Monthly Archives: September 2014

“Wait, where are we going?”: Excursion #1

Bleary eyed, I hit my snooze button on my “dumb” phone one last time, realizing that I only have eleven more minutes until I’ll be left behind at the dorm. With my room still not set-up nor organized, I caught … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Chaos

They say Americans worry too much. That’s probably true. Actually, its definitely true. Especially compared to the beautifully laisse-faire state of Turkish life. If you want to see that I’ll give you two examples: Bogazici’s registration system and traffic conditions … Continue reading

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Eastern Turkey Adventures

  The first excursion of the semester to eastern Turkey began at 3 am on my birthday.  Granted, waking up at 3 am is not ideal and waking up at 3 am on my birthday would normally forebode a pretty … Continue reading

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Eastern Anatolia Suggestions

Our week long excursion began in Trabzon by the Black Sea, and ended on Lake Van in the Southeast. Throughout the week, I was struck by how geographically diverse Turkey is— we visited the coast, the mountains, the desert, and … Continue reading

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