Archive for the 'Ankara' Category

Ankara: La Traviata, Gala Performance

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

Your Hero, His Wife and Her Grandfather at Ankara Opera House. When Europeans think of Ankara they tend to think of a sterile place somewhere in the Gobi Desert, probably created by Stalin and carved out of solid concrete. Nothing could be further from the truth! Ankara is a European cosmopolitan city in central Turkey […]

Ankara: Reflections On The Human Zoo

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

“I’m bored here”, says Gloria. Ten years ago Uncle Tezer promised to take me to see Ankara Zoo. He apparently makes this promise to all visitors below the age of sixty years. I am nearly past the sell by date, if still young at heart. In the event the visit proved to be a sad […]

Ankara: People And Parks

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

People In Ankara Love To Meet In The Parks People may be classified into all kinds of shapes and sizes. There are for instance people like me, who carry hip-flasks when travelling, and those like my friend Polish Pete who carry sweet digestive biscuits. Although I did not grow up in a family where the […]

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