Selcuk Local Customs

  • Selçuk - Turkey
    Selçuk - Turkey
    by solopes
  • Our guide Mohammed in fashion-show
    Our guide Mohammed in fashion-show
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • outdoor market in Selcuk
    outdoor market in Selcuk
    by guell

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    Shoe blacks

    by solopes Updated May 16, 2012

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    Sel��uk - Turkey

    I must confess my surprise by the image of shoe blacks in Turkey.

    This occupation, fading in the west, gets in Turkey an interesting look, by the decoration of their working boxes.

    Too big to a comfortable transportation, they are, however, a true piece of art.

    We all were using slippers - bad to business...

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    • Arts and Culture

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  • Camel Wrestling

    by denizkizi Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    While the Spanish have bullfights, the Turks have camel wrestling!! It is famous in the Aegean region. You can only watch it on January or February.

    Men mostly go there to drink raki while watching it hehe....

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    Mohammed and fashion-show

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Feb 3, 2009

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    Our guide Mohammed in fashion-show

    I want to tell a few words about our guide Mohammed here. First of all we were surprised with his perfect Russian! Sometimes when I didn’t see him and only listened to his talking I thought he was almost Russian with very slight Caucasian accent…

    The second – he knew the subject of this tour “By paths of Ancient Civilizations” rather well and we were very grateful to him for his professionalism.

    The third – he was very artistic and felt at ease at every moment with us: during excursions, at the restaurant in dancing and in the Populer Leather Market as a fashion-show man!
    May be he will see these my pages one day and I want to tell him thanks and wish all the best in his difficult but very interesting work!

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    Saturday Market

    by guell Updated Nov 21, 2003

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    outdoor market in Selcuk

    Every Saturday, the town fills up with merchants selling everything from antiques to teapots to figs and apples. This is when the locals come out of their homes to shop and mingle. Try to be there!

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