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Often Overlooked

If you rely on travel guides like The Rough Guide, or Lonely Planet, this side of the country is very often overlooked. Mersin is given less than a page, Tarsus a bit more, and Adana even though it’s a much bigger city gets barely more than either. 1,678 more words

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Tarsus Revisited

Howdy from Nevada!

My last post here was about two months ago. Since then, I returned home to Laughlin but I don’t feel quite ready to move on to the next adventure. 708 more words

Elektrik ve sürprizler

The good people of Icel are not sharing nicely and now it seems we are running out of electricity.  I am not sure how a city (or in this case a province) runs out of electricity but in order to control the said good people of Icel (and maybe to teach them a lesson in sharing) they have all been put in the naughty corner by the local Electric Company who has decided to switch off the electricity to teach everyone a lesson (although they are calling it maintenance).   345 more words

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Holidays and Parenting Fails

Having a home we come to during the school summer holidays, people always think that I’m coming here on a long holiday. No matter how many times I say that I am still working, and that I have only taken two weeks annual leave, it still doesn’t seem to sink in. 898 more words

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Traversing Tarsus

When I was young I watched the movie “Cleopatra” starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.  This movie embedded the idea of wanting to have it all.  645 more words

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