19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

Bilecik Çukurören, Turkey, is a cute little village famous for its hot red peppers. I visited on a day trip from Ankara. The village people are incredibly hospitable, which made taking photos a pleasure. Halil İbrahim is 82 years old and still helps his wife with the work as much as he can. Young people in the village usually prefer to go to big cities to work for economic reasons, so pepper production is decreasing day by day

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: bilecik, Türkiye
Camera: ILCE-7RM4
Copyright: © F.Dilek Yurdakul