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This festival has a past of more than 800 years.Once upon a time in Denizli/Cal ,there was a sheppard.That sheppard fell in love to the girl of the king and so she did.They had wanted to marry with each other but King didnt want this so he wanted a impossible thing from sheppard ,if sheppard could succeed it,king would allow them for marriage.The condition for marriage was that,sheppard must have took his sheeps and feed them with salt for 3 days and he would pass the river with his sheeps but none of the sheeps would drink water.After that he feed his sheeps with salt for 3 days,and took herd and pass the river.His main sheep helped him in this event (by the way that sheep was called "El Koyun" in Turkish.)So he succeeded the King's will.Here is the legend ,and every year many sheppards are trying to pass his sheeps from water like he did in past.And the one who is successfull,take prize.I can suggest you to visit that festival,its in every agust ,in aa village called Asagiseyit in providence of Cal ( Denizli City).

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  • Copyright: Emre Cakir (slayer35) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 26] (267)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-09-11
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Camera: nikon d300
  • Exposure: f/6.3, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-09-13 1:19
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