Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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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. ...

Moonscape hiking and hours around a fire, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Moonscape hiking and hours around a fire

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... the owner) made more and more small talk. Eventually, I was sitting around a table with some of the family talking about Turkey, their laws, rules, army duties, religion, education, marriage - and that of the states. Two hours after the restaurant had ...

Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Chimneys

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... we walked around the town and the surroundings. Taking it in and checking out all the chimneys. Just in case you did not know, Goreme was formed from a volcano. All the soft rocks have now eroded and what you see are the remains. It's pretty cool to look ...

writing ads 4 bat sh*t, backgammon, cave dancing, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

writing ads 4 bat sh*t, backgammon, cave dancing

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... and more unusual. I turned down the opportunity to hop on the back of one the families scooters and ride through the canyons around Goreme, so I could walk to the open air museum, enjoy some tea in a cafe and shop the fruit markets. All seems rather ...

Cave Dwellings...., Goreme-Cappaducia, Turkey, Turkey travel blog

Cave Dwellings....

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... , buses, airport 1, airport 2, buses and walking - in that order - to get here today. Start at 5am, and I HOPE to be in Goreme by 11pm. Although, I'm sleeping in a cave here, so I don't know how much comfort I will have once I arrive! So, I guess I ...

The Flintstones, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The Flintstones

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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I arrived in Neveshir around 5:30AM with a shuttle bus to Goreme aka Cappadocia in time to see the hot air balloons hovering over the crazy rock formations. I spent the morning in search of a reasonable priced single room when I was approached by a local ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by jag

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... Park on the old silkroad, a traditional pottery and finally finishing with an unbelievable sunset over the Fairy Chimney rock formations. Cappadocia is another one of the many gems to contribute to turkey fast becoming one of my favourite ...

"It's a Magical Fairyland!"

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... than the accommodations they were used to.) Cappadocia got UNESCO World Heritage status almost immediately, and is now Turkey's biggest tourist attraction after Istanbul. The government has permitted some caves to convert into hotels and restaurants, ...

Balloon Day and Pigeon Walley Hike, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Balloon Day and Pigeon Walley Hike

A travel blog entry by millervilles

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... door into my dream.  This went on for several knocks until I figured out where I was and what was happening.  I am in Goreme, Turkey, and it is 5:30 AM.  Sleeping in a cave can really disorient you.  It was time for our hot air ...

Goreme: Center of Cappadocia Region, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme: Center of Cappadocia Region

A travel blog entry by thetembas

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... is terribly cold this time of year. Snow is the norm. Quite a few tourist we met were under dressed because they assumed that Turkey is a warm country. I guess it is warm like Minnesota is a warm state. It all depends on the season. Ankara is not a ...

Cappadocia 3, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia 3

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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today i went on another tour around cappadocia.  it was quite nice and included a (partial) tour of one of apparently many underground cities in the area.  the cities were built by the hittites and later the christians and during the muslim ...

Fisticuffs and Fairy Chimneys, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Fisticuffs and Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by dave_carol

We arrived in Göerme on the overnight bus from Antalya and checked into our cave.  Göerme is a small town situated in the region of Cappadoccia where volcanoes have formed the landscape.  About 150 meters of volcanic ash ...

Hot Air Ballooning and Overnight buses, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air Ballooning and Overnight buses

A travel blog entry by laurenandy

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... on a bus and thought that you and your wife would have to be standing for the 14-hour trip.  Anyway, the buses in Turkey are actually very good, clean and efficient.  However, they have no facilities on board, so they stop every two hours for ...

The fairy castles of Cappadocia., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The fairy castles of Cappadocia.

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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... it I could have earned myself a pretty penny to go somewhere more peaceful next time! I think when once we have left Turkey traveling through eastern and western Europe should be a doddle. Part 2. Yesterday was a very long day. Early breakfast where ...

Red Eye Bus to Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Red Eye Bus to Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by millervilles

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... a tight shirt with intensely gelled hair and bow tie as if he might start stripping at any minute. We arrived in Goreme (a region of Cappadocia in central Turkey) around 6:30am and a van picked us up to take us to our hotel. We arrived just in time to see ...

stale sandwiches and chest infections., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

stale sandwiches and chest infections.

A travel blog entry by davechrisdamo

We've made it to Cappadocia, and I feel like death. Tired, sore, sweaty and a little bit delusional, I rested in the back of the van while Chris and Damo tracked down some kebabs.  Found a very scenic spot to park, ate stale sandwiches and went to ...

Did nothing all day...., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Did nothing all day....

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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One photo is of of the hostel pool I loafed around all day. Thoroughly enjoyed not being on the bike and get some sun to boot! So that's it for today! ...

Landing on the moon, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Landing on the moon

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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... . 14th June - Goreme This morning we were picked up to go on the Cappadocia South Tour. First stop was a hill overlooking Goreme which provided cool scenic panoramic views before we headed to the underground settlement of Derinkuyu (They were used in the ...

Up up and away....., Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Up up and away.....

A travel blog entry by passportday2010

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... my bed...but hey got some lovely peeps around me to cheer me up and keep me going. We arrived at the campsite in Goreme, which was just such a strange place...no other words to describe!!  Our campsite had a swimming pool and we could all sleep down ...

Welcome to the Badlands, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Welcome to the Badlands

A travel blog entry by ebowley

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June 15, 2009 We arrıve ın Goreme, Cappadocıa after an arduous overnıght bus rıde from Istanbul. Sleepy-eyed and starvıng we haul or stuff off the bus and check ınto our hostel.  We are dropped off outsıde of a ...

Hot Air Ballooning over Cappadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air Ballooning over Cappadoccia

A travel blog entry by thesaxman

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... nothing but small towns and beaches, but tonight, under the guise of an ominous, bright yellow full moon, I was heading into the thick of Turkey's largest city, the sprawling metropolis and Ottoman hub of Istanbul. I was heading full pelt into the ...

Where'd the sun go?, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Where'd the sun go?

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

... . over night bus The best thing about a overnight bus is you can sleep all night and save the hostel fees... Wrong.... not in turkey here every 2-3 hours  for some random reason they stop the bus and turn on all the lights and wake everyone up which ...

Took a little walk today, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Took a little walk today

A travel blog entry by dmckinnon

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Took a little walk today and this is what I saw. I just sent my e-mail notification and noticed that I typed Austrailand, I really meant ...

Fairy Chimneys and Underground Cities, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys and Underground Cities

A travel blog entry by brenandstina

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... our beautiful, very relaxing sea side resort we arrived to a dry, very dusty, exceptionally odd, fairy home: Goreme. Saving precious money by traveling the overnight bus we were exhausted. A quick walk around town, a breakfast ...

GOREME - TURKEY, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

GOREME - TURKEY

A travel blog entry by unbound

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... go - it was either to Southern Turkey to the Mediterranean or straight to Sofia, Bulgaria or our final choice, Goreme in the middle of Turkey. We definitely made the right decision. When we first saw pictures of Turkey we were immediately attracted to ...

Roving In Rose Valley, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Roving In Rose Valley

A travel blog entry by josiah.chin

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This morning I woke up early to watch the daily hot air balloons grace the morning sky as the sun climbed into its place. Standing on the ground and watching them rise up one after another and sometimes together was totally different from lifting up in ...

Goreme and the Cappadocia Region, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme and the Cappadocia Region

A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz

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... and wonderful hikes outside the small city's plethora of souvenir shops. While here we visited the Goreme Open-Air Museum, one of Turkey's World Heritage sites.  Its rock-cut churches and monasteries still retain some very impressive paintings ...

In the Land of Beautiful Horses, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

In the Land of Beautiful Horses

A travel blog entry by ashbyers

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... the besiktas office of the bus company we used. cattle car would be perfect to describe the transportation used in this turkey. I had never really realized that so may people prefer to go my auto transportation rather than airplane so therefore the bus ...

Exploring Cappodocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Exploring Cappodocia

A travel blog entry by andrewpaterson

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Our first notable stop in Turkey was Goreme, a town in the Cappadocia region that's most famous for it's rock formations called fairy chimneys that were formed when a nearby volcano erupted. From Goreme we went on a day trip of the region which included a ...

getting lost finding our way then lost again, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

getting lost finding our way then lost again

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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So today we spent from 10 am till 5 pm just wondering around the mushroom capt valleys of capadocia we managed to get lost several times and then find our way out to get lost once again, thankfully its easy to figure out just run up to high ground and ...

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