Senior Dogs Abroad

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Senior Dogs Abroad
Mark and Jolee living in Istanbul 2008-2012
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  • Çıtır Çıtır! (Crunch Crunch!) 1 day ago Classic Turkish breakfast.Most visitors to Turkey are familiar with what has become one of Turkey's national symbols, the simit. A round-shaped, twisted-and-rolled-in-sesame-seeds bread snack, the simit is enjoyed for breakfast and at any time in between meals and continually has been, according to...
  • The Crooked Made Straight, Rough Places Plain 1 week ago In Gülhane ParkOne of the more annoying affects of tourism - or maybe it's just a general global trend of homogenization of everything - is the perceived necessity of surgically removing every trace of a city's quirky individuality, making sure everything matches, tucking back every loose end or...
  • Spring Serendipity 1 week ago Phaeton horses among the mimosas.This past week, in search of some post-election peace, senior dogs decamped to Burgazada. It has been a remarkably warm and beautiful spring after four months of non-winter, which meant no rain or freezing temperatures. Nice, we suppose, as long as the predicted...
  • The Morning After 2 weeks ago Senior dogs awoke to a glorious sunny election day, everything so quiet you could hear the tinkling of tea glasses down the street in the tea gardens. How unlike the past three and a half months, ever since December 17, when a corruption probe resulted in the resignation of four ministers in the AK...
  • Linguistic Conundrum on the Campaign Trail 4 weeks ago Election fever in Cihangir center.The local election campaign in Turkey couldn't be hotter. How hot is it? Well, probably just about everyone in Turkey has felt the heat or been singed by the flames bursting forth from Prime Minister Erdoğan during his campaign stops around Turkey. His latest...

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Karen (Empty Nest Expat)
03:54 AM November 24, 2012

Mark and Jolee are exciting, vibrant people who are deeply interested in Turkey. They both speak the language too! They travel all over, talk to everyone, explore and enjoy, and make sense of some of the more difficult things to understand in Turkey. They are living role models for retirement!

Annie
22:32 PM November 25, 2012

A brilliant grasp of the political situation in Turkey.

Joan Yow
21:19 PM April 25, 2013

very sophisticated and all around good guys.

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