23 February 2021
Mount Erciyes is located and which is home to around 500 at year’s Hürmetç at the foot Marshes, Turkey attracts the attention of a four by photography and nature lovers. Famous for its Yilki horses, the reeds are among the indispensable addresses of nature lovers.
The Hürmetçi Marshes, which hosts the year-old horses in Kayseri, are interested in citizens who are closed in their homes due to the corona virus (Covid-19) epidemic and are tired of city life.
Mount Erciyes is located and which is home to around 500 at year’s Hürmetç at the foot Marshes, Turkey attracts the attention of a four by photography and nature lovers.
Ali Kemer, nicknamed “Uncle Ali,” feeds the year’s horses, who travel in herds in the region, galloping from time to time and presenting beautiful photographs to the visitors.
Photography artist Nuri Çorbacıoğlu, who organizes tours to the region, said that people are completely intertwined with nature in Hürmetçi Marshes, which includes the yearly horses.
Stating that people turned to nature with the epidemic, Çorbacığolu said: “Here you get away from the crowd and noise of the city. Hürmetçi Reeds is a great area, there are nearly 5 thousand buffaloes and nearly 500 horses. With the pandemic, people directed themselves to nature, nature tourism and places where there is social distance. In this sense, Hürmetçi Marshes became an escape point for people. The Hürmetçi Marshes has a visitor flow during the pandemic process.
Nature lover Gökçe Alçam also stated that the horses unique to the region gave them peace. Stating that they came to Hürmetçi Marshes to have a good time, Alçam said, “We are trying to spend time during the pandemic process and that’s why we chose to come to the year’s horses. “We think of going away” he said.
Yasin Balcı stated that they prefer to see their beloved year horses to spend time in a natural environment.
Elif Kızılışık said that she came from Istanbul and said, “We are coming here to escape from the pandemic and the exhaustion of Istanbul and meet nature. It is very nice to see that people can continue their lives here. I enjoy being in touch with nature here.”