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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 ...
Today we started our journey south to Konya, and eventually back to Istanbul. After the dramatic countryside around Goreme, it was a change to travel through endless flat grasslands as far as we could see. In this steppe country there are grain crops and every now and the cattle or sheep with their herder. The scenery didn't change for over the 250 or so kilometres, but I quite like seeing ...
... is situated on the Mediterranean sea and we hope to have a couple of drinks at outside cafe/bar consuming bread and a couple of glasses of wine. Total distance covered today was approx 340kms and we travelled over Turkey's highest mountains before descending down to the Mediterranean coast. We finally arrived at the hotel and it was amazing a two roomed room two showers, two toilets, spa balcony and the bar is on the top floor with the most amazing ...
... who unfortunately didn't speak English so let us visit the site on our own), just that nobody knows about it and we were the only visitors.
It is an excavation of a 9000 years old village, where they have been building on the remains of the former buildings. So in total, the researchers have discovered up to 12 layers of houses, dated over a period of 1500 years. Nice small museum, some information on site, perfect for a not ...
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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