Blue mosque, Mazar-i-Sharif- - I could pretend and play like the great-traveler or a connection to one. The truth is : I'm aware of these places due to the skillful artistry and tender-heartedness of Gregory David Roberts. author of the infamous, and life-changing novel he wrote called "Shantaram." He opened my mind up like a flower.
Tomb of the apostle Philip, located amid the remains of a fourth or fifth century church at Hierapolis, one of the most significant Christian sites in Turkey. Philip was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Philip was tested by Jesus about how to feed 5,000 people (John 6:4-7), and he was approached by Greeks who wanted to see Jesus (John 12:20-21).
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS)