"Where east isn't necessarily east: Two weeks in Turkey change author's sense of direction
By Haley Edwards
Special to the Seattle Times
Referring to the two weeks I'd spend in Turkey as the 'turkey leg ' of my trip never got old. Hearing about how Turkey is navigating the cultural gauntlet 'between East and West' (capital E, capital W) did.
Even before I arrived in Istanbul's shiny new airport, I was sick of E vs. W: Surely there's more to say about a nation of 69 million people than merely that it occupies an ever-shifting divide between two indeterminate cultural origins?"
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