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Memo and Tercel at the Rumeli  

Memo and Tercel at the Rumeli

Rumeli Hisarı and Istiklal Caddesi

August 13th 2011
Saturday was a beautiful, sunny day, so I set off with another teacher and her boyfriend to see some of the sights. We took a bus from our neighborhood Batiataşhir to the ferry docks. (A note on Turkish: the ş is pronounced like the “sh” sound in English, and the ç is like “ch”) The bus ride was exciting mostly because I’ve been so busy moving in that I haven’t done much beyond stoc ... read more
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Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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