Orka Royal Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
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... in Goreme, Max recognized it from being here a few weeks ago with his parents. In fact he got us back to the hotel after wandering around town for a time. He knows his way around the hotel better than we do. I am also impressed with his knowledge of Turkey too. We were talking to a girl in the airport who was going to University in Istanbul. She asked where Angie taught and of course I couldn't remember so ...
... Resurrection or Christian Baptism. Paul sent Prisca (Priscilla) and Aquila, his helpers from Corinth, ahead of him to help pave the way for Christian beginnings in Ephesus. He arrived himself around 52 AD and stayed for 2 1⁄2 years. Another coworker, Apollos also helped the Christian communities in both Ephesus and Corinth. Paul used Ephesus as a base for much of his ministry in Western Asia Minor ...
... two Arabic inscriptions: first, summarizes the faith in Islam (unity of God and messengership of Muhammad) and the second, explains the purpose of the building. Inside the mosques is the Mihrab (niche) made of marble to reflect the voice of the iman (prayer leader) and which points to the Mecca which is the reference point for all Muslims around the world during ritual prayers. Then there is the Minber which looks like a tall staircase, but is a ...
... dinner, and insisted that he allow me to by his for all he had done. He actually did the ordering. He then told me that he had ordered me a 'traditional' Turkish drink,....consisting of YOGURT, mixed with water. It all comes nicely together in a large cup that looks like a Yogurt cup. You shake it,....then open and drink. OMG,...it...was....awful! It wasn't sweet at all. Now, as you well know, I can't even drink ...
... piece seem relevant and profound. Sadly, the Modern's curators seem uncomfortable with the idea that genius needs no explanation. More generously, I got the sense that the Modern feels it needs to defend its art, and "create" meaning in words and explanations. The theme of being misunderstood and stifled by the Turkish establishment was maddeningly prevalent. I appreciate that, but isn't that the one timeless commonality in art and genius? Go for the art, ignore the ...