We went to Istanbul this week which was very fun after a stressful week of classes. I was ready to see the city. I would compare it to New York! We started here!!! Everybody takes public transit, can't lie...I'm not a fan of it lol
We then walked through the city as we searched for our apartment that we planned to stay in.
We went to visit a lot of Mosques. The prayer calls were staggered because there are so many Mosques. I also went to the information center inside of the mosque. They gave me a lot of information there which was enlightening. The muslim culture is definitely pretty interesting to learn about.
Went to a great desert place!! This was pretty good I enjoyed it. It was like a tiramisu! I will have to try the American version and compare!!!
Next we went on the boat!!!!!!!!
The Bosphorus was nice!!!
Check me out.
We then ran into monks! I was told this was a very rare occasion, so of course I had to grab a photo haha.
We kept it pretty official with the faces!
Earlier in the week we went to Ankara Castle, that had to be the most sketchiest place ever lol. It reminded me of this movie called "City of God". If you have not seen it, I highly recommend you do!
Overlooking the city in Ankara Castle!
I cracked my filling in my tooth, so I had to search the city for a dentist. The pain had become unbearable!! Luckily I found a guy who was pretty cool. His office was very hi-tech and had a great view of the city. He was also highly personable!!
Lastly, I got dragged into street dancing as we were walking late at night. My curiosity as to what this large group of people were doing in the city led me to this. I had a lot of fun!!
but wait...there is video! lol
I had to hold it down for #TeamAmerica haha.
And that is pretty much my week in a nutshell, I enjoyed it, a lot!!! Next week should be pretty exciting also!!