3 films Found
The Turkish government has a heavy hand in religious practice within its borders. Muslims have severely restricted freedoms, a black mark against its international image.
The ancient bath-houses of Istanbul are rapidly disappearing, as they fall prey to modern in-house bathrooms and changing taste.
Among the fresh food and cheap gold at the market are gleaming pipes or ‘hookahs’, also known as hubbly bubblies. Tourism often speeds the demise of local custom, but here it is reviving interest in an ancient pastime.