Month: November 2016

Konya – The City of Rumi

Rumi was a muslim, a Muhammadi , a preacher of the word of Muhammad Pbuh. 2 hours from Ankara there is his city; Konya where he lived for the most part of his life and died eventually in the year 1273 AD. I woke up in the morning at around 7am in my hostel in the hub of the Ankara city having reached there the previous night , had my chaye which was on the house and had some biscuits and was on my way to take a train to Konya. This train goes at 300km/hr , cool right . Having had the amazing view of countryside , rainy weather and the excitement of visiting the shrine of the Mevlana . I certainly had a great time in the train. Reached there around 11am. Apparently Konya is a middle class city , and well apart from the tomb of the majestic saint , which is the hub of every errand that g...