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    High plateaus- A Life Style

    by voyageur2 Written Sep 1, 2003

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    Uzung��l, Caykara

    Favorite thing: Traditionaly, Eastern Black Sea People have strong rural roots. City dwellers look for an opportunity to go to thier villages and plateaus while they have some free time. Cars and buses fills mountain roads in summertime mostly. Plateaus are important festival places. Watching and joining those activities will be right way of learning more about region.

    Fondest memory: I visited eastern districts of Trabzon including Surmene and Of. And I can never forget crystal waters of Camburnu Beach in Surmene and tea gardens in Of.

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    • Festivals
    • Arts and Culture

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    PLATEAUS

    by harunakpinar Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fondest memory: Local Days of Celebration:

    Hýdrellez
    Region-wide
    6 May

    Commemoration Day for Sultanmurat Martyrs
    Çaykara-Sürmene
    23 June

    Atatürk's First Visit toTrabzon
    Trabzon-Center
    15 September

    Day of the Conquest
    Trabzon-Center
    24-26 October

    Ahi Culture Week
    Trabzon-Center
    12-18 October

    Freedom from Occupation Days:

    Freedom Day - Vakfýkebir
    Vakfýkebir
    14 February

    Freedom Day - Tonya
    Tonya
    15 February

    Freedom Day - Akçaabat
    Akçaabat
    17 February

    Freedom Day - Trabzon
    Trabzon
    24 February

    Freedom Day - Arsin
    Arsin
    24 February

    Freedom Day - Yomra
    Yomra
    24 February

    Freedom Day - Maçka
    Maçka
    25 February

    Freedom Day - Sürmene
    Sürmene
    26 February

    Freedom Day - Çaykara
    Çaykara
    27 February

    Freedom Day - Of
    Of
    28 February

    Festivities

    Kadýrga Festivities
    Trabzon Vakfýkebir Kadýrga Plateau
    J3rd Friday of uly

    Akçaabat Hýdýrnebi Festivities
    Akçaabat
    20-22 July

    Hometown Association Celebrations
    Trabzon- Akçaabat
    21 June

    Aladurbiya Marine Celebrations
    Trabzon-Coasts
    23-29 June

    Sisdaðý Festivities
    Þalpazarý- Vakfýkebir
    3rd. Saturday of July

    'Yayla Ortasý' Plateau Festivities
    Tonya
    14 August

    Akçaabat Karaaptal Festivities
    Akçaabat
    14 August

    'Yayla Ortasý' Plateau Festivities
    Çaykara
    15 August

    Baypýnarý Festivities
    Tonya
    25 August

    Sivri Tepesi (Pointed Hill) Celebrations
    Tonya
    4 September

    Moving to Plateau Celebrations
    Trabzon Tonya / Vakfýkebir Þalpazarý Villages
    In June

    Honefter Festivities
    Trabzon-Tonya
    21 August

    Çürük Ortasý Festivities
    Çaykara Sultan Murat Plateau
    15-17 August

    Simri Ýzmiç Celebrations
    Trabzon-Tonya
    28 August

    'Keþkek 'Day
    Doruh Kiriþ Village Kasýmoðlu
    First Day of Ramadan Holiday

    May Celebrations of Eastern Black Sea Coast
    Region-wide
    20 May

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    Walk from Ataturk Alani to the old town

    by maykal Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    Old houses in the ravines

    Favorite thing: I have to admit, Lonely Planet did well to suggest the walk from Ataturk Alani to the older quarters of Trabzon...it was a walk I did often and got to know well, each time taking a different route. You can either take Uzun Sokagi, a narrow but long street with all the trendy shops, or take the route through the markets...either way, you'll end up in Ortahisar, the oldest part of Trabzon. It is reached on either side by bridges across a ravine...down below in the ravines are picturesque but slightly seedy residential quarters...the only problem I had was finding a road down into them! Ortahisar isn't huge, and it is difficult to get lost, but the more I walked around this area, the more I came to love Trabzon. It isn't a city designed for walking, as the streets are full of cars, and the centre is quite a distance from the old quartes, plus it is a surprisingly hilly city, but for me, walking is the best way to discover Trabzon.

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    GANITA,Nature possessed an...

    by harunakpinar Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: GANITA,
    Nature possessed an entirely different beauty in the Trabzon of yesterday; Ganita, with its crystal-clear sea, was a source of renewal for our love of Trabzon, its gardens were full of orange, pomegranate and fig trees. The classical music played in Meydan Park, accompanied by the voice of Hafýz Burhan, created another world. Now we see that so much of Trabzon's valuable heritage has become a thing of the past. The famous Sümer Cinema survives only in photographs; Suluhan and the Þems Hotel, like many cinemas and precious parts of Trabzon's heritage have been destroyed, leaving behind them nothing but yearning...

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    Run to the hills !You must...

    by Gezgin_Perci Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Run to the hills !
    You must eat 'MIHLAMA' a kind of melted cheese,get the best honey you can ever find (but you have to find the right one, ask to test them, look if the got sugar or not in it !) Vists the Sumela monastry and the mounatins

    Fondest memory: You can easilly bee invited to stay and eat whith local people, great food, very nice vegetation an animal life, great for hiking ( not for climbing except Vercenik wall)
    The hamam called 'termal' in Ayder after one week on the mountains feels great.

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