Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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Ballooning over the crazy landscape of Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Ballooning over the crazy landscape of Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by laura-and-craig

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... sediments ever since. Result: way too many photos, especially from the balloon ride - a proper memory-card-killer. Arrived in Goreme, a tourist town in Cappadocia late arvo and went straight to the local gozlem restaurant for a feed. Then headed off to ...

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

Raki bad....

A travel blog entry by whereslola

... of the car, we found a great spot to watch the sunset. This was the first time I'd been somewhere quite since arriving in Turkey and I'd forgotten how good it felt to be still. Then, on to meze and dinner at a roof-top restaurant where I was ...

Hiding in the Open Air Museum, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hiding in the Open Air Museum

A travel blog entry by betsybond

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... at the loot of photos from our days adventures before setting off to bed for my early rise for ballooning. Our Song:    Goreme City (To the tune of Paradise City) Take me down to the underground city, Where the groups are big, but the ...

Magical Mystery Lands of Turkey- Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Magical Mystery Lands of Turkey- Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by nicolasfulton

... on this trip.  Always quick with a smile and a helping hand, Antoine and Marine were a couple from Bordeaux traveling through Turkey for a few weeks in between helping her father build his dream boat Catamaran that the family would then use to sail ...

Cappadocia and site seeing, Nevşehir Merkez, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia and site seeing

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

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... the journey. I have no idea which shuttle bus and it is chaotic again, but it was funny and it all worked out. The buses in Turkey are pretty nice. I had more room on the bus than I have had on some airplanes. The bus has tv screens at every seat, but ...

Does my bum look big in this tunnel?, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Does my bum look big in this tunnel?

A travel blog entry by jenny.fisher

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... is a mix of forest and volcanic rock. There are lots of people on the trail today as it is a long weekend in Turkey. Tomorrow they celebrate Children's Day. We walk for one hour until we reach our lunch venue. These are village restaurants serving ...

Cappadocia, Turkey, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia, Turkey

A travel blog entry by vchanjdouglas

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... . When we woke up, we decided to walk through the Love Valley to see more fairy chimneys. Afterwards, we headed to the Goreme Open Air Museum. It's a museum of many rock-sculpted churches dating from the 10th, 11th, and 12th centuries. There are frescoes ...

Fun in Cappadocia, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Fun in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by kadadiri

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... of the landscape we had just traveled through. Walked along the uphill road to Uchisar. Near the town we found a clear signposted track to Goreme. We must have started out on the wrong track because there was no way you would have missed it from this end. ...

Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by josh.lambden

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... a half), but followed by a bus transfer of similar length before we arrived at our final destination of Goreme in Cappadocia.  Cappadocia is in central Turkey and is famous for its "Fairy Chimneys" and underground cities.  The fairy chimneys are ...

cappadocia!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

cappadocia!

A travel blog entry by msgee

... perches into the rock and often fed the pigeons because their poo could be used for fertilizer and a rudimentary form of gunpowder. Goreme, the town where I stayed, means "not seeing," which is what the Christians had in mind in 2 A.D. The "windows" ...

Moving East, Nevşehir Merkez, Turkey travel blog

Moving East

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels

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... heavier police presence in the city, with armored cars at certain intersections (Diyarbakir used to be head of the Kurdish resistance in Turkey). There were definitely less tourists and you get a lot of looks while walking around. It is a poor city, so ...

Selime Cathedral, Ihlara Valley, Underground City, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Selime Cathedral, Ihlara Valley, Underground City

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

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... walk (4 K) with a very nice lunch at the end. Final stop was the underground city. There are about two hundred of these in Turkey. They were built to provide shelter for city dwellers during various wars. This one was built to house 10,000 people. It is ...

Just another day on the road, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Just another day on the road

A travel blog entry by thelongroadhome

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So first stop today was the Scania garage to get the truck fixed. We were told it would be a few hours so a few lucky people were able to get a mini bus into town and buy some new clothes and some lunch.  For the other unlucky few we got to stay at ...

Green Tour, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Green Tour

A travel blog entry by thom_rm

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... , TAN LEJOS DE DIOS Y TAN CERCA DE LOS GRINGOS. Todas estas charlas sucedian al tiempo que recorriamos el Parque Nacional Goreme, en la region llamada Cappadocia. Esto esta ubicado mas precisamente en la Anatolia, la parte central de Turquia. Aqui fueron ...

Turkey-Cappadocia1, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Turkey-Cappadocia1

A travel blog entry by mlobach

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Göreme (nee Matiana, nee Avcilar) - Pronounced 'goremay', it means unseen.  Center of the Cappadocia (means land of well-bred horses) region.  Area is famous for its rock-cut dwellings and 'fairy chimneys'.  The fairy chimneys appear to ...

travel night, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

travel night

A travel blog entry by carolann

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Our first day at Pamukkale ranks a number 1 of sights that I have ever seen.  The travertine fountains are the most beautiful colors of blue and white-these colors surpass the carribean's blue waters which up until now were the most vibrant that I ...

Fare fell Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fare fell Goreme

A travel blog entry by richardcowley

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... just potter around not lıke the stray dogs ın Samoa or Tonga who wıll just go for you. Anyway ıts a found faır well to Goreme ıts a great place and well worth the vısıt, there are some beatıful sıghts here. I am off to Istanbul tonıght on ...

Essentials, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Essentials

A travel blog entry by jimmyrh

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Goreme has an incredible museum simply called the Goreme Open-air Museum. While the area is teeming with centuries-old cave dwellings and communities, they've set apart this particular area with the best-preserved churches and the churches' surrounding ...

Days 2 - 4 Goreme & the fairy chimineeeee tops, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Days 2 - 4 Goreme & the fairy chimineeeee tops

A travel blog entry by sam-kathy

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... , we were taken to our hotel (Cave Life Pension - highly recommended) for a much needed cup of coffee. The landscape around Goreme is pretty amazing with large "fairy chimneys" and out-of-it rock formations. People have carved out the rocks and made cave ...

gonna pop a cap in cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

gonna pop a cap in cappadocia

A travel blog entry by shaneandkat

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... room carved into a rock formation. The pansion is very basic but cheap and the people running it incredibly friendly. We explored Goreme in the morning but unfortunatley Shane had another re-occurence of his bad belly. in fact just trying to eat turkish ...

Cappodoccia, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappodoccia

A travel blog entry by hanush

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... , but have a look at the photos.   It was something of a relief to be back on the tourist trail after eastern Turkey and Iran. Goreme was a very easy town to hang out in. The signs were in English, the beer came in handles, the wifi was plentiful and ...

More time in Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

More time in Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by timlaplante

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... over town. It's very expensive, and we opted not to do it, but it's neat to watch. We're catching the night bus to Eastern Turkey tonight. The town we arrive in is known as a scammer town so our hotel was very adamant that we do not talk to anyone when we ...

Sahiran cave hotel, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Sahiran cave hotel

A travel blog entry by sergio.viana

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A nossa segunda estadia: Sahiran cave hotel. Tudo qb, ganhou vários pontos pela simpatia do pessoal. Recomenda-se, até porque foi muito ...

Ankara to Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Ankara to Goreme

A travel blog entry by lsuetang

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... deep these caves are. There is a whole new town built on top of the underground city. Our hotel is about a mile outside the town of Goreme. It is quite nice, even has a pool, but no air conditioner, and it is beginning to get hot here. There is only a ...

Dorothy Gale aint got nothin on me, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Dorothy Gale aint got nothin on me

A travel blog entry by edmonds03

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... chimneys with rock perched precariously on top, and a vast collection of caves and channels. We will be staying in a small town called Goreme. It is the best base to explore these natural wonders, and the best way to see them is from a hot air balloon. ...

Up,up, and away, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Up,up, and away

A travel blog entry by jimmyrh

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... current to take them to another place. We flew for an hour and a half through the most important and beautiful valleys near Goreme. We saw more terrain than one could hike in three days, and saw it from amazing perspectives. What a thrill and memorable ...

The Goreme Tour, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The Goreme Tour

A travel blog entry by turkishdelight

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Turkey, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by nizlopi

... to a point, I noticed this phenomenon. Unfortunately, time constraints prevented us from traversing the whole of Turkey, but the conservatism even of Goreme, an idyllic town slap bang in the middle of Anatolia, was perceptible – at least coming ...

How a cat would not let Göreme sleep...., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

How a cat would not let Göreme sleep....

A travel blog entry by helman

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... delicious native-made cheese. Another alternative was the turkish pizza which was worth about € 2. We left the place at the moment we liked it most, and found it would not get any better... Another part of turkey was to be discovered... love HelMan ...

found the truck, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

found the truck

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... cultivating potatoes ( and pumpkins ). Other crops too and very few animals. From the plateau it was down into a valley and into Goreme. The landscape in this area was formed by a thick layer of volcanic tuff that over the centuries has been eroded into ...

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