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    Musti's Steakhouse

    Finally, Musti has severed his connection with the pair of money-grabbers who have made a laughing stock of what was, for 11 years, a Yalikavak institution. Their ideas for (Draught) Tuborg @ 11TL and Wine @ 15TL per glass, early in the season, were surely emphasising their contention that they...
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    A strange visitor!

    Last night, just about twilight, a bat flew into our apartment - after a wee bit of chasing it about, we managed to persuade it to leave via the patio. Having sometimes seen bats flitting around, outside the patio, it wasn't a total surprise. What was a surprise, however, was that its 99%...
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    I might be missing something here but................?

    Is there by any chance a Xmas Fair in Dalyan?:49:
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    What are your top 3 threads about Eateries in Yalikavak?

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    Now that's my kind of Mayor!

    On his first morning as Mayor of Doncaster in South Yorkshire , Peter Davies cut his salary from £73,000 to £30,000 then closed the council’s newspaper for "peddling politics on the rates". Now three weeks into his job, Mr Davies is pressing ahead with plans he hopes will see the number of town...
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    The Holy Month of Ramazan

    Observing Ramazan, the holy month, is very important for Muslims worldwide as it is one of the five basic duties of the faith.It is a time of fasting, prayer and celebration. It is also a time for contemplation when people examine their own lives, understand the gift of eating when they feel...
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    Meteor Showers for the next few nights

    Every August the earth passes through a trail of debris left by the comet called Swift-Tuttle. This meteor shoots out of the constellation called the Perseus and this is why they have been called the "Perseids". The comet is travelling away from Earth towards Uranus right now but it has left a...
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    Great Expectations.......

    "The right to freedom of speech is recognized as a human right under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recognized in international human rights law in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The ICCPR recognizes the right to freedom of speech...
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    Turkish as she am spoken..well read anyway!

    When I've logged on this morning I have discovered that half the headings etc are in Turkish and half in English! Quite confusing, but a good way to improve one's Turkish.....or is this Shirleyann's new teaching method?
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    May I ask why?

    May I ask why, when a debate is getting interesting, the thread gets closed? I do not believe for a moment that Zuberdust is being malicious...a little misguided perhaps, but not as offensive as some recent posters!
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    Cafe closed for lunch?

    As I was about to remark - but the "England" thread was, abruptly, closed: Flowerpot man was correct the speech was made by the Australian PM
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    What was up on Victory Day?

    As we were (regretfully) packing up to leave last Saturday, our Turkish neighbour told us that there was some sort of problem involving the "President" (Mayor?) of Yalikavak....We couldn't get the full gist of the story, but it seemed to involve him not being in the good books of the ruling...
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    Bad News - No Booze

    During the forthcoming Elections on 22 July there will be no alcohol served in Turkey between 0600 - Midnight :307bt:
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    Has anyone got experience of Opticians in Bodrum (or Yalikavak) and, if so any recommendations (or warnings). I want to get a pair of specs made up from my English Perscription and advice would be welcome
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    Looking for a Musician

    When we were Apartment hunting in June, we met a guy in the Yalikavak area who was a musician & also runs karaokes. He had a 3 part name (the last 2 parts of which I can't remember) "John (something) (something). He gave me his card, but unfortunately I have lost it and am keen to get in...
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