Monthly Archives: September 2013

Kayseri: welcome to a real Turkish town

Here in Talas, surrounded by newly built high-rises, we could be anywhere in the world (except for the a-la Turka toilet which basically is squat potty and which we keep locked at all times and use our regular bathroom).  So … Continue reading

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Kayseri after 3 weeks

Here are some facts about  and impression of Kayseri so far: 1. Kayseri is one of the most conservative cities in Turkey. This means no beer with your kebab as alcohol is not served in restaurants, there are no pubs … Continue reading

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Rants and praises

This seems silly now (not the least because the problem was solved), but I was really worked up yesterday about our Internet. People who have been here longer than us keep telling us that things always take forever here, so … Continue reading

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Vertigo and new friends

Last Saturday I got up on the morning and the world tilted around me. I got up and had to hold onto the door handle to steady myself. I felt like I had drunk half, or maybe a whole bottle … Continue reading

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