FOUR FACES OF TURKEY


                                                       

“Please don’t show me ALL of your holiday snaps!” she pleaded when I came back from Turkey.
So I showed her FOUR:

1) PLAYGROUND MACHINES FOR GROWN-UPS

Along the esplanade are exercise machines which are of great use to non-swimming tourists who want to counteract the effect of regular hotel meals and because they are dual-controlled it’s good fun as well as good exercise.

2) TWO BEASTS OF BURDEN.             

I gave the girl some money for taking her picture. She exhibited neither surprise nor gratitude. Why should she? The camel shared her lack of spare vitality.
Stone of Sisyphus sort of existence.
Pretty countryside with a minaret in the background.

3) THAT CAT

This cat sat outside our hotel window as a reminder of oh so many things. People fed it. Most passed it by, gaze averted. Difficult to look at. 

4) THAT  OASIS

It is easy to escape from the towns into idyllic and nearby places like this oasis but perhaps not for  the girl with the camel.

” Okay..That’s enough, ” she said.” I get the picture……Poor cat!”

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