Turkish Adventures

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Turkish Adventures
While teaching English Literature at an international high school in Ankara for three years, I traveled extensively throughout Turkey. After a short stint in Barcelona, I am back in Turkey, this time residing in Izmir
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  • Petroglyphs from Continents Apart: Comparing Gobekli Tepe to Petroglyph National Monument 2 years ago Petroglyph National Monument, New MexicoWhen I first moved to Ankara, Turkey, I was amazed to find similar plants growing in the Anatolian high desert as those found in the Rocky Mountains of Montana. So many oceans and land masses separate Turkey from Montana. It was mind boggling to think the...
  • Mosques of Turkey 2 years ago A collage of pictures of Turkish mosques from my travels all over the country:Blue Mosque, Izmir(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Blue Mosque, IstanbulMevlana Museum Mosque, KonyaMevlana Museum Mosque, KonyaSeyh Mosque, Rize(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});...
  • Mardin Tales 3 years ago   Another day of wandering around Mardin led me to these sights and stories... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});  Sketching the Saffron MonasteryI began the morning with my third visit to this monastery which conducts all business in Aramaic, preserving early Christianity's...
  • Easter in Mardin 3 years ago For Spring Break this year, I crossed miles of Anatolia to visit an old friend, the city of Mardin, which I visited three years ago this spring on a long road trip through eastern Turkey.  In 2010, it was a whirlwind 36 hour-tour of Mardin, and I vowed then to return to this city for a longer...
  • How to Do the Turkey Trot and Cavort in Catalunya 3 years ago I wrote this essay in October for a writing contest held by UK-based Expat Blogs.  You can read the winning entry at http://www.expatsblog.com/contests/45/writing-contest-october-2012-winners, a succinct essay called "The Long Way Home" by Meghan Blosser.  Though I didn't win, I wanted to...

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