This photo was taken in November 2004, as I celebrated Thanksgiving with my friends, the Obidin family. We had such fun cooking and eating a traditional Thanksgiving meal, substituting chicken for turkey. They especially enjoyed my home-made...
Host community friends; Traditional dress; Celebrations
This is my best friend in the village dressing me in traditional Turkish costume for a wedding. It was taken in March 2010 in my Bulgarian village which is almost completely inhabited by Turkish Bulgarians.
Taken in March 2010 in Bulgaria. This is Sevgi, and she is holding the two eggs she just dyed in preparation for Easter. Although the village is primarily Muslim, people there appreciate and sometimes participate in Christian holidays.