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Elusive Image Photography • View topic - Day 7 April 6

Day 7 April 6

2009 daily travel journal to western Turkey. Journal begins March 30, 2009.

Day 7 April 6

Postby jamesfc on Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:44 am

This is a quick catch up post. We stayed at a former girls school in Guzelyurt last night and there was no Internet access. However, we visited a very nice family and had breakfast - Meli has known them for a long time and they live in an old Greek house which is now a bed and breakfast.

Last night we were in for a surprise when it started to rain, then turned to snow and sleet! Exciting, but the snow melted quickly the next morning.

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Old abandoned monastary at Guzelyurt
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Monastary and Lake
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We also visited a potter, Galip Korukcu in Chez Galip Avanos, who demonstrated the technique for making Turkish pottery. He also teaches pottery and to remember his students, he would clip a little bit of their hair and attach their names to the clipping and hang them in his studio. He has done this for so many years that he has been featured in the Guiness Book of World Records for the largest collection of human hair!

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Galip Korukcu in Chez Galip Avanos at work
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Galip Korukcu and Guiness Book human hair collection
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We also visited an underground city where the earliest Christians - 1500 of them - hid from Roman prosecuters. This is an incredible labyrinth of small rooms where people lived, made wine, had a hospital and even kept animals. They could roll huge millstones in front of entrances to keep out attackers. Simply incredible.

Tomorrow we leave Guzelyurt and drive to Konya.
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