Going Ahead
Wednesday, May 10th, 2023
The Kackar Mountains in North Eastern Turkey have been fascinating me for a few years and after a couple of misfires a group of us worked our way there in the Northern summer of 2022.   The mountains are rugged but with beautiful Yaylas (Summer meadows).   It’s inhabited by the Hemsin people who are a distinct group from the average Turkish people.   Their music and culture are quite different including a rather unusual set of ba