probably NEVER even attempt to drive within its boundaries...simply out-of-control! Anyway, Konya...I have picked up a couple of books that will help me understand more about who Rumi really was. I picked up a few silly souvenirs as well...and some Sufi music...we went to the Mevlani Museum ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool