Category Archives: Turkey

The cotton castle

Please, allow my inner mountain enthousiast to be lyrical about some rocks! Pamukkale is the Turkish word for cotton castle, so I learned from Wikipedia, and it is a world famous hot spring area, with white calcium carbonate (‘travertine’) terraces overlooking a … Continue reading

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Taking the stage

This thursday we have the Biology Research Day at our university, an event that for the first time brings together all students and PhD-students in Biology from the whole university, to learn from each other and see what is happening … Continue reading

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The land of the setting sun…

… at least, so it felt after a week of beautiful summer weather. The western coast of Turkey boarders the Mediterranean Sea, and every night the sun drops from the sky into the water, painting the world with the warmest colours. Turkey definitely … Continue reading

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