2011 proved to be a year of exciting year, and obviously 2012 appears to have a lot in store for us as well…
Some highlights of 2011:
Our trip to Rome and seeing the Colloseum in all of its glory
Caglayan’s perfect proposal, and the excitement of the wedding(s) and the celebrations ahead
Dancing into the night at the weddings of two of my closest friends in Istanbul
Returning to London to see and reconnect with old friends, and rediscover one of my favorite cities…
Exploring Croatia and its beautiful islands, and walking Dubrovnik’s city walls at sunset
Our glamorous end of school event at a Ottoman mansion along the Bosphorous: my friends were the first and the last people on the dance floor
Spending 4 days in beautiful Cappadocia, surrounded by the fairy chimneys of the region…and a hot air balloon ride!
Returning to Bodrum for the third time to celebrate Seker Bayram and explore the beautiful beaches and ruins of the region
Sharing our apartment with friends and guests
The picnic my students and their families held for my partner teacher and I at the end of the school year
Celebrating my birthday with all of the wonderful friends I have made in Istanbul
Spending several days introducing Caglayan to the magic of the Pacific Northwest, and some of my favorite people in the whole world….
Some things to look forward to in 2012:
A trip to New York City to search for the perfect wedding dress
Visiting friends in Paris
Hosting friends and family in Turkey this summer for our Turkish wedding celebration…perhaps in Bodrum?!
Turkish Lessons…yes it is finally time
2-3 months to travel…perhaps Thailand or Mexico?!
Perhaps a trip to Barcelona and/or Amsterdam
Marrying my soul mate, best friend and loving partner, and being able to start our life together in the U.S.