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1.       Johnk
468 posts
 23 Jun 2006 Fri 11:06 pm

i am going for my first turkish massage tomorrow in a local hotel. masseur is female. anything i should know first or be ready for? what do i have to wear...shorts swimming trunks?

2.       deli
5904 posts
 23 Jun 2006 Fri 11:11 pm

just be ready for shear pleasure ,and yes id take your trunks ,but they will probably give you a wrap around ,you know like david beckham wears

3.       MrX67
2540 posts
 24 Jun 2006 Sat 12:23 am

''peştemal''is the traditional Turkish wear for bath or massage saloon brother>>>>>http://www.mymerhaba.com/en/main/content.asp_Q_id_E_151

4.       MrX67
2540 posts
 24 Jun 2006 Sat 12:25 am

may this pictures can give more information about peştemal>>>>>>>>http://amanyala.blogspot.com/2006/03/blog-post_23.html

5.       Johnk
468 posts
 24 Jun 2006 Sat 09:09 am

thanks for the information. at the sauna i was given a large white towel and then a very small checked towel with tassels.
for the massage i was told to take away the towel and presumed i used the small towel to cover my lower region. is that right?

the masseur gave me a one hour massage. she worked really hard and i feel as if every muscle was squeezed and manipulated. she also made my bones crack quite a few times. i feel invigorated and enjoyed the experience.so i can recommend it to anyone who is thinking of trying a turkish massage

6.       Chantal
587 posts
 24 Jun 2006 Sat 10:31 am

7.       libralady
5152 posts
 24 Jun 2006 Sat 08:39 pm

It all sounds a bit vigorous for me! But my husband loves massage. Last year in Sardinia he bared all (unintentionally he told me ) and we have been in saunas in Austria where it is a no no to wear anything but a smile! Mixed as well ) So enjoy your hamman........ and smile whatevre, just think they have seen it all before I am sure

8.       bod
5999 posts
 25 Jun 2006 Sun 02:55 am

It is good to smile

9.       Johnk
468 posts
 25 Jun 2006 Sun 10:24 am

i am going again tomorrow before i return to england. this is not a traditional hammam but in a hotel but probably offers the same service. I have a back problem at the moment and the sauna has qualified physios so that was the main reason i went. i have to say my back has improved very quickly and i may not have to visit my physio in uk now.

overall very enjoyable experience and i will take advantage of the sauna and turkish bath next time.

took a little while to get used to being practically naked but now i know this is normal.

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