Travel Blogs from Samsun
... the mechanic said everything was okay and took first tee times. Then he removed the tire and took it away and after an hour he came back. He immediately began to assemble, but I quickly realized that what was wrong. Here is the list of what the mechanic has it all wrong:
1st - Wrong profile. It was a road tire, but I need something for gravel roads and sand.
2nd - Wrong dimensions. He has to put up a small tire. ...
... we crossed before). Locals told us that the East was Turkey’s less developed part, but still we saw constructions everywhere, people dressed modernly, nice cars, shopping malls… We were also impressed by how Turkish were proud of the flag (we could see one flags every 20 seconds during the bus ride), their country, and Kemal Ataturk, who founded the Republic of Turkey in 1922 (I don’t remember seeing ...
... scolded at me - some gestured "No". I was disappointed but I understand. I think they are too conservative. The ladies were giving me the eyes up and down on me, I had to ignore them. Maybe they didn't like the tourists or "Americans". If they think I'm American, how do I tell them I am not American? Difficult answer to the question I think even its only plain and simple. And of course no I am not gonna wear koala suit!!
I had to steal some photographs during my walk. ...
... car and flagged down a taxi to take us to the airport.
I have checked my credit card statement to see if we are being charged for a missing car but there is nothing yet, not even the main charge for the car. Who knows, maybe the car
is still waiting there, gathering dust, with the keys in the glove compartment.
As we enjoyed the short flight back to Instanbul, we ...
... but this fellow really tries. We "talk" about family (his sons have gone seeking work elsewhere), work... he has a body shop and shows me the totaled cars that he's salvaging, listing how many people died in each one...
Quite pleased to have my first "interesting encounter" with a stranger here in Samsun...
It's getting late when I get back to the city center, but I decide to go ahead and try for one more town ...
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