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Really....do these small towels dry you like a traditional towel?

Really....do these small towels dry you like a traditional towel?

A question I am asked countless times!  Happily I say, not only are they amazingly good at soaking up water, but they are also incredibly light and pack down small, making them so versatile. More commonly referred to in Turkey as Peshtemals or Hammam, these flat woven towels date back hundreds of years to the Ottoman period, where they were used in the Hammam baths.   Today it seems their popularity is growing.  In fact these towels create a buzz with people that use them.  Why do they get so excited about a towel, read on and you will find out! Natural Fibres Made from...

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