Six String wrote:
Did you feel like an exotic species? That person must have felt proud recognizing a "foreign" accent.
I didn't feel like an exotic species, I was peacefully enjoying a halva-fest when I rather felt accused.
I think she was a little bit panicky, not understanding the language or being able to read anything. She kinda pounced on me in an unsettling way. We were in Greece but she asked me whether I'd feel safe travelling to Turkey. ['Cause, you know, it's just up the road an that].