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Understanding a Culture through Food - A tale of melancholy

Tue, 5 Mar 2013 | By nlekka | Views [89] | Scholarship Entry

“When you want to make someone fall in love with you, you put cinnamon in the meatballs. Not cumin. Cumin is strong and makes people keep to themselves. Cinnamon softens them up. It makes them want to open up and look at each other’s eyes.... Read more >

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Catching a Moment - ISTANBUL, DRACULA, DALI, CATS AND ROLLING HEADS

Sun, 3 Mar 2013 | By yarsen | Views [115] | Scholarship Entry

Istanbul – 14 million people – three empires – two continents – one day – and a lot of cats. This city belongs to the cats – really cool, without any trace of intimidation by human presence, they walk the streets, the parks, the cafes, the restaurants, ... Read more >

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Understanding a Culture through Food - Burek with the Beloved

Mon, 18 Feb 2013 | By naz1978 | Views [378] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

Turquoise ear-rings , plastic buckets, pistachios from Iran, coal-stoves, 1000-count rosaries. I am in the bazaar in front of Rumi’s tomb in southern Turkey on a cold December morning. Errand boys scurry with trays of tea, summoned by walkie-talkies from ... Read more >

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Photos: Turkish Blue

Sun, 3 Feb 2013 | By nicki_drab | Flickr Photo Gallery

Turkish Blue
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The first leg of the journey

Sun, 20 Jan 2013 | By saskia17 | Views [71]

The first leg of our journey went relatively smoothly. Dalaman to İstanbul, no prob, except for neing stung 45tl excess baggage dispite our hand luggage being well under the allowed amount! Anyone would think our main luggage was going on a seperate plane ... Read more >

Colors of Anatolia

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By nadiamar | Views [75]

This is an example of the beauty of colors and architeture found in the common streets of Erzurum. An old matress in the forefront and an old tomb of Selcuk period in the background. Erzurum, Eastern Anatolia of Turkey, November of 2012.

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“For us, everywhere is Trabzon”

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By nadiamar | Views [86]

The passion for sport is also a mark of Anatolian people. Here, the symbol of Trabzon football team and a sign with the words in turkish “Bize her yer Trabzon”, that means “For us, everywhere is Trabzon”, referring to a city in ... Read more >

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Tea

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By nadiamar | Views [40]

It was a cold day of autumn in a Turkish village, perfect for the hot tea (çay), that the locals would drink even if it was the hottest day in the summer. Tortum, Eastern Anatolia of Turkey, November of 2012.

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Deliciousness

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By dramsell | Views [45]

After a long day at the bazaar, most anyone wil have worked up an appetite. Near the entry/exit to the bazaar there are many open air eateries such as this one. Here you can find many local and regional foods such as cheeses, olives,peppers, spices, ... Read more >

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Lake Cildir

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By lake_cildir | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a psychologist and worked with disabled children for a couple of years. They had disabilities in various areas such as concentration, talking and learning. Working with them provided me with insight and the ability of observation. I used my camera ... Read more >
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Tags: boat, clouds, lake cildir, meadow, mountains, sun, turkey

Tavla

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By nadiamar | Views [165]

The Backgammon (tavla) is the most popular table game in Turkey. There are special places usually attended only by men, where they play and chat accompanied by Turkish traditional tea for couple of hours. This picture was taken in a small village called ... Read more >

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Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By nadiamar | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Hello, my name is Nadia and I'm 29 years old. After dedicating the last 10 years of my life to come into contact with different kind of communities, people and places because of my work as a psychologist, I realized more and more that would be unfair ... Read more >
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My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By keaton_hudson | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Until college, I lived in a room with two brothers, shared everything, and had no television. From an early age creativity and a passionate curiosity about life were how I engaged the world. I was raised with the mindset that nothing comes easy - pursuing ... Read more >
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My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By little_annie_traveler | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Ania. It's polish, just like me. By day I work in HR at the BBC, after work I dance, at night I write. On the weekends I volunteer in a charity. I moved to London at the age of 19, fresh from high school. I came here because travel is my life, ... Read more >
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Photos: Istanbul - the city where you would like to LIVE

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By azikatti | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm a young chap from what we call a crossroad of the world, from the country where east meets the west and north meets the south, from the land of fire, from Azerbaijan. My name is Azer, which means "fire" and is the first part of the name of my ... Read more >
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