Monthly Archives: November 2014

Summary of walks-Turkey

Travel is more than the seeing of sights It is a change That goes on, Deep and permanent, in the ideas of living Miriam Beard Many interesting histories came alive in these walks From the medical perspective As I walked … Continue reading

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A case of courtsey..Afriqiyah Istanbul

The Afriqiyah airways manager at Istanbul follows his immigration related duties more zeolously than the authorized persons in Mitiga airport of Tripoli. Many foreigners with valid visas stamped by government agencies are stopped from boarding by this gentleman, who does … Continue reading

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Archeology museum Istanbul-Every object has a story

Walking down towards Gulhane park from the garden between Topkapi palace and Hagia Irene, the archeology museum of Istanbul has some of the richest collections of artifacts in the world. EVERY OBJECT HAS A STORY The Royal Ontario Museum centennial … Continue reading

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Hagia Sophia

The gardens,columns, arches and mosaics speak across millenia. The spirit of places like Hagia Sophia is difficult to convey in words. The walk up the ramp which has stones of antiquity was a reminder of the shortness of human physicak … Continue reading

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Bosphorus cruise

Understanding the connections between sea of Marmara, Bosphorus, Black sea and Byzantine, Ottomans, modern times whole cruising through this marvellous natural wonder Continue reading

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Mevlana Walks-Konya..A lesson on Mentorship

The relation between Shams of Tibriz and Jalaluddin, the scholar -legal expert who turned into a mystic after contact with Shams is one of the great mentorship stories. Many come to pay their homage to Jalalaluddin, whom the name Rumi … Continue reading

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Sultanahmet walks

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