Mersin-10, Turkey

 

Mersin-10, Turkey

(2015)

Eddie J. Girdner

The fragrant scent of Jasmine saturates the air as the powerful Mercedes taxi roars off into the night. I was headed for new adventures teaching at a university in North Cyprus. It was a shot in the dark. This beautiful little piece of earth touched by heaven was not all sunshine, romance and beaches, as I was to discover, while toiling in the academic trenches.

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