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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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... I spent the day in trench M, where I worked in my first season. It was nice to be back, but a lot's changed in the trench in the meantime. I was working on some plaster floors, in the NE part of the trench, possibly part of a work-related structure. It took a while to get back into the routine of processes and documentation for this site. It's surprising how quickly it comes back though! I had a happy day, working away independently and getting lots done. Then it ...
... with a holy city. The center clock, as he explained, went backwards, a reference to Rumi, who believed time is an illusion. Celaleddin Rumi, or the Sultan of Rum, was a mystic philosopher in the early 13th century. A student of Islamic theology, Rumi is known for his poetry and religious writing. His son, Sultan Veled, formed the famous whirling dervish brotherhood to honor Rumi after his death. I haven't read ...
... a diversified population after becoming a Roman colony. The city residents would have been composed of the Roman aristocracy, Gentile immigrants from around the empire, and Lycaonian natives. There would also have been a natural cast system with the Roman settlers at the top and the Lycaonian natives at the lower end. In addition, there is no evidence for the establishment of a Jewish presence in Lystra in the 1st century A.D. It appears that the city might have ...
... than before. "Just in time," Dennis said to me as I sat down next to him. He was referring to the bus' engine starting up, but I thought he meant that I had covered myself up just in time, because suddenly I was the only woman on the bus without a headscarf or robe.
Though Turkey is a Muslim country, it is a staunchly secular one. That was one of the founding ideals of Ataturk, and it makes Turkey a fascinating counterexample to the many Islamic states in ...
... t reply she kept nudging me. I got so mad that the next time she nudged me I just turned to her and said WHAT?! Luckily we had just come into ankara so I didn't scream my head off at her, and as everyone was getting off the train, I heard her telling other random people that I wouldn't answer her, they were all telling her that I was foreign but she still kept complaining! Next time I am going business class and having a single seat!
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