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Monthly Archives: November 2011
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. =)
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.
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
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. =)
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!! =)
SO… Is it just me … or does it appear the robes are about to rob you? HAPPY THANKSGIVING from Turkey … with no turkey!
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.
So… seriously … I am not one to bitch about the occasional empty commissary shelf. I realize we live in a remote area and things aren’t always going to run smoothly. We get that. Even when there is no meat … Continue reading
So … we were at dreamland yesterday… and saw that Vedat has as new loom. Looks like he’ll be busy for while. I wonder how long it will take him to finish this carpet??
So… my neighbor made salted caramels… SOOOOOO GOOD! Yum!