Claros Carpe Diem Ozdere
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... or second hand white goods. We reached the top of the hill which gave us wonderful views over Izmir and the sea. We walked down the windy roads into what seemed to be the expensive shopping area, we walked to konak pier and ate lunch there before continuing walking out to what turned out to be huge fair grounds. The grounds were filled with elegant gardens, running tracks and exercise equipment. We found a nice spot and watched everyone go by for a while. Turns out ...
... number of different angles, we had tried to make meet ups with friends of friends in Istanbul, but none of then worked out schedule-wise. Yeah, to be honest, Izmir, hasn't impressed me. Our three-hour Sunday afternoon excursion to the waterfront, agora and high-end mall was likely not the best way to take in the flavor of the city, but it is what we had to work with. Course there was lots to look at: tons of ...
... that people walking past the toilet block could not tell if the noise was coming from a person or a duck. Go on, make a duck sound, you know you want to!
We walked around Ephesus for a couple of hours and it was ridicoulsy hot. The right side of my stomache, beneath my breast was really sweaty, so sweaty I was concerned that I'd popped the water filled padding of my bra... I was right. I had, and it continued to drip for the rest of the day. Quality Cotton ...
... around bare feet that are painted on the flooring. We're surrounded by the gear structure. The idea is to stand on the circled feet, wait for the little glass car (about the size for 3-4 people max), and jump in for the trip up the hill. Then remember to jump back out at the top. We're met by the usual (but smaller) gauntlet of shops and a very nicely laid out stairway up to the top with shade trees. It's a stunning view from the top, especially at the hillside theater ...
... word, that again is familar to any American with a sense of our own history. Yes, Ataturk was their George Washington, but I fear they will also be meeting their Abraham Lincoln soon also. I wonder what his Gettysburg or Antakya Address will sound like.
Of course the true Turkish delight are Turks themselves. This country is coursing with the energy of youth. Turkey's average age is under 24 years of age, and it brims ...
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