Entertaining "Consumers" At Ankara Shopping Mall

Entertaining Consumers At Ankara Shopping Mall

This is a photo of one of the many shopping malls in Ankara. When I tell people that I took my vacation in Turkey, some still ask me about camels. There are no camels in Turkey, maybe with the exception of zoos and camel rides.

Every culture we are not intimately familiar with, we associate with a stereotype or caricature. We don't even need to go to foreign countries - this is evident even within subcultures in the U.S. A Southerner is but a caricature for most New Yorkers. Similarly, San Francisco has an "image" associated with it that at best be described as a caricature for many who have not spent time there. Hollywood and television further distort our already twisted image of other cultures...

Piano At Mall
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