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... no X, Q, or W. Their grammar rules are similar to Japanese and Turkish people find Japanese easy to learn. Basic English is taught in schools but it is not enough to get by on.
They refer to people with eyes different to brown or black as "colourful eyes"
The place we are staying is Canakkale pronounced Chan-ar-kalee
Our tour guide is Kaan and our driver is Jamal
We were given gifts from Kaan of welcome boxes with Turkish delight, pomegranate tea ...
... of the Republic of Turkey.
... the day for the Champions league final between the two Madrid main teams, I'd thought that everyone at the hotel would be watching, but no, I was the only one at the hotel pub, in fact I was keeping the bar tender up. A good game that should have been won by Atletico, they were ahead in the 92nd minute, but luck was on Real's side they tied the game in extension time, and went on to win the Orejona ...
... in the wrong place and without leaving the shade one of the police simply blew his whistle while the driver acted frustrated. TJ told me that 150 NZers and Aussies visit Gallipoli each day, and 3 to 5000 Turks would come each day. We are out numbered in much the same proportions as in August 1915. My photo of the chaos of buses on the road does not show the true situation. I could not get a decent shot because I spent my time avoiding buses, and then our car turned up ...
... before the Turks won it back. Lots of NZ lives were lost in that battle, including Malone. In the ceremony someone read out Malone's last letter to his wife before the battle, it was so sad! The Governor General also spoke in the service and even popped back up on stage as the important people were leaving to say a few more impromptu words, it was really nice and well said. After the service we took some photos with the New Zealand memorial then headed back to the ...
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Cumhuriyet Meydani No:59 Canakkale Merkez, Canakkale | Hostelfrom $26