So as I don't have much on here about my time in Turkey, I thought I'd give you a little story. The first night the YES students and I arrived in Turkey, we were exhausted and travel-weary from our 9 hour flight. I happened to be pissed off for reasons unknown, and desperately wanted to take a scorching bath to soothe my angry bones. So once everyone had done their thing, I sauntered off the the bathroom, undressed, and searched around for the bathtub stopper. It was nowhere to be found. So, towel-clad and increasingly angry, I enlisted the help of my half-asleep roommate (Hana) to fix my plight. After much grumbling, I realized that there was not a plug to be found and it must have gotten lost. So I plugged the drain with a towel.
Now, I'm not normally so adamant about baths, but while I was in Turkey I craved them. Now that I'm back, not so much. When we moved to the next hotel, I had the same problem.
"Don't any of these places have stoppers for the tub?!" I remember asking the YESers in exasperation. Eventually I found out that Turkey doesn't really have baths. And that the "bathtubs" that I kept trying to plug up were actually showers...that just taunted me by looking like a tub.
So moral of the story, if you're in Turkey and you can't find the tub stopper, it probably doesn't exist.
Kind of a depressing song, but it's been on repeat for the past few days.