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  • May 22, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 826

    Coloring Turkey, Naturally

    by Diana Saverin If carpet were a language, I think I would dream in it. They are everywhere—lining the floors of mosques and palaces and hanging down on the streets of markets. As an American, I am used to interior design characterized...

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  • May 21, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 1105

    Their eyes were watching Glo

    by Uzra Khan Everywhere in Turkey, we are being watched. And we’ve been doing a pretty good job keeping up our conservative-chic. But regardless of appearance, Turkey’s evil eye always watches. From the bustling streets of...

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  • May 13, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 878

    In the Bazaar

    by Charlotte Parker A few of us spent the day going carpet store to carpet store in the Grand Bazaar trying to discover what makes a “real” or “authentic” Turkish rug (still unclear). We were offered, and drank, at least four cups...

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