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Ankara, the real turkish capitol, First up was the Ataturk Mausoleum, Who is Ataturk you ask? Ataturk is known as the Father of Modern Turkey, following the defeat of the Ottoman empire in WW1, Ataturk picked up the pieces and lead the charge in the Turkish war of Independence, He then became the first Turkish President and shaped what we now call …
... s, plus a uniform/stationary shop. It is also designed very well especially to save resources such as power on heating and cooling, with it's use of concrete everywhere(Concrete absorbs the suns heat and relays it within the building to save on heating costs), windows everywhere to light naturally and rooms with LED or fluorescent lights, it wasn't a cheap construction, I can guarantee that. The school campus also has 2 Basketball courts, 2 Tennis Courts and ...
... where I discovered it in the first place).
Inside the bus station is a semi-circle of desks numbered 1-32 which upon first glance I wonder if they are check-in desks. My bus departs platform 33 but don't find desk 33. Do find the Kamilkoc desk and as I have 30mins to spare wander over just to check that my ticket is OK and that they will drop me off at the TCDD rail station. Without further question the clerk hands me a TRL5 (~£2) note and prints out a new ticket which ...
... school teaching you stick to basic stuff all the time. Yes, there are the challenges of making everything fun and exciting to keep them concentrating, but in terms of reflecting my own creative input, I don't think I can do it. This turned into a fairly big lifechanging moment for me.
Luckily, the fun I had at school didn't allow me to think about this too long. I had a great time working with the other adults, and formed relationships (albeit fleeting ones) ...
... for some reason unknown to me. I then found two cheap hotels but by some kind of annoying coincidence they looked to be very close to the train station where I had arrived a hour or so ago, I would never have known this however so there was no point in getting annoyed. Another metro trip and a bit of a walk and I was getting too annoyed looking for the hotel so I walked into the first one I saw and bargained a room down from 70 to 50 Lira (about £17) this ...