at Starbucks

starbucks

No Starbucks (há muitos na Turquia) onde nos encontrarmos com o Huseyin, Can, Mert e Semih. Nesta noite já havia muita neve em Eskisehir. Aparentemente há uma tradição em que as pessoas se juntam em frente ao Espark (centro comercial) para fazerem uma batalha com bolas de neve. A coisa parece pacífica mas ouvi histórias de que nem sempre é assim. A polícia por vezes é chama a intervir, algumas bolas de neve por vezes levam pedras dentro, as pessoas que vão no metro são atacadas quando este pára e abre as portas, entre outros. Nesta noite, a dada altura a esplanada do Starbucks foi completamente bombardeada com bolas de neve. Os funcionários não gostaram…

At Starbucks (they are a lot in Turkey) where we meet with Huseyin, Can, Mert and Semih. This night you could see a lot of snow everywhere in Eskisehir. Apparently there is a tradition that people gather in front of Espark (shopping mall) to do a snowball battle. It looks something peaceful but I heard some stories telling that it is not always like that. Sometimes the police is called to handle the crowd, some snowballs sometimes have stones inside, the people that are travelling in the metro are attacked by snowballs when the metro stops and opens the doors, among other things. This night, at some point, the Starbuck’s esplanade was completely bombed with snowballs. The staff didn’t like…

Eskisehir, Turquia, 30.12.2014

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