Category Archives: Turkey

In Artemis’ Wake

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 In Selcuk, Turkey The Nazhan Hotel where I am staying is around the corner and down the block from the Isa Bey Mosque, steps away from the entrance to the ruins of St. John’s Basilica, and … Continue reading

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In the Beginning of Culture

Sunday, September 22, 2013 or Someday, ~9013 BC Catalhuyuk, Turkey Outside of Konya is a Neolithic settlement that is perhaps the oldest and earliest found to date of its kind. It is one of those places that is necessitating reevaluating … Continue reading

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In Rumi’s Wake

September 21, 2013 Notes from Konya: Sema (the whirling Dervish ceremony) on Saturday night, full moon, fall equinox. Unfortunately I was very tired and not quite as present as I would have liked. Prior to attending I circumambulated the huge … Continue reading

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