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Friday, October 22, 2021
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

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The Hamsa or Hand of Fatima - what does it mean?

The Hamsa or Hand of Fatima – what does it mean?

What is the Hand of Fatima? Similar to the evil eye, the open right-hand symbol known as Hand of...
Ramazan Bayramı - the end of Ramazan

“Ramazan Bayramınız Mübarek Olsun”- May your feast be blessed

This week sees the end of the holy month of Ramadan (Ramazan in Turkey). For the second year, coronavirus restrictions mean that...
Turkey’s Hıdırellez spring festival added to UNESCO list

Hıdırellez – Turkey’s spring festival

Hıdırellez is regarded as one of the most important seasonal festivals in both Turkey and parts of the Middle East.
In Photos: Chora Church / Kariye Camii

In Photos: Chora Church / Kariye Camii

Written for Fethiye Times and with photographs by Sue Fockner-Aşık I had the good fortune to visit Chora Church...
All about Ramazan

All about Ramazan 2021

Muslims to observe the holy month of Ramadan under certain restrictions due to pandemic Muslims in Turkey are gearing...

Water cisterns – relics of a bygone era

Dotted around towns and villages, scattered on hilltops or by the roadside, you will see many domed, circular stone buildings and may wonder what they...
Turkish coffee -"bir fıncan kahvenin kırk yıllık hatırı vardır"

Turkish coffee -“bir fıncan kahvenin kırk yıllık hatırı vardır”

The regards given to coffee in Turkey is expressed in the saying "Bir fıncan kahvenin kırk yıllık hatırı vardır" (One cup of...
Günlükbaşı - the Heart of Fethiye

Günlükbaşı – the Heart of Fethiye

30 years ago, the back streets of Fethiye were a mix of lokantas, vibrant workshops and small private businesses, it was the...
Readers’ Album - Uniquely Turkish Transportation

Readers’ Album – Uniquely Turkish Transportation

Written for Fethiye Times and with photos by Mike Vickers If you’re planning to travel around in Turkey in...
Readers' Album - Collective Nouns

Readers’ Album – Collective Nouns

Written for Fethiye Times and with photos by Mike Vickers. I’ve always admired the wonderfully haphazard eccentricity of collective...

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Turkey Homes have moved

Turkey Homes have moved to brand new premises. Location is a prime consideration when buying property and equally as...
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