Monthly Archives: January 2012

Internship

First day was yesterday. Glad to be back

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The future Mrs. Butterworths

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Quills at Cardinal Towne

Love the new shop.

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Memories of a City

My friend Numan got back from his askerlik just in time to see me before I left. As usual he brought his camera along and snapped some pictures documenting our last hang out session. Most of these photos were taken in the … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy

Spent the afternoon “gez”ing in Fener (or Phanar). It’s fascinating to me that the Eastern Orthodox Church is headquartered here in Istanbul, especially considering that there’s only 3,000 Greeks left in the city (compared to the 60,000+ before the pogrom). … Continue reading

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Leaving Istanbul

In three days I’m leaving Istanbul after having lived here for almost 2 years. Despite the city’s incomprehensible urban planning, tragic lack of green spaces, and least amount of bike friendliness of any place I’ve ever been, I love this … Continue reading

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Můjšálekkávy

Walking the streets of Prague is practically an architecture history class: Gothic, Baroque, Cubist, Art Deco, and Art Nouveau all blend to make one gorgeous, cosmopolitan city.  It’s not an accident that the region of the Czech Republic that Prague … Continue reading

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