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... prior to our departure. (Actually, there's no further need to refer to weather in this; there hasn't been a cloud since Istanbul, and temperatures consistently reach the mid-30s by midday. Any variation will certainly be newsworthy.)
To describe me as excited at the station would be rather an understatement. The following 1/3 of a week, and over 2000 kilometres, would dampen my ardour somewhat (more understatement).
Eleven of us ...
... was a British Airways 747 directly behind us. We had to laugh! Here were the two extremes at the airport both getting ready to depart: the smallest and the largest planes together. Needless to say I expeditiously completed the run-up and off we went. Our departure took us closer to downtown Kuwait City and indeed the skyline was more impressive that the suburb near the airport that was our only impression of the country. Still, everything was behind a sandy haze and ...
... we were shifted to another which just happens to be a suite.We
have learned this morning that the govt was considering closing down the Internet to foil protest organisers but have opted to slow down the net only so,as not to disrupt business. The general population seems to be carrying on with normal life
So if we don't post a blog it will be because the govt has closed the Internet.
... we can give the proper respect and honour is still goes on as I travel through middle of Turkey on my long journey way back home.
Finally, thank you Buwa for your donation pledge. For all my friends and family in Kathmandu who'd like to donate but are unable to do so as international on line payment isn't possible. Please email me or send me a message with your pledge amount. I will find a way for you to give it or collected.
Thank you & goodnight from Ankara.
... could walk for food and were told that we couldn't walk because we would be attacked by wild dogs. While there are out there, it wasn't bad. We went to a Turkish restaurant for lunch and was greeted by a waiter that was so happy to have us there he gave us free traditional appetizers and desserts. For dinner we found our way to the student union and ate there. Now we're back at the hotel and classes start at 9:30 tomorrow! ...