The Turkish herald
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Heralding from the Turkish world * Monthly * JULY-AUGUST 2006
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Turkish Oiled Wrestling
This tournament is on 1st - 2nd july this year. This ancient sport started in Turkey in 1361. Competitors are covered in olive oil and wear only leather shorts. And this competition is open to men only.
Throughout the tournament a group of muscians play traditional wrestling music. This unique tournament takes place every year in Kirkpinar, Turkey.
A Super luxury hotel in Turkbuku bay that has over 490 deluxe rooms and 45 luxury villas. These luxury villas have five bedrooms and their own swimming pool.
The hotel also provides excellent conference facilities with the capacity for 480 delegates. It is situated by the sea with its own beach. To find out more information visit:
Istanbul's Turkish Baths(Hamam) are very special buildings dating back to the Ottoman time.
In a Turkish Bath, the main room consists of a raised marble platform which graces the centre of the Hamam and is known as Gobektasi (Belly stone). the heath on the surface of the Gobektasi might wary from warm to very hot depending on customer's desire.
These lovely old buildings are always worth to visit.
This is a special breed of donkey. This native of Cyprus is very stubborn but loyal. Many books and poems have been written in praise of this donkey.
The Turks Today
Author: Andrew Mango
This is a very informative book about the modern Turkish politics and economy.
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