Category Archives: Puppets on the move around the world

Head for the Zeytin Cafe in Ürgüp, Kapadokya


While on their homecoming tour of Cappadocia (Kapadokya), the Karagöz puppets stumbled upon the most wonderful restaurant in Ürgüp.  As you will recall, Mercan Bey, the spice trader, is an expert at finding amazing food no matter where he is … Continue reading

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The puppets celebrate a wedding on the Georgian border


The Karagöz puppets are all a-twitter about the upcoming Valentine’s day celebration.  Between valentine-making parties and the preparation of sweets, you can imagine that they haven’t been thinking much about blogging. So this morning, I asked them to tell me … Continue reading

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The Karagöz puppets have a psychotic experience in Bursa


Recently, I went to visit the puppets while they were on sabbatical in Turkey. We met up in Istanbul and took in some sightseeing in Safranbolu before heading to their point of origin – Bursa. As you may know, Karagöz … Continue reading

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