Ciftepugar tea farm

Hopa, Artvin, Turkey

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About Me


I live in the small village, working as a tea farmer and struggling with this consumeristic society, because I believe that people can be happy only if they produce and create things than consume.


I live with my father, a dog and a bull in a small village close to Borçka and Hopa. I finished university, work as a tea-farmer and own a café-gardends (çay bahcesi) in Borçka. I like to stay ın the nature and to show people the beautiful surroundings of my home. Actually I am trying in my small village create the producing society. I do not like modern consumeristic society, that is why I am waiting for the open-minded people, not tourists that want come only for one night and use my house like a hotel. My house is not a hotel. My house is a creative space where we can share ideas, life philosophy, help each other, collaborate together and create new better world.


Don't worry, I will tell you my philosophy when you arrive.
I am free and open mind. But sometimes my mind becomes a bit tired to wander alone in the fields and mountains of my small village. That is why I need you, dear couchsurfers.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I host people from all over the world. The main idea is that my guests for me are not only travellers that can come for several days and go away. My guests for me are my friends, very important part of my world.


I like that with my guests we are talking, making food from different countries together, working together. When I meet people from other countries, show them my rural house, explaine them my lifestyle, show my mountains, local people, and when I see that they understand me, when they are smilimg, relaxing and feeling the life with me, I feel really happy.


Çay. Yes. I like tea, but there are a lot of other things in my life. I am a professional barman. Now I don't work in the big city bar, but I am running a small tea house in the neighbour village, Borçka. My tea house is a special place, but it need some help, like decoration, cleaning and your spirit that you will bring to it.
I also like mountains and my secret place, the Black lake, where I catch fish with hands and you can also try to do it.ı graduated from beekeeping course. ı will begin to produce honey in my small village

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - ethnic
Books - historical, philosophical, economical literature.
Movies - Fight Club, the Shawshenk redemption, Head-on by Fatih Akın, Last Samuray, The terminal.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

high mountain cs meeting
japan people meetin in borçka
finland people meeting in my tea farm
coucsurfing meetin black sea
japanse people meeting cs video

Teach, Learn, Share

I can show people how to cook the perfect turkish çay. İnsights into tea-farming, köy life and Hemşin culture.

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