Saturday, May 7, 2011

Turkey - Patmos - Greece

Turkey - Patmos - Greece

by Darmansjah Godjali

Monday, July 25, 2011: Jakarta - Istanbul

Soekarno - Hatto International Airport

On the appointed day gathered at Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Terminal 2 of departure for start the journey to Istanbul

Attartruk International Airport

Tuesday, July 26, 2011: Arrive in Istanbul (LD)

Today arrived in Attarturk International Airport and completed the immigration process oriented around Istanbul starts by visiting the Blue Mosque which is a symbol of Istanbul. Hippodrome Square,Sophia Hague which is the largest church in his day. Before dinner you will be invited to visit Grand Bazzar to buy souvenirs of Turkey. And Overnight in Istanbul.

blue mosque
Hippodrome Square
Sophia Hague 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011: Istanbul - Kayseri by domestic flight - Cappadocia 

After breakfast, headed Topkaki Palace complex which is the official royal palace of the sultanate Ottoman where you can also see historic and interesting relic of the Ottoman empire this. After Lunch and you are invited to the airport for a flight to the city of Kayseri. Arrive in Kayseri continue the journey to Cappadocia for overnight and stay in simple hotels (and certainly not a five star hotel).
Topkaki Palace
 the city of Kayseri

Thursday, July 28, 2011: Cappadocia - Full Day Tours | City Tour

Full Day Tour Cappadocia is famous for its unique natural landscape that formed very naturally from the combination of wind and the passage of time hundreds of hundred years, the Water the sunlight,buffeted by gusts of rain and snow storms and even from parts of Europe. Starting with the visiting Underground City of Kaymakli which is the hiding place the first Christians to simply survive and Goreme Open Air Museum. Do not miss or stop for a moment just took in the Valley of Birds and also under the feet of Uchisar Castle. By late afternoon we visit Avanos Village to see the ways making of the original carpet from Turkey is already very famous and legendary.

City of Kaymakli
Goreme Open Air Museum
the Valley of Birds
 Avanos Villas

Uchisar Castle

Friday, July 29, 2011: Cappadocia - Konya - Pamukkale
After a while satisfy themselves with the nuances of Cappadocia and left it where we are directed towards Pamukkale with a stop for a moment in the city of Konya to visit the ancient times Sultanhani Caravannserai is a hotel for the traders on the Silk Road era. Next to continue the journey to Pamukkale formerly known by the name Heierapolis to visit the Church of St. Paul and also enjoy the beauty of the swimming-pool with a layer of chalk that namely Cotton Castle. And Overnight in dim night of this region.

the city of Konya
Sultanhani Caravannserai
the Church of St. Paul

Saturday, July 30, 2011: Pamukkale - Effesus - Kusadasi

Leaving Pamukkale with a stop at Ephesus for oriented around the city of Effesus to see Library of Celsius, The Grand Theatre, Hadrian Temple, Marble Street and Church Effesus (Rev.2:1-7) and the House of Virgin Mary on top of the mountain Coressos. After the noon meal awaits to continue the journey to the port town of Kusadasi to spend the night.

the House of Virgin Mary
the city of Effesus
Library of Celsius,

The Grand Theatre,
Hadrian Temple

marble street

church effesus

the mountain Coressos
the port town of Kusadasi
Today Sunday, July 31, 2011: Kusadasi - Patmos - Athens

In fact the continuation of this journey by using the Ferry to cross the flow of Kusadasi, Turkey towards Patmos where St John is written in the new agreement, mentioned perception of  Saint John about the end times (Revelation 3: 6-15). 


On Patmos can ilihat Apocalypse of John the Theologian, a cave where St. John wrote the books of his book and also Monastery of Ionanni tou built Theologou around year 1088 that many stores the history of this island of Patmos. While continuing to travel and overnight on the ferry, can also look to the elegance  of  the sea at night.

Monday, August 1, 2011: Athens - Korintius - Athens

Continuing on morning after dining with orientation around the city of Athens to visit or pass through Temple of Olympian Zeus which is the largest temple ruins found in Athens. Hadrian's Arch, Acropolis complex that is very famous in the world with the Parthenon, Ancient Agora, the Olympic Stadium a stadium that has been used in past Olympics and Tea Flea Market Area. Constitution Square, House of Parliament. After lunch back to leave Athens to Corinth where St. Paul had visited this city during his ministry (1 Corinthians 1-7). Re-oriented in Corinthians by visiting the Temple of Apollo, 
Trojan Basilica, Lower Peirene Fountain and  Latine Public also . And back to Athens to spend the night off fatigue with this Greek city.

the city of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus 
Hadrian's Arch 
Acropolis complex  
the Parthenon, Ancient Agora 
the Olympic Stadium 
TheFlea Market Area 
Constitution Square 
House of Parliament. 
the Temple of Apollo

Forum Stoa
Trojan Basilica
Lower Peirene Fountain

Tuesday, August 2, 2011: Athens - Delphi - Kalambaka

After finishing breakfast followed by a trip to Old Town Complex Delphi is a beautiful old town and is located just outside of Athens to visit the Temple of Apollo, The Treasury of the Athens and The Altar of The Chians. Do not forget to also visit The Stoics of Athenias, The Theatre of The Sanctuary, The Castakia Spring, The Tholos
and The Polygonal Wall. Followed then by road to Kalambaka, located deep in the foothills of Mount Meteora for overnight.

Old Town Complex Delphi
The Altar of The Chians

The Stoics of Athenias
The Theatre of The Sanctuary

The Tholos

The Polygonal Wall.

Mount Meteora
Wednesday, August 3, 2011: Kalambaka - Meteora - Thessalonica

The morning before re-tracing the journey sepengal and oriented in the famous Meteora many churches and is usually located on mountain peaks and coral like VarlaamMonastery and  St.Stephen Monastery is famous for its collection of unique paintings and icons. Do not forget to visit Veria or Berea (Acts 17:10) where the pulpit of St. Paul moved to Athens. Leaving Kalambaka towards Thessalonica with a stopover in Philippi which is the first Christian church in Europe. City Tour in town Thessalonica by visiting the Museum to see relics of the city Salonika. City Wall, the Palace of Galeriusin Nvarine Square, Rome market remaining, the White Tower, Church of St.George, St. Demetrius and the Monastery of Valtadon with the Church of St. Paul in which Saint Paul has taught here. Then spend the night in Thessalonica.

the famous Meteora
Varlaam  Monastery
St.Stephen Monastery  
the city Salonika
City Wall
the Palace of Galeriusin Nvarine Square
Rome market remaining
the White Tower
Church of St.George
St. Demetrius 
the Monastery of Valtadon with the Church of St. Paul

Thursday, August 4, 2011: Thessalonica - Kavala
 Today continued the journey towards Kavala where be found Garnisum central city of Rome and is included in the province of Macedonia, where here you can see the prison where the Apostle Paul and Silas detained. In Kavala is the place where Apostle Paul preached the gospel to a woman named Lydia. Overnight in Kavala.

the place where Apostle Paul

Friday, August 5, 2011: Kavala - Ipsala - Istanbul

Continuing the journey to the city Ipsala which is a border town between Greek State and the State Turkey. Arriving at the border and immigration process is complete continue the journey to the capital of Turkey is Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

the city Ipsala
Saturday, August 6, 2011: Istanbul - Jakarta

Before leaving the city very beautiful in these parts of the two continents is Istanbul with its sights are well maintained by local government and its citizens a sense of affection that helped maintain Turkey Herritage historical relics of the past-this is what helped to preserve the brilliance of Turkey as destination or a tourist destination that is not to be missed by the clean streets organized with great both Turkish citizens and discipline to keep it clean look with crossing the Bosphorus Strait that became icons of this city also can be sailed with a Bosphorus Cruise to see and drink Different views of both sides of the continents of Asia and Europe. After lunch return to  Attarturk International Airport  flying back to Jakarta fug back on routines with which traffic jam. waiting. Jakarta I'm back, and who ordered arrived in Jakarta?

The Bosphorus Straait
Istanbul at night

Dolmabache Palace interior

Sunday, August 6, 2011: Jakarta, I'm back!

Today is the last day in glory civilization across the nation who give lessons, so if the tour and at the same time demand by various nations to see and watch charm packet flow in the history of world civilization. A million memories that will not be forgotten by hope that what has and has gained during this trip will strengthen our faith.

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