Along the Black Sea Coast, Turkey

A quaint little town on the Black Sea Coast, Trabzon is an attractive town and the gateway to the Sumela Monastery and is full of hamsi, giant bread and extraordinarily warm people.

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Hamsi: Fish that rules the Black Sea

Two plates went straight to the floor at my feet. A saucer followed and then a few dozen spoons. I could have killed myself to save the embarrassment. What was it about a "musafir, Hindustani" that invited such calculated violence?

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Tram rides in Istanbul

Sooner or later, everyone visits Turkey and everyone who visits Turkey then speaks of the following - trams, the bazaars, the fish sandwich by the Bosphorous and the Bosphorous Cruise.

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