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KIRKPINAR - All about Turkish Oilwrestling By Mohamed el-Fers
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It is the Oldest Sport of the World! The muscled glory of oil-coated Turkish wrestling has a Guinness World Record for the longest running of all sports competition. KIRKPINAR, All about oilwrestling... More > is the name of the book by Murat Kirbaçoglu and Mohamed el-Fers. It leads you through the ins and outs, do's and donts of the Olders Sport on Earth, held annually in the summer near Edirne, Turkey (formerly known as Adrianople). Although not a photobook on pocketsize, it has loads of pictures, all b/w and most grabs of what is known as the 'Pirelli Calendar for the Lady' by oilpainting artist M-Rat. But one small picture made my day: The oldest piece of evidence of oilwrestling from Assyria, made 4.660 years ago!< Less
Sultan's Trail - Wandelen in Turkije By Sedat Cakir
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Volg de voetstappen van de Sultan! De bekoring van het Turkse gedeelte van de Sultan’s Trail, een Europees cultureel wandel- en ¬ fietspad van Wenen naar Istanbul, is vooral gelegen in de... More > landschappelijke variatie en de enorme gastvrijheid van de Turkse bevolking. Onderweg ontdek je de verborgen schatten van de oude Thraciërs, Romeinen, Osmanen en het huidige Turkije. Het Turkse gedeelte van de Sultan’s Trail beslaat ongeveer 330 kilometer. Deze gids beschrijft de route en geeft GPS-codes van de dorpen en steden onderweg. Er staan suggesties in voor de overnachtingsmogelijkheden en horeca-gelegenheden, evenals algemene en cultuur-historische achtergrondinformatie. Per wandeldag is een detailkaart opgenomen. Een onmisbare compagnon voor onderweg!< Less
By Bike Along Aegean Turkey By Tony Gibb
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Inspired by a webpage describing UNESCO World Heritage sites in Western Turkey, the author travelled from Istanbul to visit Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman sites along the Aegean Coast and the... More > Sea of Marmara. A folding cycle provided the vehicle for most of the travel. From the bike, people and places appeared in closeup. Sites visited included Istanbul, Edirne (Adrianople), Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Izmir (Smyrna), Ephesus, Hierapolis/Pamukkale and Bursa. This ebook is adapted from a daily journal of the trip. Many colour photos of the places visited illustrate the text.< Less

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