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Tiles, Turkish

Posted by on September 1, 2014 – 03:43 am

Tiles, Turkish

Hi your experience with tervertine installation is needed! I have installed a room of Turkish travertine french pattern tiles in cream color. they have chisled edges. Now I am geing ready to seal, tile and seal again. question is can I seal the tiles first with sealer, grout and then just seal the grout or do I have to use the special release material? To me it seems like the sealer should prevent the grout from sticking to the tile as well. looking at the sealer options, I see choices from $20 to $100 per gallon. what do you guys use and…

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Turkey Facts for Kids

Posted by on August 30, 2014 – 02:11 am

Turkey Facts for Kids

A is for Arabs From algebra and coffee to guitars, optics and universities -- an alphabetical reminder of what the West owes to the People of the Crescent Moon. - - - - - - - - - - - - By George Rafael Jan. 8, 2002 | Even before Sept. 11 forced the West to face the cultural friction between it and the Arab/Islamic world, there was an unwarranted sense of superiority. The renowned Italian journalist and interviewer Oriana Fallaci wrote Arab culture off as a few interesting architectural flourishes and the Quran. Apparently, it s easy to forget that…

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Cheap schools in Turkey

Posted by on August 29, 2014 – 02:01 am

Cheap schools in Turkey

The following is the first part of our Cheap-Ass Gourmet Cooking School, an explanation of which can be found here Each recipe in the series has three things in common: each is inexpensive, each is well-suited for those who say “But I don’t know how to cook!, ” and each is delicious. All right, are we ready for Week One’s Roasting Class? Excellent! Our goal for Week One is simple: By the end of this class, you should know the basics of roasting, and have a few quick and simple recipes under your belt. Better still, you should be able to improvise…

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Turkey Women Football team

Posted by on August 27, 2014 – 01:30 am

Turkey Women Football team

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Out on the field she’s skilled: She deftly maneuvers the ball across the field, and her coach describes her as a solid teammate. But for Cansu Topcu, a key player on Marmara University’s women’s soccer team, indulging her passion for soccer requires more than just talent and training. In Turkey, soccer is unequivocally seen as a male domain. Female teams are anomalous. In a country of 70 million, only 798 women and girls are registered as players with the Turkish Football Federation, compared to about 230, registered men. Their…

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Recent News from Turkey

Posted by on August 21, 2014 – 12:18 am

Recent News from Turkey

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin pardoned a turkey, though she said she was amazed to find out that, besides being a bird, Turkey is also a country. Did you see that all over the internet today? While Sarah Palin was pardoning a turkey, right behind her was a guy slaughtering turkeys. But, see, like most internet stories, a little half-true. Turns out that, after a couple of minutes listening to Sarah Palin s voice, the turkeys said Kill us now.--Jay Leno You folks feeling the economic pinch? Are you a little fed up with the economic news? It s…

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Turkish Carpet

Posted by on August 20, 2014 – 12:04 am

Turkish Carpet

See if the Hotel Caktu (not sure of the spelling) is still there. It is a small town with few hotels - this one was run by a wonderful family (the Caktus). We had great fun conversing with the owner (who knew very little english and we knew very little Turkish). Pammakule is also great - and as one other person said, Troy is very unremarkable compared to what the rest of Turkey has to offer. And maybe you shouldn t believe carpet shop owners - but still go to one, it is a great experience (but stick to your guns if you don t want to buy - and do…

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Turkish Airlines

Posted by on August 18, 2014 – 11:24 pm

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines Says Drunk Tried to Hijack Russia-Bound Plane A drunken passenger on a Turkish Airlines plane flying to St. Petersburg threatened to hijack the aircraft, telling crew he had a bomb on board, Chief Executive Officer Temel Kotil said.Taylor James » Taylor James

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Distance Education in Turkey

Posted by on August 15, 2014 – 09:18 pm

Distance Education in Turkey

Flexibility and diversity for today’s expatriate The programme set-up, organisation and students of the Euro*MBA programme fits the expatriate needs, expectations and life style; providing a flexible, international and diverse learning environment. Advance your career with an MBA degree of six high quality partner European Business Schools and Universities that has three international recognised accreditations: AMBA (British accreditation), AACSB (American accreditation) and Equis (European accreditation). The Euro*MBA programme is rated in the…

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