Nomad

Turkish nomads’ migration hampered by COVID-19

Turkish nomads have crisscrossed Anatolia's steppes for thousands of years. But this year, they won't because their 1,000-year-old tradition was hampered by the coronavirus, which has ravaged the entire world.

When summer comes to southern Turkey the nomadic Yörük tribe knows it is time to pack their tents and embark on the long trek north with their herd of animals.