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Turkey: Place of My Heart

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Babil Sokak

Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | Views [2575]

Life on Apple Mountain (Babil Sokak) – by Lisa Morrow, June 2010 I went back to Apple Mountain the other day, the little inner city suburb of Istanbul where we lived a few years ago. About a ten minute walk from Taksim Square, it is worlds away ... Read more >

Tags: istanbul, life, lisa, morrow, turkey


Chapter 4 – Voting & Fasting

Sunday, 21 Dec 2008 | Views [1113] | Comments [1]

Just as I was feeling really low, I found out there was an American teacher living in our housing complex. I went to visit her. “Hi, I’m Lisa. I heard about you so I thought I’d visit,” I said, standing nervously on the doorstep. “Hey, ... Read more >

Tags: cappadocia, goreme, kayseri, ramadan, travel, turkey


Chapter 3: Beginnings

Saturday, 8 Nov 2008 | Views [1532] | Comments [1]

Waiting for us at the Kayersi bus terminal were two new colleagues, Mustapha Özcan and Mustapha Durmuş. In order to distinguish them from other Mustapha’s, we immediately nicknamed Özcan, “Mustapha Egg” on account of his shape, and the other “Mustapha ... Read more >

Tags: cappadocia, goreme, kayseri, lisa morrow, travel, turkey


Chapter 2: Acquaintances Old & New

Sunday, 19 Oct 2008 | Views [2393] | Comments [3]

In early August, 2002, we arrived at Istanbul Airport. When we got off the plane and out into the open we just stood for a while, breathing in the summer air. The airport hadn’t changed but we had. Old hands, we knew if we just waited long enough, ... Read more >

Tags: cappadocia, goreme, kayseri, lisa morrow, travel, turkey


Photos: Goreme 1990

Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | Photo Gallery

Goreme 1990
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Chapter 1: Prelude

Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | Views [1995] | Comments [2]

The first time I went to Turkey it was by chance, but each time I return it has been by design. In 1990 I went on a grand adventure to Europe. I was 23 before I saved up enough money to go, and like many before me I headed to London. I lived for five ... Read more >

Tags: cappadocia, goreme, kayseri, lisa morrow, travel, turkey

 

 

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