On the plane to Malatya we were the only non-turkish or kurdish people and attracted quite an attention. Some people asked us politely, why we were going to Malatya.Tourists don't normally seem to go there. We found the town to be modern and booming, with a wonderful basar in the middle. Malatya is the centre of apricot production in Turkey. A big part of the basar is devoted
to fruits, dried fruits and nuts. We enjoyed an evening there before flying back to Istanbul and Vienna.
Ladies who want to show their political correctness in accordance with the AKP wear these dresses.
Some even manage to look elegant in them and slowly there is even some fashion creeping into the
This friendly gentleman wears a traditional beard also showing his religious conviction. He sells
butter and yoghurt.