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Scrubbed, Pummeled and Sweaty: the Hammam Turkish Bath Experience

Scrubbed, Pummeled and Sweaty: the Hammam Turkish Bath Experience
... mandatory Turkish experience in Turkey is to partake in one of the oldest rituals in Turkey, the Turkish bath. Found all over the Middle East, the hammam experience isn’t exactly your gentle spa experience. First of all, your aesthetician most often resembles a hairy heavyweight wrestler. But I’m getting ahead of myself here. Most high-end hotels in Turkey tend to have their own toned-down version, but to experience the real thing, you need to swallow your uneasiness (and modesty) and head to...
February 10th, 2009 | Brendan | Read More | Comments: 1
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