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Yörük – the nomads of Türkiye

Yörüks are a people who have maintained their way of life over the centuries in the face of heavy odds. Yörük – the nomads of Türkiye. For hundreds of years, at the beginning of every summer, they have packed up their belongings and made the long trek from the hot coastal plains to summer in the […]

In photos: Kayaköy Festival (Şenliği) – music, dance and much more

“The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals” – Siddharth Katragadda Visit Kayaköy on any other day of the year and you’ll find a sleepy village, watched over by abandoned crumbling buildings, a reminder of a life gone by. The eerie air of stillness that hangs over the deserted village was replaced by […]

Üzümlü celebrates spring with a festival of fun

This article was written for Fethiye Times by Steve Parsley The 11th Yeşilüzümlü spring mushroom and dastar festival was a huge success at the weekend – despite the weather. Supported every year by Fethiye Belediye, the programme began on Friday afternoon (April 5, 2019) and continued into Saturday when persistent, heavy rain meant crowds may have […]