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Category Archives: Turkish (TR)

Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #15 – Looking at Porcelain


Original playout date: 19 March 2008
Duration: 14:19

We went to Kutahya, the porcelain centre of Turkey to buy a business, and on the way I talk a bit about busines books and how they tend to be too positive and upbeat.
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Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #11 – Fun with Fasil


Original playout date: 22 February 2008
Duration: 16:22

“Suyu gibi asiz ol!” This is another of my all time faves. With my good friends and colleagues from Istanbul. One of the evenings it would be so nice to go back and repeat.
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Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #9 – Architectural Turkish Delights!


Original playout date: 17 February 2008
Duration: 16:39

I remember this day in January 2016 as the first time I had walked a full 16 km since my youth. This corresponds o an early point in my now 11 year attempt to lose weight and gain strength in walking, which has been an up and down journey, but which has probably enabled me to live this long, as I was not in a good state before, unable to walk many kilometres, even just a few months prior to this.

Here are some of the lovey things I saw in the earlier part of that day after the church visit I had in the morning.
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Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #7 – My Turkish Saturday


Original playout date: 9 February 2008
Duration: 11:04

I had to work during the day on the Saturday, but I had the evening to myself, and decided to retrace some of my earlier steps in the Beyoglu district. I bought some fine shirts at a third of the price available in Poland! And I had some more of that topik again. That topik is fantastic stuff.
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Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #5 – A Passage to Asia


Original playout date: 8 February 2008
Duration: 14:00

We drive to Bolu. Anyone that thinks that Turkey is of necessity a warm country is in for a surprise. But the snow on the mountains here is a new thing – it never used to be like that in the last century. While North East Europe experiences more mild winters, here the climate change seems to be in the reverse direction.

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Camera: Fuji Finepix
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Istanbul to Bolu, Turkey
Other people featured: Colleagues, including Eren Canbolat
Genre: Travel
Music used: Fatih Erkoc
Languages used: English, Turkish
Animals/plants featured: Naturally occuring vegetation

Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #4 Night and Day by Bosphorus Bridge


Original playout date: 6 February 2008
Duration: 12:15

We see the meeting of Europe and Asia, Asia, Ecoutez-moi.

St Antoine Catholic Church. And we see raki turning to a milky colour. We see my colleagues enjoying a meal and more exploration of Ortakoy area.
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Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #3 – Eat me!


Original playout date: 28 January 2008
Duration: 14:19

This evening we are in Taksim, in Beyoğlu, where the most thriving part of the city’s nightlife is, with shops open until late, and restaurants until even later. We went to one restaurant famous for the quality of its mezedes or hors d’oeuvres and were treated to some impromptu fasıl music. The title “Ye Beni” means “Eat me”, though whether it has the full range of meanings associated with that phrase in vernacular English I couldn’t begin to ask. Maybe someone here will tell me?
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Huliganov’s Turkish Experience #1 – Arrival


Original playout date: 26 January 2008
Duration: 14:56

The beginning of a new series and this time Huliganov gets to know a completely new country. The Huliganov’s Turkish Experience in total is in fact three separate trips close to each other in time. This is the first time a multi-trip to a country makes up a single series. I didn’t really do that for the American series but in the future this idea is done on much larger series for example the Czech series which goes over 100 parts and the Russia series which I still don’t know how may it will be, but could also get close to that number.
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