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... have been overturned, but that quickly turned to the simplicity of the young. The first group of kids just wanted to be helpful. The second group just wanted to, what, tell the wind not to litter? They found the most simplistic activity fascinating.
Later we were stopped by two boys around ten years old with a camera. They asked if we spoke English and then they wanted to interview us. It was homework for school. ...
... to worry. I decided to show up to his house with a gift or two, so I went to the market with scratch to spare.
Beneath the glorious pillars and towers and temples (I admired Jupiter's temple the most) lay the little shops. I took the same road everyday to the marketplace. It wasn't like the towers, but it was a place I knew well. There there were all sorts of fellas were sellin' all sorts of goods. There were bakers, jewlers, stone cutters and goldsmiths. It ...
... of pita bread and now that I was in Adana - the famous Adana Kebab which is made with minced lamb. Another local speciality is the Soslu Durum which is served in lavash, a bread similar to pita. Adana is really not a very attractive city, I have to say. Apart from having Turkey's largest mosque which is quite impressive, there's not much here to attract tourism. I'm not sure if a kebab can attract tourists when it's available on most street corners from Germany ...
... gobbledygook! I wasn't going to tell her!
I wandered the town, markets and some sights. An hour in the museum where the security guard took a fancy to me and followed me around.
I then said my farewells to to the Ates family and boarded a bus bound for Aleppo, Syria.
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