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... favorite site was the amphitheater. We were sitting near the top and the voices of the people talking on the stage below could be heard easily. It had really good acoustics. Then we left for one of our more relaxing stops, Citak Beach. The beach is a short drive from Ephesus. We parked nearby and took off our shoes and went for a walk. After many pictures we all gathered at a small restaurant on the beach to watch the sunset. The best part of ...
... me as I was to learn, so she was thrilled that I wanted to take pictures/video during the entire process. However, I am NOT allowed to put them on Facebook - I guess some of the photos may be embarrassing. ;)
I learned how to make the dough, roll it out using an oklava (a long rolling pin), make the filling (meat, spices, and a few veggies), form the mini dumplings, cook the dumplings, throw together the sauces, and serve the ...
... just shrugged and walked past us. We decided to get into the campus and hope for a directory display or someone who spoke English.
Every young woman in the campus looked like Tatev (we were hoping to actually meet her and give the book in person) until she got closer. But wait, did we remember to bring the book with us to Izmir? We were staying in Selcuk and were on a day trip to Izmir which was an hour away by train. Of course, we did bring the book with us! ...
We had been bumming around Istanbul for 2 weeks and it was definitely time to leave now. Despite being there so long we had still not managed to organise ourselves some bus tickets outof there - a testament to the Olympic-scale debauchery and procrastination we had indulged in in the last fortnight.
We shopped around in a few bus stations and found out that there was a perfect bus leaving in 1 hour. ...
... which is clear at first, but when you add water and ice to it, it goes a cloudy murky white. At first I wasn't a big fan, but with some nice cheese, it went down quite smooth. At one point of the evening, I went up to the dance floor to watch some of the dancing up close. Now for me it wasn't too much of a shock, being Armenian, I have seen old traditional dances like this before. Ceyda and her friends were trying to get me to try it ...