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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Rumi Konya
A very nice spacious hotel. Very friendly helpful staff. And a great breakfast.
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... an art gallery before heading to a pottery shop. It was a little bit strange to be out and about during the day since it is currently Ramadan (or Ramazan) as they call it here). But all of the shop owners were very accommodating to us foreigners.
For lunch we headed back into Konya proper to a restaurant which served the local delicacy of Etli Ekmek or flatbread pizza. It was delicious. My favorite was the type that had lamb ...
... during the Seljuk period so noble residents could easily watch the city below from their palace. Almost nothing remained of the palace and the hill now serves as the central park, which is a quite pleasant and shady one.
The Mevlâna Museum, ...
... before the Pergamene kingdom was bequeathed to Rome. Some ancient sources speak of Iconium as part of Phrygia until the Roman period (e.g. Xenophon), while other sources (e.g. Cicero, Strabo, Pliny) refer to Iconium as part of Lycaonia.
During the Roman period, Iconium was one of the chief cities in the southern part of Galatia and might have been part of the Phyrgian region as well at times. Being at a major crossroad with the King's Road and being in the ...
... the teachings of an individual (not referring to Jesus or apostolic examples in Scripture), they find themselves with divided loyalties. They cannot be both loyal to Scripture (in the absolute sense) AND loyal to the Christian leader because no person can have two masters. The only option to hold both at the same time is to let the leader's view of Scripture become our view. But as a consequence from that decision, we no longer are loyal to Scripture. It is a ...
... reckoned this was worthy of deep respect, if not a medal.
After the mountains, we hit the plain, where they grow sugar beet.
Osman was right. It was flat and bursting with nothing.
Konya was the next stop, where we had lunch. I have no idea what some of the dishes were, but I am learning what to avoid. On the 'not needed on voyage' list are all the puddings, as they are unbelievably sweet, stodgy or sappy and pretty tasteless.
Ikonium was one ...