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Cukurbagli

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  1. Hello Fada They mean that the tapu needs to be signed, stamped and and a document called a "tapu kaydı" given to you. All this is to prove that the tapu is really in your name. They might just stamp it with a new date or they might issue a new tapu. I just did this with my tapu about six weeks ago, just go to your tapu office and they'll do it, mine took about an hour and cost me 11 lira and I was given a new tapu too.
  2. OK 60 days, I knew there was a 6 in it. Thanks Redders.
  3. The problem is that your passport expiry date is too soon. Your passport must expire at least six months after your residence permit will expire.
  4. Hi GebzeRM, welcome to Turkey Central. The only Gebze I know of is in Kocaeli, is that where you are? Away from the southwestern area of Turkey and in the more rural Anatolian areas you are unlikely to find much alcohol for sale openly in shops. Many restaurants are alcohol free too. The only thing I can suggest is go to a larger town when you have your residence permit and buy a few cases to stock up with. I made my own wine for a few years quite successfully but my vines developed some sort of disease.
  5. Yes there is a low pressure system over the Mediterranean between Libya and southern Greece moving eastwards. It will move east north east to cross the coast of Turkey. High winds, heavy rain and the possibility of waterspouts/tornadoes are forecast.
  6. Welcome back Pete, I'm glad to see you. Chris
  7. There are as many ways to block a phone number from calling you as there are makes and models of phone. If you do a google search on "block someone from calling my ********* phone" you will find lots of answers. Insert the make and model of your phone and delete the asterisks. Hope this is successful for you.
  8. Hi Deandreo, welcome to Turkey Central. Interesting question but I think we need more information before anybody can make an educated answer. 1. Have you actually met in real life or is this an internet love story? 2. How long have you known each other? 3. How much time have you spent actually in each other's company? 4. What, in your mind, is the best outcome for this situation?
  9. You need a current driving licence and usually some form of photo id of the licence does not have a photo.
  10. Hi Sean, as Ken says I live in Kaş, well to be accurate, in a village a couple of kilometers inland behind what is known as the sleeping giant (uyan dev, the cliff overlooking Kaş), but pretty much all my shopping and socialising is down in Kaş town. The winters are slowly becoming less dead during the day because a few more people stay in Kaş all year round but evenings are very quiet unless you're attending one of the organised events. We have a free cinema that shows international films with Turkish subtitles and Turkish films often with English subtitles. I can attest to the Kaş trance effect, I've seen it happen to Ken quite a few times and his end of a conversation dwindles to a complete stop quite often. Kaş is surrounded on all sides by nature, the south side being the sea. In the cooler months there are many walking trips organised around parts of the Lycian Way or particular areas of historical significance. You should come for a few days in late September or October and have a look around.
  11. The website for Kahramanlar Turizm ferry is http://www.meisferrylines.com/ and for the Meis Express ferry is https://www.meisexpress.com/en/home, tickets can be booked and paid for online on both. It would be a good idea to chech the availability of the Meis - Kaş option. Yes it would be nice to catch up over a drink.
  12. Yes, they run almost every day In summer, there are also Greek boats coming to Kaş. I'll find out the other info.
  13. Hi SneeSnee, welcome to Turkey Central. The areas that you are interested in are well populated and the dogs are liable to be friendly . Most goatherders with big dogs will be up in the higher areas (yayla or high pastures) at this time of years, it's cooler and there is more for the goats to eat. I would advise you to carry a mobile phone and have someone local that you can call in an emergency but I think you will probably find that everyone you meet is friendly. Although at the moment we are not having particularly hot weather it is likely to become a lot warmer soon, daytime temperatures could be reaching 45C so make sure you carry plenty of water and wear a hat. Hope you have a great time and interesting walks.
  14. Yes of course, you're right, it'll be the same as the phone end of the cable that goes into the wall socket. Easily obtainable here, you get one included in a modem setup box.
  15. H Pete. As far as I remember the plug on a BT phone is a bit bigger than here and with the release clip on the side. Here's a pic of a Turkish plug, 1cm wide with the clip on the top. I think the UK plug to connect the handset to the dialing unit is similar to this but not the one to go in the wall socket.
  16. Good luck with that Pete, and geçmiş olsun.
  17. Hi Thomas and welcome to Turkey Central. I know a number of Americans living here, in fact the owner of this site is one of them and will welcome you with open arms when he reads your post. Aside from the usual advice that we used to get there is nothing to worry about. Turkey and the Turkish people are as welcoming as ever. Hope you have a great time when you get here.
  18. You're wrong, Muslim women do go to pray, there is a separate section (usually upstairs) where women pray.
  19. Since this topic appears to have run it's course and Star's posts have descended into offensive language I am locking the topic, no other posts will be possible.
  20. There is no rule that says that you have to change your name, neither first nor surname. And another complication is changing your passport, bank accounts, driving licence, tapu, insurances etc etc, the list goes on. You might well think it is all too much bother. As for your question, Turkish keyboards also have a W so I wonder who told you and how accurate their information is, can't see a real need myself.
  21. There are probably millions of stray dogs here, we call them "street dogs, a lot of people feed them and look after them, they are part of the culture. I you want to live in Turkey you must accept the Turkish way of life and street dogs are part of the Turkish way of life. In your country (Ajerbaijan) what do the health organisation do with dogs? Kill them I expect, very bad if you are interested in humanity. Stop being a sensitive one and go out to the dogs with some food for them.
  22. Turkey has some stray dogs, they live here, get used to it.
  23. Cukurbagli

    Divorce

    Sorry to hear about your marriage breakdown, unfortunately we hear alot of stories like this. Yes you should report it to the immigration authorities and the police.
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