I should preface this by saying I really did try an learn some Turkish before visiting Istanbul and the western coast. I had some language podcasts and a phrase book. There were times when that was great, times when the basics and hand gestures were enough and a couple times when conversation wasn’t even needed but I still felt like I was following story. This is one example of the latter.
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Living in the US, I take for granted that everyone accepts debit and credit cards as payment. We pulled up to a gas station in the southwest of mainland Greece and filled up. The gas station attendant handed us the bill and then waved off our credit card when we tried too pay. Clearly flustered because we didn’t have enough Euros for it, I tried to ask “where is the ATM?” The attendant pointed down the road and so I hopped out of the car while my husband when in search of cash.