Sumahan on the Water
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"Café sous les arbres"
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... time to shoot as much as we could. Around 8:15 we noticed people heading to the side of the building, so naturally we had to check out what was going on. Good thing to because those terrible tourists were already lining up to get inside. There were probably 150-200 scumbags in front of us already. At least 175 were Asian girls doing selfies because they were wearing scarves. Seriously? This isn't a catwalk. After the fashion show we were inside pretty ...
... a bus and a dolmus and finally a taxi! Oh well now we know how to get home. (I am writing this at a cafe near our apartment. I usually just get tea or water. I was almost ready to leave and they came over with a plate of small desserts and a lemonade drink! I smiled and accepted gratefully. I am not even hungry but I have to eat it. Yikes! but so kind. They were both so happy to do it.)
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... later. Feels like I am back in Iran again, totally pampered, refreshed and connecting with this lovely people brings a huge smile to my face and heart. Goddafes sweet lady and family!
Failing brakes problem
Leaving Cappadocia behind, I slowly make my way to Ankara to meet up with Elif again. My Turkish friend whom I did the Ayurvedic course with in India. Stopping in nature for the evening with great sunset, I find out the next morning my brakes ...