Monthly Archives: November 2011

Assos 333/365

So… the famous Assos excavation was a Turkish/American venture. They decorated their camp with the American flag and Turkish carpets. A lot like my house. =) Advertisements

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Inflated Copper 332/365

So… this is a cool little copper shop… except he wants 800 TL (about $500) for a copper/ceramic pitcher.  Yeah… umm… OK pal. Good luck with that.

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Smoked Lamb on a Hook 331/365

So… we met a lovely family who took us to this restaurant that is apparently famous for smoked lamb.  There were pictures on the menu of the whole thing shanked up on these huge hooks, and lowered into the smoke … Continue reading

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Yummy Thai!! 330/365

So… we found Cok Cok (Very Very) Thai down near the Pera Museum and Taksim. Yeah for yummy Thai!! Those of you in the states might not appreciate my enthusiasm…. but trust me, it’s exciting. =)

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Black Friday … 329/365

So… I spent retail’s favorite holiday in the Grand Bazaar – WOOHOO! Looky what I found… Sultan’s kaftan’s – which was the Ottoman Sultan’s clothes… with a tulip, the symbol of the Ottoman period. Happy Black Friday to me!! =)

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Stick’Em Up! 328/365

SO… Is it just me … or does it appear the robes are about to rob you?  HAPPY THANKSGIVING from Turkey … with no turkey!

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Please Don’t 327/365

So… I found out mr juliafizz has regularly been eating power bars instead of food.  His response to my “concern”, … “Please don’t beat me!” Hahahahaha.  This man cracks me up.

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