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The Karagöz puppets have a psychotic experience in Bursa


Recently, I went to visit the puppets while they were on sabbatical in Turkey. We met up in Istanbul and took in some sightseeing in Safranbolu before heading to their point of origin – Bursa. As you may know, Karagöz … Continue reading

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On the 5th day of Christmas: Meet Kenne the traditional lady in search of maintained honor


Today, I want to formally introduce Kenne Hanım (Mrs. Kenne, essentially, as Hanım, pronounced hah-num,  is an honorific), as she would not prefer to be introduced any other way but formally.  This is one uptight lady in this regard.  But, … Continue reading

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