Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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HOT AIR BALLOONING CAPPADOCIA, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

HOT AIR BALLOONING CAPPADOCIA

A travel blog entry by shelltravelos

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Cappadocia. "the most visually striking region" of all of Turkey. It is actually incredible, the landscape is stunning, like nothing Ive seen before. Its likened to a lunar landscape...the best part of the trip was by far the hot air balloon ride. Such ...

Fairy Chimneys, Ballooning, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys, Ballooning

A travel blog entry by h2oz

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... in the dark and scuffed my knees badly, which meant I wasn't up to doing the walk down the Ilhara Valley. We arrived in Goreme early afternoon to a lovely campsite. We have the option of bedding down in caves or camping. I have put up my tent and will ...

Chapter Eleven - A Day in Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Chapter Eleven - A Day in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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In spite of a lovely quiet night in our cozy cave, we are up bright and early. Imagine my surprise as a huge blue and white balloon advertizing our favourite beverage drifts past my eyes. I ascend to the breakfast room on a terrace above our hotel and ...

Land of caves and fairy chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Land of caves and fairy chimneys

A travel blog entry by impressionsbykk

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... you choose to do, enjoy your time in this region. It is indeed unique and we'll worth the visit. It was an absolute highlight of Turkey for me. Now, I just need to get to Nemrut - Google image it (think Easter Island/Rapa Nui and their huge Moai ...

Fairy Chimneys n' Motorbikes, Goreme, Urgup, Ulchisar, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys n' Motorbikes

A travel blog entry by mikeraboy

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Living in a Cave, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Living in a Cave

A travel blog entry by betsybond

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... stop – the man behind the counter wanted a photo with her… a nice smile for a long day of driving. As we approached Goreme in Cappadocia the scenery began to show the waves of eroded ash rock… at camp we setup tents then saw Jeff run by ...

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In "The Land of Beautiful Horses"

A travel blog entry by worldjourney

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... . Next stop Ihlara Valley. Ihlara Gorge is 10 miles long, 3rd. longest in the world, and is the most famous valley in Turkey for hiking. Frank calls it the "civilized" way to go hiking. There are wooden stairs and bridges where needed making it a very ...

Balloons all over the place, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Balloons all over the place

A travel blog entry by travelinbitch

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So, we arrive, go to the wrong waiting area, finally find out why (we're white, so assumed to be international, not domestic) and take a crazy video game-like ride through very dark streets and towns and end up at Traveler's Cave. I'd like to say I was ...

On to Asia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

On to Asia

A travel blog entry by kmnoble

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After the hustle and bustle of Istanbul, we boarded another overnight bus to head to the center of Turkey to a town called Goreme, in an area of Turkey called Cappadocia. Turkey is one of the few countries that spans two continents, so getting to Asia ...

“He Who Knows Himself is Deified”, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

“He Who Knows Himself is Deified”

A travel blog entry by verdarluz

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“He Who Knows Himself is Deified” - The Temple of Harran  When you travel     every moment's belly balloons pregnancyevery mouth about to burst with the divine messageAround every corner, a synchronicity ...

Horse riding, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Horse riding

A travel blog entry by marniv

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crazy lunar landsape of Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

crazy lunar landsape of Goreme

A travel blog entry by vanessab

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I've arrived in Goreme now, and am exploring the crazy almost lunar landscape here. I'm staying at an old Ottoman house turned pension that has a great view of the city from the balcony and very affordable single rates. As I often travel alone, I really ...

Yabba Dabba Doo!, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Yabba Dabba Doo!

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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Hello again! We have successfully left the hustle and bustle of the bıg cıty and made ıt to Cappadocıa, or Göreme, to be more exact.  We are sure the next three days wıll be a lıttle more relaxıng than Istanbul ...

Clover and Me, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Clover and Me

A travel blog entry by daz-marie

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Hi everyone, Clover and I have been having great adventures finding all sort of places and things. The picture with clover on the beach is at Anzac Cove in Turkey and the other two are at the ancient city of Ephesus in ...

Globus de matinada, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Globus de matinada

A travel blog entry by scastellvi

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El cŕmping Göreme, als afores del poble, estŕ en mig d'un descampat polsegós i ens hi vam instalˇlar apartats del camí per evitar els sorolls. Per aixň m'ha estranyat sentir remor de cotxes a quatre pams a les cinc de la matinada i molt més quan ...

Underground Birthday!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Underground Birthday!

A travel blog entry by pyrosurfer

After arriving in Goreme after a 12 hour overnight bus journey with no leg space (and no sleep), we visited Caravansari (undergound city) and later that day and the next morning, we hiked around the Fiary Chimneys in Love Valley. That night, we ...

I slept in a cave, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

I slept in a cave

A travel blog entry by stella762

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... on Monday afternoon in Istanbul.I then take a taxi to the bus station to catch the night bus to Goreme, Cappadoica.Cappadica is a region in Turkey full of fairy chimneys,underground cites,cave churches, and hot air balloon rides over the many different ...

Balloon Voyage, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Balloon Voyage

A travel blog entry by josh.lambden

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Up at the crack of 4:25!  We hop in the van to take us to the balloon company’s HQ 2 minutes away.  After scarfing a bit of the breakfast they provided they whisked us away to the launch site.  Our pilot’s name is Mustafa, a ...

Turkish Bath, Hot Air Balloons & more, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Bath, Hot Air Balloons & more

A travel blog entry by gailj

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... the airlines.  They have little tv screens in each seat ,but only programs in Turkish. After several stops we finally arrived in Goreme, Cappidocia. What an amazing sight it was. We made it our Pension, dropped our bags and went to explore & find ...

Cappadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadoccia

A travel blog entry by jspence

... guys that worked on our overnight bus met up with us and took us to a panoramic point to see some great bird eye views of Goreme and the surrounding valleys (rose valley and red valley). The next day we went on a tour to Ihlara valley where we walked 4km ...

Cappadocia!  Woohoo, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia! Woohoo

A travel blog entry by mikeraboy

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Apr 13, 2014, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Apr 13, 2014

A travel blog entry by hargikas

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Sep 13, 2014, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Sep 13, 2014

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is

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WHEN IN TURKEY, DO AS THE TURKS DO, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

WHEN IN TURKEY, DO AS THE TURKS DO

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... a rich blue colour by an artist who did some later work in the Hagia Sophia. Di was happy to find a whirling dervish picture in the Goreme 'Grand Bazaar' and we were off by 1210. Down into and then out of Goreme for views of the Uchisar Castle, a natural ...

Cappadocia: The Land of Suggestive Rock Formations, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia: The Land of Suggestive Rock Formations

A travel blog entry by clodblog

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... Asian girl, and 1 Turkish guide strolled into the train station with all our bags.  I don't think many tours to Turkey actually use public transportation!  There were 4 beds in each compartment and the girls who had been on sleeper trains ...

Parę fotek do poprzedniego info, Nevşehir Merkez, Turcja travel blog

Parę fotek do poprzedniego info

A travel blog entry by wlodek

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Cappadocian Interlude, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocian Interlude

A travel blog entry by hhchua

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... rich history of the region. Goreme was a good base for day trips to various sights in the region. A short bus ride from Goreme, Uchisar citadel is a natural rock formation and the highest point in the region. Amazing 360 views of the area from the top. ...

Vroom Vroom!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Vroom Vroom!

A travel blog entry by houseofmonsters

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... We took our sweet old time getting ready, eating breakfast, etc. We ended up joining this Canadian couple who had just come from Eastern Turkey and we shared stories with one another. After eating a couple of plates, I sat down to finish some work in the ...

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 ...

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