Category Archives: Turkey

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Bullfighting and Oil Wrestling in the Kaçkar Mountains of Turkey

Bullfighting Oil Wrestling

That’s some serious bull! Along with the melting of the snow, the green pastures of the yayla (high pastures) bring a sense of excitement to the isolated people of the Kaçkar mountains.  It is a time for picnics and festivals.  In Artvin, nestled high over the Çoruh River, the end of June, beginning of July is the Kafkisor […]

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