Travel Blogs from Meram
We left Göreme after a nice breakfast and drove to Konya.
Konya is a big town and our way to the hotel was somewhat painful for both the driver and the navigator. It´s not easy to find your way through the narrow streets when your hotel is so close to the bazaar. But we managed.
Brian and Jane went to get a doctor for Jane´s ear and Hasse and I visited the bazaar.
The train ride from Istanbul to Konya was both comfortable and scenic. Worth more than the 63 YTL I paid for my ticket. Hotel Ulusan is also worth more than it's nightly price: 30 YTL. It's cosy and very clean. 2 out of 3 women that I have seen in Konya wear headscarves. The islamic beard is also worn far above the national average. The city is …
Konya was another one-night stop on our way to the central region of Turkey. Although it wasn't planned when we set out on this trip, it turned out to be a great place to spend the night. A little history for you - Celaleddin Rumi was one of the world's leading mystic philosophers and his poetry and religious writings are among the most respected …
... 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 ...
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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Other places to stay in Meram
Yeni Meram Yolu No:2 Meram Merkez, Meram | Hotelfrom $75