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Alaçatı

Alaçatı

February 01st, 2011  | Category: Travel


Alaçatı, also known as the windsurfers' paradise, is a small village with stone villas situated on the eastern shoreline of the Aegean Sea. The closest town is Çeşme, which is another popular holiday resort on the west coast of Turkey. Two very dear friends of mine, Mahir and Vera, bought an empty lot there a year ago and had been working on building their dream house. The ...

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2010 New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

2010 New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

January 22nd, 2010  | Category: Friends, Memoir/Meme/Misc.


A 22-pound butterball turkey, a tray full of dolmas, another tray full of artichokes in olive oil, stuffing, rice with roasted almonds, thinly sliced carrots cooked in turkey stock and sweetened with maple syrup, three large mixed salads with pomegranate seeds, another very exciting layered salad with shrimps, beets and avocado and crown roast of lamb stuffed with green beans and Brussels sprouts for those who prefer ...

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Selimiye

Selimiye

August 26th, 2009  | Category: Travel


It has been a little over two weeks since I got back from my vacation and I'm still trying to adapt to city life. You see, it was my first vacation in three years. Funny how I've gotten used to the construction happening next door for over two years now... I've spent the first three days of my vacation in a small fishing village called Selimiye, located on ...

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