I apologize for the late post. Every time, I am due for a blog post I feel struck by a lack of inspiration and no ideas seem to flow! Anyways, I realize that what I should have written about is the fact that I have officially been in Istanbul for a month! In actuality, I’ve now been here for about a month and a half but, this is what happens when you’ve got writers block. I think I want to talk about my expectations of the city, how I felt when I first arrived, versus how I feel now.
Here I have a couple of rules/things I realized and jotted down in my journal, from my first week in Istanbul:
Most of this is still true although now that I don’t have long blond twists in my hair, people do not try to touch it as much. I will do a post on my experiences with race in Turkey at another point in time.
Hmmm. Oh yes, the reason this post is called Oh The Places You Will Go (or have gone to and have been too lazy to write about), is because I want to talk about all of the sights I have seen and want to see. So far I have seen:
And I got to attend a screening that was a part of the Istanbul Independent Film Festival. It’s been a very action packed semester and I cannot wait to see what else the semester has in store for me!