City by night

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of course the Turkish flag was every where
When we arrived to Konya it was already late, and of course because of the late autumn period the sun was setting very early. So after a quick shower and not that quick dinner we decided to explore some Konya world without our guide and the rest of our trip. We went girl squad- finally the group is starting to become aquainted with eachother - the 6 of us decided not to waste time and went for a walk.
When we arrived to Konya by bus we saw some nice building, that was definetely something important so we decided to see it on our own once again. On our way we were passing near a muslim cemetery, amazing thing about it- the writing is on the back of the headstone, so you can see it standing behind the grave. Of course we were nearly attacked by a pack of hounds, luckily the gate stopped them.
The view on mosque from our hotel room indicate that tomorrow the wake up call will be early

My trace knowledge of Turkish allowed me to read that "Konya Buyuksehir Belediyesi Melvana Kultur Merkezi" is a city center of dervis' culture. The building was extraordinary, all marble, with an outdoor amphitheatre, and sort of mosque- it wasn't exactly mosque it was a place whith the carpet where muslims (men and women) could pray. There was even a fountain so they could wash their legs etc. Of course we, barbarians from Europe didn't know that was the place, and we almost crammed our asses there, of course. But, luckily, in the last moment we recognized the place, so nothing happened.
We didn't know the city very well and it was getting kinda late, so we just walked back to the hotel. The Turkish version of "We've got talent" was on the TV, so of course I couldn't stop myself from watching.
sylviandavid says:
Wow... the pack of dogs sounds scarey!.... I enjoyed this blog.....
Posted on: Dec 20, 2009
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Konya Hotels & Accommodations review
Good hotel with it's unique style
In my opinion Balikcilar Hotel in Konya is the best place for the people who like spend time in active way like sightseeing and being on the move, and… read entire review
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