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... control people were sitting with a laptop laboriously entering the details of everyone's passport and then questioning them about where they were going. Like, was I going to North or South Britain???? Now there were at least 8 carraiges with 12 compartments in each and 4 people to a compartment (and it was pretty full) that made nearly 400 people to be processed. Then they came through the train checking everyone's luggage and then once again checking that every ...
... fetching burnt semi circle at the back of my neck, and my shoulders are looking a little pink. Still, could be worse, and at least I've learnt my lesson on the first day. No more burn for me.
I met some other parents and kids who attend the same school, and was invited to a coffee morning for spouses of Embassy workers and their children on Thursday morning. Thanks very much, making friends already.
... monarchy. After WWI, when the Allies partitioned the lands of the former Ottoman Empire, he worked for establishment of a Turkish Republic and headed the War of Independence. He's revered and, for a Muslem country, somewhat deified. He was given the honorific of Atatürk ('father of the Turks) by the Turkish parliament. There are statues and photos of him everywhere in Turkey. It is somewhat anachronistic though that a man who emphasized the secular aspect of the ...
... NGO's because the mobilization of urban women in agriculture was once again highlighted as a huge issue. I'm starting to think that this will be my topic of research for one of our term papers.
The rest of the week we've just been exploring campus and the areas around campus. We found a mall near campus that has a much better grocery store, where we stocked up on cherries and some wine. During the week we've ...
... probably one of the most amazing opportunities I've ever had in my life.
Today we visited Atatürk Mausoleum, the burial site of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of Turkey. The site was beautiful, it took us a few hours to explore the entire thing. I'll post a few pictures so you can see for yourself!
Update more soon, I hope everyone's doing well!
PS: I added more Germany pictures to my second entry!