TravelPod Member ReviewsUlusan Hotel Meram
in the old town close to everything and a lot of help from the owner to find a doctor, a restaurant and the place where the whirling dervishes were performing
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... 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 ...
... But the city divided and some went with the jews and others with us, and then a mob of Gentiles and Jews and started to Attack and Stone us and then from there we fled from the country going to Lycaonia, and Derbe also Lystra and preached the word of the lord ...
... out there. Sister Kathryn may have a better idea after her year living in China.
Today we left Goreme, we said goodbye to Darlene and Kurt, they will be missed. We drove to the village of Belisirma which is in the Valley of Ihlara. It was a really old village with lots of old mud brick houses. The walk through the Valley was beautiful and green and the mountain walls were home to many churches and I guess rock caves & ...
... country towns better. The hotel isn’t terribly exciting. It’s downtown across from the biggest shopping mall in all of Konya, but I am looking at a huge full (or almost full) moon out window as I type this. There are definitely worse things.
Since today was so incredibly boring (compared to the other days), and I don’t want to re-bore myself, I won’t give you the daily play by play. Instead ...
... meandered into Belisirma to have lunch at the Aslan Restaurant 'over the water', a superb setting. The set meal included soup, salad and a main course [I chose the spicy adana kebab]. An Efes washed it all down. Little sparrows wanted the bread. Robert told a joke! The rain came again, prompting the staff to commence a commando operation re plates and utensils not under cover. Inside the main building 'on land' chatted about travel ...
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