Turkey’s Wild East

Kay and I are walking along the main street in Tatvan, a Kurdish town on the western shore of Lake Van in Turkey’s  ‘Wild East.’ It is evening and both sides of the street overflow with men, and men only, chatting and relaxing.

Jonesin’ for a beer, we’ve walked the street from end to end trying, without luck, to find a store that sells it. A cold beer would really taste good right now after a dry, hot July day of sightseeing.

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