Kokoreç & Kumru in Oba

More and more of the restaurants in Oba had closed down, and mom and I were looking for a place to eat. We discovered this restaurant by the taxi central, and we ordered meat balls, a portion to share. It was a pleasant experience, and the food was tasty. I will give this restaurant an 8 out of 10 on my review.

They didn`t have much on the menu, but we wanted meat balls. The staff were very friendly, and it didn`t take long to wait for the food.

Antep Sofrasi in Oba

After we were done at the market, we needed some coffee and something to eat. We stopped by Antep Sofrasi, a lovely little restaurant by the market.

We ordered a Turkish pizza, which was delicious. The coffee also tasted very good. I will give this restaurant 8 out of 10 on my review.

And it only cost us 12 lire! (For the pizza)

After we came back to Dim Villa, we had an in between meal with some of the stuff we bought at the market: avocado, radish and cheese:

SOLSIDEN Restaurant in Oba and back at the market

After church service in Oba, we needed something to eat. We discovered SOLSIDEN Restaurant by the main street. They obviously catered to a Norwegian crowd, and some waiters even spoke Norwegian too. It was late in the season, so there was not a lot to pick from on the menu. We asked if they had shrimp casserole, and they did not. So we ended up ordering an osmanish kebab to share.

It was a bit bigger than the other kebabs we have had. Also not as tasty as at Aisha`s. But overall a good restaurant experience. I will give it a 8,5 out of 10 on my review. The starters were great, with dips, olives and garlic butter and turkish bread. And the stew itself was very good.

The next day we were back at the market, and we bought more dried fruits and also some extremely cheap vegetables and cheese. We recommend everybody to go to the market for food, because they also let you taste before you buy, and the prices are great.

Christmas concert at Rick`s and Christmas shopping and preparations

I went to Rick`s and witnessed a great christian concert made by the church Salt:

I had been to restaurant Pascal to a couple of days earlier and enjoyed a huge plate of Cesars salad. Thankfully, my mom came from court to save me and eat the rest of the meal. I will give this restaurant a 9 out of 10 on my review.

Then I went home to my home town and we did some Christmas shopping at SunnBok and Misjonssentralen Gjenbruk.

We then made dates with bacon wrapped around them as a pre Christmas meal:

Then mom and I prepared the Christmas table and Christmas tree.

Disappointment at Bistro Dolphine`s and church service in Oba

We went back to Bistro Dolphine`s and asked if they could make a shrimp casserole for us to share. This was no problem.

The shrimp casserole was delicious, but after my gastric sleeve surgery, I was only able to handle this:

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Then a guy who called himself “Jackson” came and introduced himself. I had never seen him before. He said he was looking for a girl to be his girlfriend to teach him some Norwegian, and asked if that could be me. When I wasn`t interested, he made comments that were rude. I had in one hair extention, and he walked around saying my hair wasn`t real. I really hope the guys at Dolphine`s fire this guy before he ruins the experience of other restaurant guests in the future.

After the meal, the father of Yunus offered to give us a ride home. This was great! I will give this experience an 8 out of 10, but as I wrote earlier, I hope they fire this guy “Jackson.”

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The next day, we were in Oba for church service. It was a really nice time. After that we walked about the empty streets of Oba, seeing the different restaurants closed down for the season.

Back at Aisha`s, going to the beach and meeting Han

Mom and I decided to go to Aisha`s place for an osmanish kebab. We were greeted with hugs and kisses by Aisha and her husband Gilad.

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They are so lovely! We ordered an osmanish kebab to share, and it was of course the best we have tasted. I will give this restaurant a 9,5 out of 10 on my review. We have been here so many times, we are treated as members of the family! And it only cost us 29 turkish lire.

The next day we were back at the beach

And I think I looked good in my new bikini:

We had a lot of contact with a waiter named Han, and he always treated me and mom as royalty!

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Summer Love Restaurant, new mattresses and new bikinis

My mom and I went to Summer Love Restaurant. We decided to share a shrimp casserole. We were the only guests, as the season was coming to an end. The starters came quickly, bread with olives and dips. Then the most delicious casserole I have tasted was served.

The manager Halil, was in a good mood as always, and treated me and mom as princesses!

I will give this restaurant experience a 9 out of 10 on my review.

The next day, mom and I went shopping for new mattresses for our beds. We ended up in a furniture shop in Oba, and bought two new mattresses:

We have never slept like this before, it was an awesome feeling.

We also needed new bikinis, and we found a great clothes store in Tosmur with beautiful bikinis: