Project 365: Day 214 – Stairway to heaven


31st January 2015 – Bursa, Turkey

The night is falling, and the tea glasses are gathering steam
The wind howls on me like I scorned in fret.
In the midst of this esoteric part of Turkey,
I found a stairway to heaven, in a crowded market.
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The stairway to heaven – Bursa, Turkey

Yeayy, finally we went to Bursa today, after nearly 5 days of staying lazy in Gorukle.
We were supposed to go the Grand mosque, but as luck would have it – or rather our hunger pangs would have it – we ended up hanging around the Koza Han.
Koza han was formerly a silk market. Or wait, it still is, but it has also given ways to planty of cafes and even a small mosque in the middle of it. We hung out over some Turkish Tea, and then tried to have an authentic Bursa kebab. Ended up getting ripped off, by getting a Bursa kabob plate for 25 Liras. Cheeky trick by the shop: when we asked for the menu, they said there was no menu!
The rest of the night was spent clicking around the centre of the Koza Han, where a small little ladder way led to a little mosque.

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About Abhi Surendran

Abhi quit his corporate job, and decided to immerse himself in travels, photography, occasional periods of bankruptcy, and copious amounts of insanity. He is currently working on a book of his experiences, and a dream road trip through South Asia. Both in a haphazard fashion. He blogs at Iamnothome and you can also catch him at times on Facebook and twitter.

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