Tag Archives: Turkey
Travel: Sumela Monastery in Turkey

Travel: Sumela Monastery in Turkey

Yesterday I failed the #28daysofblogging challenge, but there were things I really had to take care of that I didn’t have any time to sit down and blog. It happens … I guess that is why I should always have a few posts prepared in advance, but that’s so not me. Today I had an […]

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Read: Can Dündar: “We Are Arrested”

Sometimes the books we come across are the ones we can’t get out of our heads. This has happened to me with Can Dündar’s most recent book “We Are Arrested”. One evening when I was exhausted, I went from work straight to one of my favorite bookshops where this book was on display. I bought […]

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Travel: Rize – Where the tea comes from in Turkey

Travel: Rize – Where the tea comes from in Turkey

Since I feel a little nostaltic this week, I don’t want to withhold the following travel report from you: Two years ago I flew to Trabzon, a Turkish city at the Black Sea, for my birthday. I still remember how I left the airport and was questioned by the guy from the car rental why […]

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Turkey Tuesday: Birgi

Schon im Mai habe ich das kleine Dorf Birgi besucht, das im Hinterland von Izmir liegt und eigentlich nur mit dem Auto erreichbar ist. Berühmt ist Birgi, weil es sehr viele gut erhaltene osmanische Häuser hat. Wenn man erst einmal das Dorf gefunden hat – und die Straßen dahin sind wahrhaftig nicht schön, es handelt […]

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Turkey Tuesday: Kaktuspark in Izmir

Was passt besser zu einem heißen Sommer als ein kleiner Park voller Kakteen? Meinen ersten eigenen Kaktus habe ich mit etwa zehn Jahren von meinen Großeltern bekommen und noch heute wächst er, wenn auch langsam, auf dem Fensterbrett in meinem alten Zimmer zu Hause. Einige seiner Ableger habe ich beim letzten Mal mit nach Istanbul […]

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