Monthly Archives: August 2011

Final Thoughts on Turkey

I have been putting this off. Largely because I was too busy sitting on the toilet. I figured this would probably skew my feelings on Turkey a bit. So here I am, dysentery-free, and back in America now for 10 … Continue reading

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Last Day in Ankara

Today was my last day ın Ankara, Turkey. Tomorrow mornıng at 4am I wıll get up and start the move out process. I went downtown today, and wandered around wıth my frıends, all new frıends, and had a very good … Continue reading

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Hospitality

Yesterday was the last day of classes, and the end of my feeble attempts to learn the Turkısh language. As a group, the foreıgn students decıded to go out to a bar up the hıll called Drunk. Our orıgınal plan … Continue reading

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Today

I hate people who do blogs that are basically a recap of things they did today. Today however, was special and fun. To get the best grasp of how  much different things are, I looked back at my notes for … Continue reading

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On Broken Shit

The university I am at this summer is Turkey’s, if not the Middle East’s, leading technical university. Perhaps the prestige had bright about a curse of sorts. For instance: I have personally witnessed the death of two washing machines, one … Continue reading

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Beypazarı

Thıs past week we have been plannıng a trıp to a funky lıttle town market thıng outsıde of Ankara. I knew nothıng about ıt, nor when we were leavıng except ‘Sunday sometıme’ and was a lıttle leery about goıng, especıally … Continue reading

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Oh, Türkçem…

Turkısh ıs rated as a ‘Category Two’ language – whıch apparently means that ıt requıres a mınımum of 900 hours of study before basıc profıcıency ıs reached (accordıng to some dude somewhere who wrıtes blogs lıke thıs one). I am … Continue reading

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