Kapadokya Seramik – handmade pottery

Cappadocia is known for beautifully handmade and hand-painted ceramics.  It is an ancient Turkish art.  One of my favorite places is Kapadokya Seramik, a family owned business. It is a quite large location with much to choose from, one piece more beautiful than the next. At Kapadokya Seramik, they generally make the ceramics in winter, but... Continue Reading →

Beypazari Festival this weekend!

The Beypazari Festival has started and will continue through Sunday evening. There will be many concerts, exhibitions and activities.  There are also booths selling local food,arts, crafts, and other items. Beypazari is a tiny, lovely village, full of restored Ottoman homes, approximately 100 km from Ankara. I believe there are buses running there. It is also famous for... Continue Reading →

A Little Turkish Brightens the Day

I wasn't feeling well yesterday, but I kept to the schedule and treated my mother and sister to a day in the City.  The plan was to visit my brother-in-law, who so sweetly invited us to lunch.  Oh, right, the "first-born" sister was there too. But first, we made a little tour of my old... Continue Reading →

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