The second and final episode of this documentary, airing on Sunday 2 April at 9.00pm on BBC Two, sees Simon leave the beautiful Taurus Mountains and journey north to the Black Sea Coast via the nation’s capital Ankara, coming full circle back to Istanbul.
In the Northern Highlands he visits the community who are keeping an ancient whistling language alive. In the volatile South he witnesses the shocking effect of fighting in Kurdish areas and in Istanbul he takes part in a globally popular television drama, set in the palace of the Ottoman Sultans.
Pictured is Simon in Turkey’s Black Sea Highlands
Turkey With Simon Reeve Episode 2 (of 2) airs on Sunday 2 April 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on BBC Two