Saturday, January 16, 2010

Sink or Swim

“I’m Kurdish. What do you know about the Kurds?” the attractive man at the sidewalk café asked me. Scrambling for a witty response, I said the first thing that popped into my travel-weary head.
Uzbek rings of folkdancers by CS Bayar
Uzbek rings of folkdancers by CS Bayar
“Lonely Planet says not to talk about the Kurds while I’m here in Turkey. All I know from the media in the States is that they’re either refugees or terrorists. Which are you?”

http://www.expatharem.com/2010/01/15/sinkorswim/Sink or swim

4 comments:

  1. 人生最大的榮耀,不是永遠不敗,而是屢仆屢戰 ..................................................

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  2. Hi Bazaarbayar
    This is Linda from Hats Off to Gaza blog. Thanks for your commment on our blog. We will need all the hands we can get on board for the future.

    This blog is really lovely. I admire textiles and will be reading here more often.

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  3. @ 扇子 Would love to know what you wrote, but I only know English, Turkish and Spanish!

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