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Basak Taner - Istanbul, Turkey - Turkish (Global Lives Project, 2013) - 143000-145959

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Hello? I'm good Mum, what are you doing? Oh you've come to ours? How's the girl? Aw my birdie.. You can go, I'm around Sultanbeyli, delivering medicine... Erm, what was I going to say? Well, there's also a few more places I'm going to deliver to in Istanbul today, I'll probably be back in the afternoon. Is it raining there, because it's drizzling here lightly? ...right... Good, good, I'll let you know when I'm on my way anyway, ask if there's anything you need and then get it. Is everything okay? How's the girl... Perhaps I should give her some paracetamol? She's good overall, yeah well her tooth is going to come out, what a stubborn tooth. Oh okay, let's do that. Because she wasn't comfortable during the night. Yeah but before she slept, it was still erm... open. was open... Alright, okay, I'm kissing my birdie... okay bye bye, bye bye my dear. There's English everywhere. What's Pleki doing in Sultanbeyinde? What is Pleki? 'Driving course in Sultanlar Pleki'... Turkish has gone down the drain.. Come on, move! Move on! it's green for me. There could have been even less space here! Yeah! Okay... Mrs. Menemse's medicine is more urgent, wait for me Aunt Hamide. Let's have a look where are we... where are we? I think it's here... Oh and there's enough space here to beat a duvet! Shouldn't leave it in sunshine... This isn't the first floor, it's the second floor! Hello! Hello, come on in... Mrs. Menemse right? Come in, yes it's me. How are you? Are you well? Thank you, come on in! Thank you, here I brought your medicine. Yes thank you very much, thank you. No problem, how is your health, are you well? Praise be. Is everything okay? We're getting by. I've found you well, thank you, thanks... Is it going to be like this, by the door? I should go now, I'm going to continue delivering... ...thank you, next time I will come inside. I hope so, you're welcome. It's nice to meet you. You too, see you, thank you. Thanks, thank you. Have a nice day. You too, you too, thanks. Ah what's this, there's some wool? Hm look at that! And there's no one around? Look at this, it's like hair! Wool Seller? Hello, who's looking after this wool? From that building? What are they doing with this wool? Really? ... hmm they let it wait out in the open like this for a while? They've washed it, so they're waiting for it to dry. Ahh a bed made from wool? Ah how nice! It's dried, though it's dry, you should let them know! Goodbye Aunt Hamide... ... I'm coming, wait for me. What are you waiting for my friend? Okay then. Where was this place? Is it at the back? I think it's the bit at the back, yeah we've passed it... ...I'll just leave it here. Or I'll park in the shade...'s really hot. Aunt Hamide are you in the garden? Aunt Hamide? Aunt Hamide? Should I go up? Aunt Hamide? Hu hu? Aunt Hamide? You're gonna get me to go up aren't you Aunt Hamide!

Video Details

Duration: 30 minutes and 1 second
Country: Turkey
Language: Turkish
Producer: Mutlu Vrysopoulos
Views: 53
Posted by: globallives on Aug 19, 2014

Basak drives around delivering pharmaceuticals.

This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Basak Taner, a pharmaceutical delivery person in Istanbul, Turkey. Produced by Mutlu Vrysopoulos, Onur Aldogan, Huseyin Kok, Orhan Caliskan, Mert Aldogan, Semih Gur, Suphi Uzun and Muhammed Genc, this video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience.

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