Noticed on the Streets

[ENG/EST] After the stereotype challenge from previous post I started to pay more attention to street view. To avoid sending wrong signals and make someone feel uncomfortable, I hid myself behind sunglasses and gave a closer look at people’s clothing and general mood. People often assume that in islamic countries the majority of women is…

Prejudice

[ENG/EST] An early-morning Sun, hills covered with tiny white houses and the sound of sensual Turkish music…this memory picture needs no Photoshop. Already now in April the midday heat makes me seek shelter from the Sun. The Life Correspondent has arrived to Bodrum, a city on the cost of the Aegean sea. Here, in ancient…

Self-Taught Correspondent in Turkey

[ENG/EST] I imagine myself to be a historian, a geographer, Home Secretary and a businessman. It’s my way to warm up before setting off to an unknown country. Basically, it means a little research about the place that might help prevent misunderstandings. Unless you’ re the type that really do their best to piss someone…