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JustaPassenger

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  1. Oh it isn't just that. Some people think it is their duty to be offended on the behalf of others. Whether those other people are offended or not.
  2. The essence of comedy is being critical, says Cleese, and that means causing offense sometimes. But we shouldn't protect everyone from experiencing negative emotions by enforcing political correctness, he says. Cleese's latest book is "So, Anyway..."
  3. More than 50 British families have won a five-year court battle in Turkey to recoup millions of pounds they ploughed into a holiday property complex. The victory has been described as a landmark victory in Turkey as for the first time, the landowner and builder were successfully pursued through the courts by foreign-based claimants. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/expat-money/11317837/Britons-win-Turkish-property-payout-ruling.html
  4. The western Turkish town of Çeşme, a district of the İzmir province, has launched a campaign to promote nine of its local destinations known for their unique beauty. “We think that not all the aspects of Çeşme are known, despite the fact that it is one of the most popular and oldest destinations in Turkey and the pearl of the Aegean,” Mayor Muhittin Dalgıç said at a launch ceremony at Istanbul’s Rahmi Koç Museum on April 7. A hub of joy The local population of the whole peninsula is around 35,000, but it is increasingly becoming an important tourist destination that rivals Bodrum. “We p
  5. Archaeological teams digging in the ancient city of Limyra in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have announced the discovery of a second synagogue from the Lycian civilization. Researchers initially thought the house of worship was a glass furnace, according to the head of the excavations, Dr. Martin Seyer of the Austrian Archaeology Institute. “We first found a bath and a menorah. After some [further] investigation, we found out that it was a synagogue,” he said. http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/archaeologists-discover-second-lycian-synagogue.aspx?pageID=238&nID=30857&News
  6. I am glad we have so many lovers of Turkey here. Here is another one: 8 signs you were born and raised in Turkey! http://matadornetwork.com/life/8-signs-born-raised-turkey/
  7. Source: Time Out Istanbul, by: Santiago Brusadin 1. You automatically take off your shoes when entering a house. 2. You’ve tried all the types of street food Istanbul offers: corn, stuffed mussels, chickpeas on rice, nuts, pomegranate juice, popcorn... 3. Not a day goes by without drinking at least one çay (tea). If it does, you feel weird about it. 4. Friends don’t invite you to their homes for dinner, but for breakfast. 5. You know the name of the guy at the bakkal (corner store) on your street. 6. Everything is çok (very): çok güzel, çok iyi, çok ayıp... 7. You hav
  8. A webcam from one of the beach hotels in Altinkum. See what's happening in Altinkum, any time. http://95.0.186.165/view/viewer_index.shtml?id=33438
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