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re: Istanbul and Turkey: A Primer - LoneStarRanger
[quote]I had a 14 hour layover in Istanbul, coming back from India, so I hired a local guy to drive me to the area around Hagia Sophia and give me a tour. It was pretty awesome. Hagia Sophia impressed me more than the Taj Mahal (not a knock on the Taj). Lots of Roman ruins just outside. The market w...
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re: Istanbul and Turkey: A Primer - LoneStarRanger
[quote]Did you live in Turkey for a few years? Outside of Istanbul, you’ve been to more places than I have.[/quote] I had a client in Istanbul and I was helping his startup break into Europe and the US I stayed for 6 months and made trips across Turkey/Armenia/Georgia/Bulgaria I fell in lov...
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re: Holy Shit!!! Batman Begins' main plot pulled from TAS - LoneStarRanger
[img]big bad[/img] Oh god :eye roll: ...
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re: Istanbul and Turkey: A Primer - LoneStarRanger
[b]Gobekli Tepe near Sanliurfa[/b] The Gobekli Tepe and Karan Tepe ruins are the oldest ruins in the world, and only recently discovered. They are around 11,500 years old and 14,000 years old respectively. These are not heavily visited because of it being only recently discovered. You’ll someti...
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re: Istanbul and Turkey: A Primer - LoneStarRanger
[b]People[/b]: Turks (not to be confused with Arabs) are incredibly kind and sweet. If you learn just a few simple phrases in Turkish, they will be so thrilled, that often, they will treat you like a King [b]Prices[/b]: Turkey is incredibly cheap, especially now. 1 Dollar = 15 Turkish L...
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Istanbul and Turkey: A Primer - LoneStarRanger
I'll start this off, and happy to answer any questions. This will be more of a primer with less details. So if you want specific restaurant recommendations, just ask. (Photos are not mine; I'm not someone who takes many photos, apologies) Let me preface this by saying that Turkey is an incredi...
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re: Sicily for 8 days - LoneStarRanger
Palermo has the best street food and Byzantine Mosaics/Art/Architecture etc Catania has the best restaurants Siracusa has a great old town and home of Archimedes Small towns: Cefalu (Beach, Cathedral and mountain), Agrigento (Valley of the Temples and Capital of Arancini), Taormina (walk a...
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re: Charging phone in Italy and Greece and fanny pack? - LoneStarRanger
Buy a European wall plug for cell phones for $9 [link=(https://www.google.com/aclk?sa=L&ai=DChcSEwjNhe2Xn_H3AhWsbG8EHfqYD3gYABAJGgJqZg&ae=2&sig=AOD64_1R7guuq2r7_0EKq4TtErn4l7A-ew&ctype=5&q=&ved=2ahUKEwjbpOKXn_H3AhVGkmoFHX16AEQQwg8oAHoECAEQDQ&adurl=)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Does anyone know what brand vermouth Ruth Chris uses for the dirty goose martini? - LoneStarRanger
Call them up, they won’t hide the info from you...
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re: Update on My Campaign-State Rep, District 95-Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Foley (AL) - LoneStarRanger
Your criminal justice reform job history and minor in African American studies would give me a pause from voting for you...
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re: Season 4 Finale of Stranger Things Is Over 2 Hours Long - LoneStarRanger
Hopefully they’re not screaming the whole time like in season 4 It seemed like screaming at each other took half of each episode...
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re: TV characters who needed an underrated arse whipping - LoneStarRanger
Andy Bernard, but especially when he returns from the boat trip...
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re: Baws, I pulled the trigger today - LoneStarRanger
[quote]Just out of my own curiosity, and if you’re willing to share, what are your estimated costs per kid per semester to homeschool? Did mom have a job prior to the decision? (Presuming that mom will be the one staying home but please correct me if I’m wrong) [/quote] $1500/yr ($750 per semeste...
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re: Baws, I pulled the trigger today - LoneStarRanger
[quote]Don't let them go away to college. That's what screwed up my daughter.[/quote] Kids that go away (and live on campus) for college are more likely to turn out as liberals. Keep your kids close through all of their schooling...
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re: Baws, I pulled the trigger today - LoneStarRanger
My wife and I have decided to homeschool Good Catholic homeschool group up in our neck of the woods But we assume the Dems will try to outlaw homeschooling at some point in the near future, so we are content with being outlaws...
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re: It's here! The Biometric ID has arrived - LoneStarRanger
The Feds already have your biometric face scans via your Drivers License (see REAL ID) This was inevitable unfortunately ...
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re: If you cant figure out how to raise a kid without store bought form, adoption is an option - LoneStarRanger
Darwinism would say you shouldn’t have survived...
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re: If you cant figure out how to raise a kid without store bought form, adoption is an option - LoneStarRanger
My wife breast feeds. No need to be reliant on formula...
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