Otel Le Grand
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... each morning,
for I am trusting you.
Show me where to walk,
for I give myself to you.
So as I sit and wonder, I realize that even as a drop in the ocean, the Lord looks upon me and that there is a greater plan at work that has been set in motion and the Lord is in the process of revealing it. I find myself in awe knowing that I don't have to know what comes next. And even if that plan looks nothing like what I would choose, I must seek the Lord and ...
... more houses, shops, and other buildings in the vicinity.
HOME SWEET HOME!...
Tarsus is mentioned in the Bible on several accounts but most notably as the birthplace of the Apostle Paul (as called Saul). Paul was born in Tarsus in c. 5-10 A.D. under the reign of Augustus Caesar when the Stoic philosopher Athenodorus, son of Sandon, was governor of Cilicia. Historically, many Jews migrated to the region of Cilicia and the ...
... to take a shortcut east on Gerdibi Koyu Yolu road to Yagbasan and then Kabasakal. After coming to Sivisli after the 35km stretch of dirt before it had finally turned into tarmac again - but this shortcut sent me through more dirt with more puddles the width of the road. I had begun to develop some confidence now but at the same time I was aware I needed to make headway if I was to get to Adana before dark. Seeing a sign in Yagbasan ...
... convinced it will find it's destination.
Steep climb up the hill the way I've just come and stop to buy a loaf of bread, cheese and crisps for dinner on the overnight train. There are three types of "Dairylea" on offer in the fridge and not knowing which is best pull all three out and place them on a counter and ask a fellow shopper which is best. She gives the thumbs up to one which I take.
Arrive station an hour before departure and ...
... Not a tourist town so not alot to see. A BIG mosque, a Roman stone bridge and not much else. But seen them, walked the riverbank, bit of the market thats open and rested. Street food really cheap so fattening up.
Not alot of English spoken so a bit harder to get around. Managing though as it's all pretty tame after Africa. The price is the price. There is no need to bargain and they don't seem to want to take advantage of you and overcharge.