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On Bracelets

The only thing I have lost so far during ChiLaTour was a rosario bracelet, which was a gift from a friend from Colombia. For over five years, I had been wearing it everyday as my amulet, or so I thought. … Continue reading

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Love from New York to Istanbul

Can’t leave out this then-and-now post with Zehra! It has been two years since we last saw each other in NYC. None of us would of thought that we were to meet again in Istanbul =) Frankly, I didn’t expect … Continue reading

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Şevval

(長輩調) 八年前人見人愛的小妹妹現在已是亭亭玉立的少女,長得比我高 XD 從前,她曾教我一至十的土耳其語 (我沒有學會),現在我們已會用英語溝通。 Time flies! When I first met Şevval eight years ago, she was still a little girl. Now she’s a young lady, taller than me ❤ She used to teach me how to count from one to … Continue reading

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The most aptly named Ceren

This post is long overdue. Eight years ago, I joined a tour to the Black Sea region of Turkey alone, and in the group were Ceren and Bariş. Since I was the only solo traveler, Ceren was very kind and … Continue reading

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My Airbnb Host from Talence and I

I said goodbye to Caroline, my Airbnb host from Talence, with mixed feelings. It was a mixture of shame, confusion and gratitude. I didn’t like Caroline in the beginning. My first impression of her was that she’s a stingy, divorced 42-year-old mom … Continue reading

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Utterly surprised, touched, feeling loved and grateful as I received this gift from my new friend @saliaryroman She found me via Instagram and we have met up only twice. Once I mentioned that this book is on my reading list, … Continue reading

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Always always nice to meet up with Carmen, the director of my study abroad program back in 2005 ❤️❤️❤️ the photo is missing Reme, @momita @garrettparks25 and many others 😁 #friends #friendship #studyabroad #exchangeprogram #oviedo #ChiLaTour #ChiLaTour16

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