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Sunday Snap: Red Peppers in Gaziantep

Winter’s coming to Turkey and it’s time to make sure you have enough dried vegetables for the cold winter’s months ahead. Housewives have been busy stringing red peppers, eggplant, zucchinis and okra and hanging them up to dry in the sun. You can also buy them in the markets. Demand is high at this time […]

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The Beehive Houses of Harran

Heading south from Sanliurfa (Urfa) towards the Syrian border, we drive towards the town of Harran. We’re going there to see the beehive houses that Harran is known for. They date back to the 3rd Century BC though the houses that people live in today were only built in the last two hundred years.  Guide books mention that […]

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Göynük…off the beaten track in Turkey!

In the next three days I am going to take you off the beaten track to three places in Turkey that you probably have never heard of. Join us on this part of our road trip through Turkey. Göynük is a small Ottoman town that we visited as part of a food and photography workshop I […]

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