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... a balmy 60 degrees these days. I'll have to remember to wear my heavy sweater when I get on the plane to come home (and I can probably count the number of times I've ever said that on one hand).
For the next couple of days, I'm sticking around Istanbul enjoying some of the sights I've wanted to see (unrelated to work, of course!) and finishing up some souvenir shopping :).
(Again, sorry, the photo function seems to not be working; I'll have to try again later :( )
... we bump and rattle over them. The roads are deserted. We are heading for the secluded beach area where we stayed a couple of nights ago. When we got there the waves are massive and are washing up quite close to where we hap previously parked. We thought we should park quite a bit further back. It wasn't long before the sun was setting, no more rain just blustery wind. No Photos today! ...
... m afraid. As the week went along, gradually we got more confident hearing and trying out Turkish greetings; "Merhaba" (hello), "Günaydm" (good morning), "Teşekkür lar" (thank-you) and "Kolay gelsin," (may your work be easy).
Volunteer work in another country and in another culture is never easy and I have to admit on several occasions, in the middle of the night, I wished only for a mattress. However, the rewards of these ...
... Daghan inside the remnants of the old church as he explained to us its history while we looked all around. It was erected after an earthquake in 1065 AD replacing an earlier version of it. Interesting facts however, there wasn’t very much to see inside the ancient structure except its walls which were still standing along with its roof, this latter probably having been replaced recently!
... at the first hotel whose room didn't utterly disappoint us, the Berlin Hotel. We sort of didn't notice, until it was too late, that the bathroom was on a raised pedestal and completely enclosed in frosted glass. You could pretty much watch the bathroom as if it were a television. None of us were particularly happy about that, but fortunately there was another toilet in a room with actual walls and an actual door just down the hall, which we used for all our ... business.
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Masukiye Beldesi Kartepe Mevkii, Kartepe | 4 star hotelfrom $95