Travel Blogs from Avanos, Turkey

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Making and buying pottery in Avanos, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Making and buying pottery in Avanos

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... . I can say, however, you do get to shop in some really nice places with very personalized attention. Avanos is known as Pottery Central in Turkey. During our visit the kids enjoyed throwing pots/vases, whatever on the kick wheel while wearing "clown ...

Television, backgammon, camels and pigeons, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Television, backgammon, camels and pigeons

A travel blog entry by lynnster

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... a culture, but the only one I have caught so far is their version of Who Wants to be A Millionaire. Likewise, the music in Turkey is completely Turkish. They dont even import bad American music like most countries do, they prefer to make their own. I ...

Touring around Cappadocia, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Touring around Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by lynnster

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... like nothing you have ever seen. Thanks to millions of years of volcanic eruptions or calcium deposits or erosion or whatever... Turkey contains some landscapes that look like another planet. Cappadocia's fairy chimneys are a good example, and you'll see ...

Balloon ride and overnight bus to Pamukkale, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Balloon ride and overnight bus to Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by lynnster

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As some of you may recall, I was going to do a balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. Well... that didn't exactly happen. A few days before my arrival in Luxor, one of the balloons was taken by the wind into the airspace of the Luxor ...

Cappadocia and caves, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia and caves

A travel blog entry by tammyjoe

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... around and explore, these were fascinating. After we had finished the walk we moved to another hotel ın a town called Avanos, in central Cappadocia. The hotel was fantastic with lots of character set in an Ottoman mansion wıth the perfect ...

Cappadocia, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by wlj3

Cappadocia underground city fairy chimmeys in tghe Goreme Valley National Park. Beginnings of Christian Mysticism In the early fourth century BCE, the three great Cappadocian fathers: Gregory of Nyssa, his brother Basil the Great and their ...

Cappadocia, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by justin

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Cappadoccia, Nevsehýr, Turkey travel blog

Cappadoccia

A travel blog entry by nycos

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Cappadocia, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

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... so much. I can at least attest to the accuracy of the last of these three comments. The next morning, with coffee onboard, we hit the road bound for Istanbul. We had a truly amazing trip through Turkey and can’t wait to return as soon as ...

Cappadocia Balloon Ride, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia Balloon Ride

A travel blog entry by samira_steve

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Well I am ging to keep this short and sweet. It was an amazing experiemce. Except the bit where I had to get up at 4:00 in the morning and Steve was sound sleep! The ride itself was about 1 hour, which was 15 minutes more than we paid for! I like it when ...

Cappadocia dreaming, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia dreaming

A travel blog entry by kyliestravels

For over 3 years I have waited to see these Fairy Chimneys of the Cappadocia. This day I have once again made my dream real. Cappadocia is like a childhood dream of a place you thought could never exist. It did and still does. Formed from Volcanic ash ...

With Katie J in Avanos, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

With Katie J in Avanos

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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October 22 and 23, 2010 Okay… where do I start with this crazy and hectic couple of days in Avanos visiting Katie Janyk, our friend from Gibsons. I guess chronological is the best bet. Warning… this is a long posting because we have crammed in ...

Fairy Chimneys and Underground Cities, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys and Underground Cities

A travel blog entry by jade_sandford

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Headed inland to Turkey's main natural attraction - the bizarre landscape of Cappadocia. Getting there involved a 12 hour overnight bus to Göreme - which was complete luxury after India with an an on-board waiter, Turkish movies and 2 seats to myself due ...

Turkey - Cappadocia Region, Goreme, Avanos, Uchisar and Ortahisar, Turkey travel blog

Turkey - Cappadocia Region

A travel blog entry by laural

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April 28 - 29, 2006 (Cappadocia Region, Turkey) Goreme is like a jacked up Flintstone's world. The landscape features cave dwellings and bizarre rock formations that the locals call fairy chimneys - a much more pleasant term than the one that ...

i Have A Nose, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

i Have A Nose

A travel blog entry by wadirunner

Well well well - after 3 days in Goreme Im now in another Cappadocian town - Avanos. Today was a great day. After another delicious bfast at my hostel -this time French toast - I had to wipe 2 inches of snow off TIPO as İ was packing up my gear. Then ...

Heading to the region of Cappadocia, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Heading to the region of Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

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... journey now has taken us to the "high plains" with altitudes of about 3000 feet. It is the "breadbasket" area of Turkey where they grow grain products. Lots of open country around here. Another interesting happening was our lunch stop yesterday. We ...

Silk carpets from start to finish, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Silk carpets from start to finish

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... in the morning for the optional balloon ride over the tufa (for $180). Later in the morning, our group coached to Avanos, a village known for the carpet-making. We spent most of the morning there to see how they spin the silk from the ...

bière à Avanos, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

bière à Avanos

A travel blog entry by gadjoxav

bonnes bières à Avanos avant de renter sur Goreme ... on en à chier ...

Star Wars and Underground Cities, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Star Wars and Underground Cities

A travel blog entry by freyja580

Mixed opinion about the tour. We did see a lot but almost too much. there was so much trying to be crammed in that there really wasn2t enough time to spend in each place. I felt a bit too rushed. One of The interesting places that we hit was an ...

La Cappadocia, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

La Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

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... , abitazioni, chiese medioevali, piccionaie, sculture e pitture, cisterne  vinerie. Insomma tutto quanto l'umanità sa fare qui a Avanos l'ha fatto scavando nella roccia. Sosta per mangiare lungo il fiume e poi ripartiamo. Adesso il sole graffia e ...

Cabaret, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Cabaret

A travel blog entry by purplevelvet

La surprise finale pour clore en beauté une journée bien remplie. Invitation voyage nous a prévu une soirée " danses et musiques truques" dans un restaurant/ Cabaret à Avanos. Bonne ambiance, le sourire et le sens de l'humour en prime. ...

Hot Air Balloons, Caves, & nasty twist on tequila, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air Balloons, Caves, & nasty twist on tequila

A travel blog entry by ltalsky

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After countless hours in the car, a speeding ticket, snow, fog, and one nasty night spent in a busy city, we made it to Cappadocia!  This is the land of crazy rock formations, hiking, and...hot air ballooning!!!!!!! ----------------------- On our ...

Winding up in Capidocia, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Winding up in Capidocia

A travel blog entry by vanessab

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My last day here in sunny Capidocia was a sad one, getting ready to swap the clear blue sunny skies that show every single day for rainy Istanbul. At least the rain in Istanbul will prep me for going back to dreary London. I will certainly miss the ...

Cappadocia: The Land of the Beautiful Horses, Avanos (Cappadocia), Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia: The Land of the Beautiful Horses

A travel blog entry by brendakwilson

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... -day Turkey, much of the development of the Christian paradigm and (catholic) church took place in various locations around Turkey, including Cappadocia, during the 2nd century through the 10th-11th centuries. You will see from the pictures the outside of ...

Land and Farming, Hacıbektaş, Turkey travel blog

Land and Farming

A travel blog entry by ludtjes

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... 10 years a net importer of food. Most of it is coming from US.  I suppose that wheat might be cheap and possibly Turkey,  unlike EU, does mind less the hormone beef. Accordingly, just as everywhere, farmers are leaving the land and although the ...

A Day in the Life in Cappadocia, Hacibektas, Turkey travel blog

A Day in the Life in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by prairiedropseed

... sleeping areas and kitchens, wells and ventilation systems are all connected.There are thought to be 36 underground cities in this area of Turkey, built in the 6th century, with 20,000 people living there. Our last stop of the day was a pottery ...

Best part of the trip, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Best part of the trip

A travel blog entry by voyager-sue

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... I don’t have an allergy. So, that is not all.  In the afternoon we visited a potter on the outskirts of Avanos.  I was just reading “Birds without Wings,” and the potter is always described as covered with mud, and kicking his ...

Camels, Caves and Cappadokia!, Cappadokia, Turkey travel blog

Camels, Caves and Cappadokia!

A travel blog entry by hsnyder

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... taken care of, a little thirsty at the moment and just want to let you all know how much we miss you and wish we could share these crazy special moments with all of you! Turkey 2007? See ya'll later, ciao, adios, and we forgot how to say it in ...

Raki bad...., Urgup / Goreme / Avanos aka Cappodocia, Turkey travel blog

Raki bad....

A travel blog entry by whereslola

... of sleep solved the problem and I was able to make my 9:30 am tour. The Goreme Open Air Museum, Fairy Chimneys, Pigeon Valley, Urgup, Avanos (where I tried my hands at pottery - was thinking of Geraline! - and made a crazy bowl) etc, etc, etc... Dinner ...

Trekking the valleys of Cappadocia, Avanos, Turkey travel blog

Trekking the valleys of Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by ltalsky

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Today, we were all set to finally get some exercise, hike the amazing valleys, and work off this delicious Turkish food...we got way more than we asked for. After asking travel agents and trekking companies about group tours or arranging a private...we ...

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