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Turkish sketches (of hospitality and letting go, a lot of çay and gratitude)

Turkish sketches (of hospitality and letting go, a lot of çay and gratitude)

Entering Turkey meant a new stage in our journey, not just because we left Europe for Asia, the continent we’ll be cycling for the months to come. Sure, Europe – even in its Balkan way – is familiar to us whereas Turkey is new. But there’s more. First: hospitality. We had been told about but we weren’t expecting what we’ve found: Turkish people are welcoming and warm and helpful beyond imagination. And second: letting go (or how our minds changed…

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