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Die vrou in die stoombad

“Ons almal is op soek na iets. Dit is dalk wat ons almal aan die lewe hou – dié soektog na dit wat ons dink ons gelukkig sal maak.   1,455 more words


Budapest, Hungary

The ever picturesque city of Budapest, the capital of Hungary, resides on the fast flowing river Danube. This originally Celtic city has seen many different influences over the years, and it shows in the city’s wide range of architecture! 294 more words


Pampered like the Gods

Turkish Bath Adventures

As I walked in through the stone carved archway and into ‘Alaadin Turkish bath’ I’m greeted by a young Turkish woman, probably only a year or two older than me. 594 more words


Turkish baths, a source of healing

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Çemberlitaş Bath

From the conquest of Constantinople on, the Ottoman Empire built thousands of public baths in every corner of the city as well as in Anatolian and Balkan cities, showing the importance of water and pureness in Islamic culture.

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The Muslim Times

Bath time!

One of the great little pleasures of life here in Turkey is the traditional Turkish bath or ‘haman’.  It actually became very popular in Victorian England and is based on the same principles as the Roman bath but the focus is on water rather than steam.   207 more words


Sharing baths with strangers

Budapest is famed for its thermal baths that are dotted across the beautiful city. It’s also one of the most beautiful cities in the world with incredible architecture lined up along the Danube River. 1,343 more words