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October 31st, 2009

Couchsurfing in Istanbul (part 1)

This post turned out to be too long so I splitted it into two parts. I am sorry for being late with it and I hope those who insisted on it will excuse me! :)

Introduction

A month ago a friend of mine – Hristo called me with an offer which sounded like this:

– Hey! What about couchsurfing in Istanbul at the first meeting of “Turkish and Bulgarian Friends” group?

You see… I had an idea about what couchsurfing was (or at least I thought so) and I was not very keen on it. We live in a dangerous world after all and sleepovers at the home of someone I didn’t know sounded a bit risky to me. I generally prefer not doing anything to taking any risks but this time I decided to do something against my nature. So I agreed… but I bought myself a sleeping bag just in case. :)

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