Turkish kepenek -wearable tent/cloak, weighs up to 12 lbs.

~ turkish shepherd wearing a kepenek - a felted wearable tent/cloak, weighs up to 12 lbs ~

In Istanbul, Balık Ekmek is the street food to try.

Anyone who visits Istanbul must eat balık ekmek (fish sandwich; It's not codified in law or anything, but eating a grilled fish sandwich next to the water is as required of tourists in Istanbul as spending at.

Anadolu Ocağı "Fotoğraf Ibrahim Aysündü// / Trabzon

Anatolian woman Trabzon/Turkey Photo by Ibrahim Aysündü

Mardin Turkey

BAKIRCILIK (copper smith, and more generally: metal craftsman).

cumalıkızık, bursa, westtürkei

Life in Cumalıkızık, Turkey. Cumalıkızık is a village in the Yıldırım district of Bursa Province, located 10 kilometers east of the city of Bursa, at the foot of Mount Uludağ. Its history goes back to the Ottoman Empire's foundation period.


Izmir has them also.when you can smell them roasting you KNOW that fall is in the air! Bring roasted chestnuts home, dip them in Turkish natural honey.