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... that it point straight down and is made of bamboo. It produces of the most soothing and organic sounds I can think of. Anyone interested in listening to it, check out this video, by a famous (and personal favorite) Turkish multi-instrumentalist Erkan Oğur: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y1S2WoC 1Pk
After the dance, everyone prays, and when in Rome, right? So it was there I performed my first Muslim-style prayer. ...
... and just as many people here have iphones as they do in Madison. I say these things because I have no idea what image is conjured in the minds of those whose thought graces over the place. It's not a camel-ridden backwater of a place, that's for sure. Right now the winter is in full swing, and were it not for the language and quite audible call to prayer I imagine I could easily walk out the door and mistake it for a French or Italian ...
... don't really care what they come out of it with, but here is a person who is essentially pleading with me to help them along to a better place. Failure is not an option, part of the reason someone might sink or swim is on my shoulders. And I'll tell you, I damn near teared up when I took that to heart. In that moment I realized that this isn't just a job, it's more than the activities we do, it's more than photocopying ...
... and that counts for something.
Student reactions can be interesting to read. Sundays are absolutely dreadful for me, my first 4 and half hour lesson consists of 17 students who couldn't care less about learning English it seems. It's early on a Sunday, and everybody is tired, I get that. Initially, I thought that they just didn't dig my teaching style, or weren't comfortable with me personally, which would have been fine. But every time I stepped out of ...
... with very few other tourists, so the
opportunities for unobstructed photos was great.
After visiting the museum near the site, we walked back down to the village
and had a good Turkish meal at a small cafe run by a family. The
husband sat with us after our meal and chatted about life in the
community, Turkey, and tourism. They have not had huge benefits from
tourism in the town, as most visitors come on tour buses and are only