Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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Fairy Chimneys and Frescos - staying in Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys and Frescos - staying in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by willa_andrew

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... we have enjoyed not only the spacious and warm room but our view from the terrace.  This hotel overlooks half of the Goreme Valley, which is in the center of Cappadocia, and its wondrous geography.   How did the geography come about?  ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by brightongirl

I am sitting on the balcony of the Kelebek pension having breakfast. From where I am sitting, I can see the village of Goreme in the valley below. For the past two nights I have stayed in a restored cave. Historically, area residents used to live in ...

Gnome Living and Valentine's Day, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Gnome Living and Valentine's Day

A travel blog entry by tilazway

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Next of the list was Cappadocia which I think is beautiful. The country side is dotted with these rock formations that people have carved their homes into. It's like a little gnome world. As we drove up in the bus in the middle of the morning, 10 to 15 ...

Rock Formations, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Rock Formations

A travel blog entry by kazanddamo

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... barrier we couldn't sit down and have a chat with him. After 2 nights here we moved on and arrived in Goreme, Cappadocia. It is in the middle of south Turkey and Damo kept asking me whether it was worth the long drive to get there. I must say he was ...

So, I guess we're taking the Cappadocia Green Tour, Goreme, Turkey, Turkey travel blog

So, I guess we're taking the Cappadocia Green Tour

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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... get turned on. We better get used to it though - we have 2 more overnight buses in the next week. We finally arrived in Goreme, Cappadocia around 9 am. We thought we were going to get in around 7:30 am, but the traffic leaving Istanbul last night was ...

In Cappadochia wonderland, Nevşehir Merkez, Turkey travel blog

In Cappadochia wonderland

A travel blog entry by ruthontravels

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... certainly to me it was astonishing and out of this world,well worth the long journey to get here. Our first destination within Goreme was an area where thousands of years ago the early Christians carved crypts and churches out of the soft volcanic ash ...

Floating, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Floating

A travel blog entry by dumic

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We woke up at 5am to take flight. Balloon ride through this landscape was certainly a ...

The Troglodyte Experience, Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

The Troglodyte Experience

A travel blog entry by shelleyf

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... a grand tour of Cappodocýa ... despite my absolute loathe of organized tours I got roped into this one!! We started in Goreme and drove around to an awesome viewing point at Uchisar with a beautiful view of Mount Erciyes in the distance. ...

My feet hurt, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

My feet hurt

A travel blog entry by richardb70

Still hanging around in Göreme, it's too mellow to leave. So what's happened in the last day or two? Well, I've just found out that I'm an uncle, so that's pretty big, I'd say...! Otherwise, let me tell you about Turkish food. It doesn't matter ...

When You Gotta Go - You Gotta Go!, Somewhere Between Istanbul and Goreme, Turkey travel blog

When You Gotta Go - You Gotta Go!

A travel blog entry by mr-mrs_pickles

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Warning!  This entry has some bad language - like 'pee' and 'pooh'. Our last day in Istanbul was one of relaxation.  We were preparing for an overnight bus to the ever popular Cappadocia.  We didn't wander far from our hostel except for ...

White Christmas in Cappadocia, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

White Christmas in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by calch

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... clambered out, there was the Göreme open air museum! Yay. Tip 3: Even if you have already met one school mate in your trip on Turkey, dont count out the fact that you might meet another. Bumped into DIDI of all people ýn my hostel 2 days ago. He was ...

Horror Movie: Cappadocia style, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Horror Movie: Cappadocia style

A travel blog entry by john_tillett

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... . I am glad to be back, we have had a strange afternoon. The day started off beautifully with the world heritage listed Goreme Open Air Museum. As Ashleigh and I both failed to do any preparation for this part of our holiday, I can honestly say, I had ...

Ciutats subterrànies, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Ciutats subterrànies

A travel blog entry by scastellvi

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Aquest matí hem visitat dues ciutats subterrànies. Una, Derinkuyu, a primera hora, tots sols, l'altra, Kaymakli, fent cua pels tunels i aprofitant els guies (gratis, mira!) en tota mena de llengües que ens anàvem trobant. Perquè, esclar, els que van ...

Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme

A travel blog entry by lbeban

Goreme ...

Aug 22, 2009, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Aug 22, 2009

A travel blog entry by jimmyjarocin

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Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... and we got the bus from the last stop into Konya because of more train work.  Then we got the local Sobek bus into Goreme where we went to our hotel. After 15 minutes to get settled, we headed for a walk across to the Outdoor Museum.  We had ...

Hiking in Cappadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hiking in Cappadoccia

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... very knowledgeable, had a good command of English and an excellent sense of humour. Our first stop was at Uchisar, a viewpoint overlooking Goreme and the pigeon valley, where we could look out over this weird landscape and learn how it was all made. It ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by mitchpayne

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... to book a return ticket out. On the way some guy was trying to find out where I was going, not really thinking i shouted out "Turkey" and walked off. I had a laugh about that later. We got our tickets to Marmaris for a connecting ferry to Rhodes and then ...

Fairy Chimneys and hot air ballooning, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys and hot air ballooning

A travel blog entry by dabby1

... just beautiful and they got so high!! Dinner stop on the way back and my favourite dish so far, Turkish ravioli, and my-first-in-turkey, Baklava - yum! (We even find Efes beer for 0.75TL per can, about 25p). All ready for bed by 8.30pm and its is amazing ...

13 epic kilometres through the Ilhara Valley, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

13 epic kilometres through the Ilhara Valley

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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To anyone following this, I am sorry for so many wows but wow! Seeing the Selime Monastery (churches carved into cliffs by early Christians fleeing from the Romans) was the perfect end to the 600 km truck day. However today's 13km walk through the ...

From Cappadoccia to Cirali (home of Olympus), Göreme, Turkey travel blog

From Cappadoccia to Cirali (home of Olympus)

A travel blog entry by boothy58

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... soup from last night, is having big repercussions with Gaye and she kept disappearing frequently. We walked around a different area of Goreme, bought Lisa’s wedding present and then went back to the cave house to chill around 1pm after I had Gozleme ...

Getting to Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Getting to Goreme

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is

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Author: Lauren   Today was always going to be a shit day.  We had booked a 9 hour bus ride to Goreme (Geh-rem-aye), which left from Antalya at 10am.  But first, we needed to get to Antalya, which was 2 hours away from Olympos.  This ...

Goreme here we come, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme here we come

A travel blog entry by gothard

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... the pool as although cold it would be the last chance of a swim for a few months. At 8 am we hit the road towards Goreme which would take a couple of days with a wild camp in-between. After about 8 hours driving we pulled off the main road down a ...

Travelling Day plus Ephesus, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Travelling Day plus Ephesus

A travel blog entry by ozray

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Another action packed day. Woke up at 7:15, had a shower and luckily there was food out already on the roof top terrace for breakfast at 7:45, 15 minutes early, so was able to leave Selcuk at 8:10 and had a good drive back to Kusadasi in just 35 minutes. ...

Fairy Chimneys, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by hitchandditch

Hotel is absolutely fantastic. We took a hot air balloon ride was lovely. It was serene and quiet in the very early morning looking over a landscape of "fairy chimneys" and rock formations at sunrise. It was one of my favorite experiences ever. It was ...

Goreme day 2, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme day 2

A travel blog entry by derrick241

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... two minds whether to buy one here or wait until Iran I didnt do the hotair balloons as I wanted to save this expeirience so that Anne and I could do this together, maybe not in Turkey, but in Egypt, but maybe if I ever come back here it will happen then ...

Hiking in sandals, Pasabagi, Turkey travel blog

Hiking in sandals

A travel blog entry by houseofmonsters

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... is uphill). After walking around, a tour guide invited us to join his little group and the girl and her parents were from Turkey and the boyfriend was from Mexico; however, both girl and boy are at Johns Hopkins for their undergrad. They must be smart. ...

Haven't we already seen that underground city?, Goreme, Turkey, Turkey travel blog

Haven't we already seen that underground city?

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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... tour and then headed to Mustafapasa, which is the old Greek village of Sinasos. In the 1920s, the Greek inhabitants in Turkey were 'exchanged' with Turkish inhabitants in Greece by Attaturk. This included the inhabitants in this village. The total Greek ...

Day 9, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Day 9

A travel blog entry by stoddyblog

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A better day today, weather much dryer with just a few showers. 600km ride to the Cappadocia region of Turkey. We are staying in a cave hotel for two nights and have a rest day tomorrow!  Driving standards haven't improved much, whilst stationary at ...

Land of fairy chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Land of fairy chimneys

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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... the previously seen images suggest.   We flew from Istanbul to Kayseri, which looks to be in about the centre of Turkey. From the air the countryside looked mountainous but in large areas the ground looked as green and patchworked as England.   ...

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