Monthly Archives: January 2014

Winter in Kayseri

The winter came to Kayseri quite suddenly. This was November 1st, the time of year in Siberia when you are already wading knee-deep through snow or at the very least through cold muddy puddles:

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End of the first semester

The/my first semester at our university is officially coming to an end. The last 5 months have certainly been a great learning experience for me. Working full-time, or rather 8-5 took some getting used to. Not that I didn’t work … Continue reading

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Take me back to Constantinopole (part 2)

If you did as I suggested and listened to the song about Istanbul, it should be playing in your head right now. I know it is playing on a constant loop in mine.

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Istanbul not Constantinopole (part 1)

Now that I wrote that title, the song is stuck in my head. So before you read the post,  watch this video so that it gets stuck in your head, too.

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