Turkey’s last nomads roam Anatolia


GULNAR, Turkey (Reuters) – When summer comes to southern Turkey, the goats become restless and the Gobut family knows it is time to pack their tents and embark on the long trek north with their herd of 1,000 animals.

Muhammet and his nephew Efe Gobut sleep inside their tent near Konya, Turkey, May 21, 2018. Every year, nomads start walking from Mersin on the Mediterranean coast with more than a thousand goats, travelling to the central Anatolian province of Konya. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

The family is part of the nomadic Yoruk tribe which for more than a millennium has crisscrossed Anatolia, a…



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