Tag Archives: Istanbul

Turkish Delight

“Look,” I said to my wife Brenda. “I’ll tell the story about almost losing you in the middle of Turkey. Except I won’t blame you. I’ll use a self-deprecating sense of humour.” “What ??” was her retort. “There’s nothing self-deprecating … Continue reading

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Eye- Sights in Istanbul

The Grand Bazaar was very modern, attractive and organized. “Hello, sir. I have very fine belts. I give you good deal as senior citizen.” The pitch line was good for a laugh, if not for a sale of a fine … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet Rides

Even if the Turkish sun is hot, my trusty Tilley hat should do the trick, even if it’s old and battered, like its owner. Looking in the mirror, I pretended I was on camera, and gave myself a wink. “Straighten … Continue reading

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