Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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Lunar Landscapes, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Lunar Landscapes

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... us with information. Our room was nicely decorated, clean and the bed was comfortable! We've slept on a lot of hard beds in Turkey. Goreme is a small tourist town of 2,000 people that sprang to life as a result of the surrounding landscape. It is a ...

Cappadocia - lost for words!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia - lost for words!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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I am in absolute awe of the landscape here.  All I want to do is explore valley after valley and keep going deeper.  Rock formations carved and sculpted  over years of wind and rain create amazingly beautiful shapes.   No matter ...

Ttttteeth chatttering and Ttturkish ttttraditions., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Ttttteeth chatttering and Ttturkish ttttraditions.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... and sat there the entire day. A local lad who was walking by, joined us for a few hours of insightful conversation about travel, Turkey, and the secrets of local establishments. The café was rated number one on trip advisor for coffee and it didn’t ...

1000m high with a dude named Volkan, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

1000m high with a dude named Volkan

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... up. We were also lucky enough to witness over 50 hot-air balloons rising out of the valley into the sunshine. Quite a sight. Goreme, which is a small town located in the area known as Cappadocia is a wonderful place and is probably best described by the ...

Where are all the Whos?, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Where are all the Whos?

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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A big day of checking out Cappadoccia...it's a region of central Turkey with some pretty unique landforms.  Looks like Who-ville in the Grinch..  But there are no Whos inside anymore... There's all these rock cones called faerie chimneys that ...

6 Month Anniversary!!!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

6 Month Anniversary!!!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... ourselves.  It was just a 'come along for the ride' type of day.  First stop was an amazing panoramic view of Goreme.  This is such a unique little town with a mix of modern homes and cave homes.  Bizarre to look at.  ...

Back to the Caves, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Back to the Caves

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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We had camped during our last visit to Göreme. This time I wanted to stay in a cave, so we did. It was lovely and cool inside so we had a snooze as the overnight bus journey had stuffed us. Consquently we didn't do much that day but we did look ...

Chapter 47: Holy carp!, Goreme/Mt. Nemrut/Sanliurfa, Turkey travel blog

Chapter 47: Holy carp!

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... to get her to let him in. Ooops. Despite that, we hit it off well and spent a few hours wandering around cute Goreme snacking on peaches, drinking in the shade, and eventually chatting over dinner at Mercan Restaurant. At one point a guy named Mustafa ...

Hurray........, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hurray........

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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21.8.06 HURRAY, the visas have come through. Panorama Camping, GOREME I hurriedly caught a taxi to pick up all the visas from the Iranian Embassy. When I arrived, the visas had not been signed yet and the commissioner was in a meeting. Waiting is not ...

The Underground City and the Flinstones....., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The Underground City and the Flinstones.....

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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Here we are ın the crazy land of Turkey. Agaın ıts the land of sales and we have been to see carpets and pottery. They gıve you free beer whılst the ıs the demonstratıon. Thıs seems like a free deal until you feel a little tidly and suddenly ...

Classic Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Classic Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... will... To get here Mystery and I rode a red-eye bus service from Antalia to the teeny town of Goreme (pron. Goremay) in Turkey's heartland - Central Anatolia. Eleven straight hours on a very uncomfortable bus arriving at 6am is always going to turn ...

The Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... and even connecting paths into the 'chimneys'. More recently, many have been adapted into hotels, pensions and restaurants. Goreme (pronounced Ghur-a-may) is the centre of Cappadoccia's tourist scene, an attractive little village where most of the ...

Boy Has This Place Changed.., Goreme - Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Boy Has This Place Changed..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... was probably originally excavated a couple of hundred years ago it was pretty comfortable and cool given the temperature extremes that Goreme experiences throughout the day. OK then, day 1 was spent in the cave making like Fred and Wilma Flintstone ...

fairy chimneys and hittite caves, capadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

fairy chimneys and hittite caves, capadoccia

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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check out our ...

Cappadocia rocks- a lot!!!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia rocks- a lot!!!

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... us up from the pension and took us to a bus, the size of the overnight bus, filled with tourists from Spain, France, Turkey, and wherever else.  Our tour guide spoke Turkish and English.  We first went to Pigeon Valley, where we could see the ...

Magical place with fairy phalli, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Magical place with fairy phalli

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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I'll get around writing this entry... Balloon ride at 5:30am Red valley hiking ...

Goreme, City of Fairies, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme, City of Fairies

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... a car in Isanbul and driving, the car won out. We drove all day yesterday from Istanbul and arrived here in Goreme at 11:00pm. What an incredible surprise when we came into this enchanting village. It is almost indescribable. Everywhere you look is a ...

Amazing place - seeing is believing:  Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Amazing place - seeing is believing: Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... and water eroded the tuff into free standing domes and other strange formations.  We chose to stay in the small village of Goreme.  This town has underground cities and cave dwellings dating back to around 300AD. We walked out to the Open Air ...

Crazy rocks, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Crazy rocks

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... best to go there really knowing your New Testament as you will get far more out of it. I think its great the way Goreme not only has an incredible landscape but also this important contribution to the Christian heritage. We ate a sumptuous meal at ...

Goreme - Cappadocıa, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme - Cappadocıa

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... , then to Olympos - The ultimate backpackers village with log cabins and tree houses to where we sit now - Here in Goreme - Cappadocia...the Volcanic rock area of Turkey set high in the mountains.....weve not seen it all, but weve seen a lot and seen many ...

Wacky Rocks and a Close Shave, Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Wacky Rocks and a Close Shave

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... early in the 200's A.D. or so. The built monasteries and churches inside the rock flutes and hills. Today I poked around the Goreme Open Air Museum. I can't imagine what life must have been like for the people who lived here. Yesterday I had my first ...

Another planet? Exploring Capadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Another planet? Exploring Capadoccia

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... impressive given the conditions. After sunning ourselves on the coast we didn't quite expect the freezing temperatures we encountered in Goreme and got a few laughs from the locals as we walked around with our beanies, gloves and scarves. So far in ...

Cappadocia: mmm, pointy, Around Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia: mmm, pointy

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... when the light works well on the tufa. Nice. Finally, should also mention the other obligatory event on the Goreme calendar - an all-inclusive Turkish 'Night Out' to see the Whirling Dervishes and bellydancers, eat fifty tiny portions of ...

Cruising along the country roads of rural ..., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cruising along the country roads of rural ...

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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... at the speed of a lawnmower. We stopped to search for the elusive map as we neared the fairy chimneys outside Goreme. Our rusty steed didn't appreciate being parked on a gravel incline and promptly jammed it's brakes, making it impossible to move. ...

Kids' entries Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Kids' entries Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... , fancy plates, a rug store where mom got 2 rugs for the living room and her office. It was another fantabulous day in Turkey. Josh: We woke up and we had breakfast. They had lots of weird jellies, including rose, grape, strawberry and cherry. ...

Inertia and the Art of Motorcyling in Love Valley., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Inertia and the Art of Motorcyling in Love Valley.

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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... me ever since I arrived in Turkey. Sick as a dog when I hopped off my overnight bus from Aleppo, into a maudlin and drizzly Goreme morning, I was not in the best frame of mind, and a one-two combination of my comedown from Syria and sheer travel fatigue ...

Capital to Smurf Villages! (Ankara to Kapadokya), Kapadokya: Urgup, Goreme, Red Valley, Turkey travel blog

Capital to Smurf Villages! (Ankara to Kapadokya)

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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Arriving at something like 6:00 am in the morning sleepy and hungry, we travelled by a service bus from the bus station (otogar) to Urgup where we had made a reservation for a hotel at the bargain price of 10 million TL for the night (around £4.00) ...

More beers in Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

More beers in Goreme

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... , we ordered some scooters and decided the only way to see this place was to hit it on the scooter. First stop was the Goreme open air museum. Here carved into the funny rock formations are 100's of dwellings, plus there are a few churches with original ...

Goreme (blog), Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme (blog)

A travel blog entry by martyt

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... went on a 2 hour balloon ride this morning (and I actually have photos for a change!). But let me start from the beginning (of Turkey)... Istanbul is a city you have to visit if you haven't already. With half of it in Europe and half of it in Asia it ...

Goodbye Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goodbye Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... good and if we get a guide again in Turkey, we will book with his company, Argeus Tours again. They have offices all over Turkey. Also, to be a tour guide here, you have to be licensed by the government. He took us first to one of the underground cities. ...

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