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get to know more people&culture as much as i can :)
"I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one
I hope some day you'll join us
And the world will be as one..."
"No master or kings when the ritual begins.."
from an extraordinary electrical engineer.
Love dancing, listening music and drinking. That's why like going out at nights.. (The truth is I'm working during the day, like all other sheeoples.. )
Summer is favorite..Sea,Sun,Fun.. That was also one of the reason how I moved from Liverpool to Doha.
If you read my profile please call me Husso so I can understand that you have read my profile.
WASTE TODAY, RISK TOMORROW... Live the moment :)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Try to be a good host and a surfer coz in my opinion CS is the easiest way to know more about the city and the culture of where you are visiting and also it is the easiest way to meet new open minded people;)
I have been hosting people in Istanbul,Bologna,Liverpool,Doha. Been hosted almost all around the world..
listening music,night clubs, dancing, meeting new people and listen their crazy stories..
and also drinking ;) i have a big collection of alcoholic beverages from all aorund the world and i will be really appriciate if u bring even a small bottle:)
I am an expert of renewable energy systems. Hydrogen, wind and solar systems.
- world cup
- emergency services
- study abroad
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
-I did erasmus in Bologna and I can say it is the most amazing thing that I ve done in my life. (updated version below)
-I've done 6 weeks of back packing in Brasil during the World Cup 2014 begining of June to almost end of July. No hotel, no hostel only CS and night bus, plane etc.. Stayed in the middle of Amazon Rain Forests for 2 nights. So far this is the most amazing thing I've ever done. Let's wait for the update :)
-I went to Cirque du Soleil and I watched the show next to the stage I had chance to touch the performers. I highly recommend you guys to go to this event.
Teach, Learn, Share
QATAR USEFUL INFORMATION:
-You are not allowed to bring any alcohol in the country. All bags are checked at the airport. If you are trying to enter the country with alcohol it is a criminal offence. 99% they forgive tourists and no penalty for them but they take the alcohol anyway. I think it is enough punishment :)
-If the taxi light is RED already which means that the taxi meter has been active already. Be careful!
-Renting a car a little bit more expensive. This tip for the ones who are going to stay here, who has recently moved. Instead of renting a car for couple of months it is better to buy one cheap one for first couple of months then you can sell it and buy your dream car. I think the cheapest renting deals are with GO rent a car. I did rent with them 2-3 times and liked the cars and their service. If you are coming to Doha for 2-3 days then it is also better to rent a car. (Be careful about the traffic jams during the rush hours)
-Women do not need to wear head scurf or do not need to cover themselves but too short dresses and/or sleeveless shirts are not acceptable neither.
TURKIYE USEFUL INFORMATION :
Electricity: The main voltage is 220V and 50Hz Central European type wall socket(two-pin plugs) is standard in Turkiye.
Mobile Phones: The major GSM operators in Turkiye are Turkcell,Vodafone,Avea. You can use ur mobile in Turkiye if ur provider has enabled international roaming.However if u intend to stay for a long time, it may be preferable to buy a local pre-paid SIM Card. Take ur phone and ur passport to a Turkish mobile phone shop. Country Code : +90
Museums : Most Museums and palaces are open everyday except Mondays! Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday instead of Mondays, Dolmabahce Palace is closed Mondays &Thursdays, Chora Church is closed on Wednedays!
Post Office Services: Major Post Offices are open from 8:00-00:00 Monday to Saturday and from 9:00 to 19:00 on Sundays. Smaller offices are open from 8.30-12.30 and rom 13.30-17.30 and maybe closed at weekends.
Time: Local time is equal to GMT +2 hours. Same time zone all over the country.
My number : ASK
Emergencey : 112
Police : 155
Water: Bottled water is recommended, which is readily and affordably available.
Weather :For general and up to date infos visit www.meteor.gov.tr
DID U KNOW ?
-The famous Trojan Wars took place in Western Turkiye Truva town, only 4-5 hours far from Istanbul by bus.
-Ephesus and Halicarnasus , two of the most famous places of the ancient world, are both in Turkiye.
-Julius Cesat proclaimed his celebrated words , "Veni,Vidi,Vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered) in North Anatolia when he defeated the Pontus, a formidable kingdom in the Black Sea Region of Turkiye.
-St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Clause, was bornin Demre, on Turkiye's Mediterranean Coast.
-Virgin Marry's house where she spent her las days, situated on the top of Bulbul Dag (Ephesus), is considered as a holy place for all religions.
-UNESCO declares Pamukkale and Zelve Open Air Museum as world heritages.
-The millenium stone at Sultan Ahmet Square in Istanbul was the zero meridian point of the world once upon a time.
-The worlds greatest amphora and glass collection (The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology) is in Bodrum Castle. In my Home Town :)
-The Best preserved Roman Theater is located is located in Aspendos Antic City, Antalya.
-The first Univercity in History is in Harran, south-east of Turkiye.
-The Europe's largest wooden building in in Princes Islands, half an hour far from Istanbul by ferry.
-Tunel Underground Funicular, is the second oldest underground metro of the world after the London Metro.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Italy, Qatar, Turkey, United Kingdom