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Seymen - The Early Years

Well, Seymen and I failed at our 1 goal for the day…we were thinking about trying to leave the house…but it didn’t happen. Instead, we made very bad sleeping choices and slept until 1PM. 534 more words





船はイスタンブールから2種類あり、一つは片道6TL、もう一つは1.5TL. 観光客は6TLの方に乗る人が多く、トルコ人が1.5TLの方を乗ってるイメージが高かった。なぜなら、バスや電車を乗るカードが必要で、短期の中心地に滞在の人は、そのカードを持っていない可能性が高いからかな?と勝手に予想。
乗り心地も普通だし、ただとにかく人が多い。時間差も20分位の差なので、好きな方を乗ればいいと思う。 8 more words


ramazan: day 9

When I close my eyes and think of Istanbul, a beautiful wreck of things comes to mind: minarets, kittens, beards, pistachios and the smell of honey, the squawk of seagulls, the water. 164 more words


Büyükada'da ilk dersim / My first class at Büyükada (a beautiful island)

Büyükada ‘da ilk dersimizi bugün sabah 10.00’da yaptık. Sonra güzel bir kahvaltı mis gibi :) buz gibi soya sütlü kahvemi alıp sokaklarda dolaştım. O kadar iyi geldi ki anlatamam. 41 more words


ramazan: day 8

I just got back from Büyükada and aside from the dozens of mosquito bites and the awkward shoe tan, I couldn’t feel happier or more relaxed. 707 more words


ramazan: day 7

So after five more attempts and forty minutes of clicking refresh on two browsers, I finally got my residency appointment for my visa.


I’m heading out in a few minutes to catch the ferry to Büyükada, the largest of the Princes Islands off the coast here. 54 more words