Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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Where are the Hittites?, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Where are the Hittites?

A travel blog entry by antelopian


Stepping off a Turkish Airlines 737 in Kayseri Turkey, being greeted with crisp, cool air, was the beginning of a holiday in a place that few Americans could dream of...or at least that's what I thought. During our short time here, the Cappadoccia 6 was ...

Kappadokië, Kappadokien, Cappadoce, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Kappadokië, Kappadokien, Cappadoce

A travel blog entry by matini


Op weg naar Kappadokië nemen we de route over Göksun en de Gezbelipas zoals 25 jaar geleden. Toen werden we in het dorp Deresimli, kort na de pas, zeer hartelijk onthaald en uitgenodigd enkele dagen te overnachten bij een familie. Zouden de ...

Ecebert Hotel....change of rooms, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Ecebert Hotel....change of rooms

A travel blog entry by nonnaclaire

Arrived about 9am to find we were booked into a different part of the hotel??? but had the very best breakfast buffet....Amazing the food here in this country...  Will not fit into our clothes soon..... Eventually into rooms and shower, and the room ...

Balloons over Turkey!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Balloons over Turkey!

A travel blog entry by zenmster

... NOW"  Ok, now I'm wide awake!  I turn to Kerry and start shaking her WAKE UP! WAKE UP!  We're in Goreme - in a completely shocked and disheveled town she replies, "do you think they will stop."  Hallo?!  We have 15 seconds to grab ...

The Land of the Turks - Part 2 (16th-20th June), Göreme, Turkey travel blog

The Land of the Turks - Part 2 (16th-20th June)

A travel blog entry by matt.stevie


... the particular paintings inside.Our guide considered the area as a holy place due to its significance in Christian history in Turkey. We just considered it an amazing place to walk around with spectacular views, and incredible structures carved deep into ...

Cappadocia - Turkey's Fairy Land, Nevşehir Merkez, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia - Turkey's Fairy Land

A travel blog entry by fiskm2013


... of ridges and peaks, the beauty of the area was going to be impressive. My imagination truly didn't do it justice. Goreme in Cappadocia is stunning. The valleys are filled with Fairy chimneys and rock walls filled with caves and doorways leading to ...

A Fantabulous Day!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

A Fantabulous Day!

A travel blog entry by halliday


... , a guided tour of the region. This tour operator was late arriving as there was a large fire in the commercial area of Goreme and he couldn’t get through. Finally we got underway and our first stop was a viewing area overlooking Pigeon Valley. This ...

Flying and rugs...but not together, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Flying and rugs...but not together

A travel blog entry by christineatkins


... a display of non-precision driving.  Lucky I was wearing brown pants. Our next adventure was a hot air balloon ride over the Goreme Valley.  After getting up the morning before at 5am only to be made to wait for 2 hours and be told that it ...

Dicas de Vôo de Balăo, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Dicas de Vôo de Balăo

A travel blog entry by clarisse.rocha


Dicas de Vôo de Balăo No 1ş dia que chegamos fechamos com essa companhia para voar com a gente no dia seguinte. A própria empresa que organiza o vôo acho que eles passam para te buscar de dolmus e serve um café da manhă bem fajuto biscoito com ...

Day 1: Goreme, Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Day 1: Goreme, Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by cmlefebvre


Ok, those other blog posts were warmups. This is where the trip starts. Day 1 in Turkey starts late because we arrive well after midnight, and have been travelling for over 24 hours. I think we rolled out of bed around 10am to get our free breakfast. This ...

Montgolfıere - Balloonıng , Üçhisar, Turkey travel blog

Montgolfıere - Balloonıng

A travel blog entry by lerouxsimard


(Englısh follows) Eh! ouı on a faıt de la montgolfıere ce matın au dessus des superbes plaınes de la Cappadoce.  Ce fut magıque au soleıl levant!  Le pılote montaıt et descendaıt a volonte ...

Marathon behind us so on to more travels!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Marathon behind us so on to more travels!

A travel blog entry by mchase


... just shy of a pb. Me, I don't recommend the training plan I followed. Now with aching legs we have flown to Cappadocia region of Turkey for the next three days. We are staying in a cave hotel which you will understand when you see the pics. Sorry but the ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by ebr916

Cappadocia ...

Goreme, Turkey, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme, Turkey

A travel blog entry by david_lloyd

Hi all! In Goreme in the Cappadocia region of Turkey. Went up in hot air balloon early this morning, really was beautiful. has these really wierd rock formations with underground cities & caves.   Finally got to see some rugby last night, ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by shelleydarcy


... minimal sleep and very broken. Still, it was exciting to see the landscape slowly change and the rock formations begin. In Goreme itself there a number of 'fairy chimneys', 'castles', phalluses?? - a number of different names. They are amazing!! Many are ...

Vuelo en Globo y Red Tour., Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Vuelo en Globo y Red Tour.

A travel blog entry by thom_rm


Hoy nos pasan a buscar 4.55 pero me puse el despertador tipo 4.30am pero no se porque me dormi tipo 00.30 y me esperté a las 3am. Será el cansancio que traigo a cuestas. Me habia dormido luego de un dia de nevada y mal tiempo, con lo cual no se ...

Head west, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Head west

A travel blog entry by jimmyrh


... them without incident. There were more at the next intersection...and the next...and about every intersection between the airport and Goreme. It was more than a little disconcerting. Had it not been for all the police and military, the drive would have ...

Cave of Wonders, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cave of Wonders

A travel blog entry by mleff


Did you live through two earthquakes today? Because I did! For the second one, Jill and I were very much awake. I was sitting on the bed and Jill was in the loo.  I can cross that off of my bucket list, because I was the only person in NYC to not ...

The most fantastic place!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The most fantastic place!

A travel blog entry by jathomaz


... at $125.  I'll have to pass on that, although I guess it is a once-in-a-lifetime event, unless you return to Goreme, which I certainly would do should an opportuity present itself. We jumped on a bus to Konya for a stopover there, before heading to ...

Up, Up & Away, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Up, Up & Away

A travel blog entry by trockie


... and had one of the better meals so far in the trip. That's not saying lots as so far the food has just been OK to good in Turkey but nothing to write about, which has been sup rising to us. They need to "kick it up" with some spices in this part of the ...'s like going to the moon, Goreme, Turkey travel blog's like going to the moon

A travel blog entry by paparam

... us off at our hotel at 5.00 each of the 3 days. Fatih, as it turns out, grew up in Denmark and moved back to Turkey when he was in High School. In addittion to Danish and English he also speaks Japanese. His father was the first guide in Cappadocia, ...



A travel blog entry by tezzatravels


... set of windfarms in the country. At 0930 began a series of 4 bridges of about 1.8k followed by 3 tunnels of approximately 4.6k: Turkey 1, Mother Nature 0. Robert moved up a seat so Madame could rest. On a very long descent, crops galore. The E.90 was the ...

De um hotel design para um hotel de caverna, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

De um hotel design para um hotel de caverna

A travel blog entry by dulcewallace


          Muitas horas dentro de um transporte, seja ele qual for, é um saco mesmo... Göreme fica muito distante de Antalya, entăo passamos praticamente todo o dia dentro do carro. O único comentário a ...

Keen on Kapadokya, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Keen on Kapadokya

A travel blog entry by excope


... and choked on her own black smoke.  Soon we were blazing the cobbled streets en route to Goreme (about a twenty-minute drive) where my reservations had been made nearly four months earlier.  The car continued along ...

I lived like a caveman, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

I lived like a caveman

A travel blog entry by rileyanderson

As we land in Goreme,Turkey we drive to shoestring cave hotel, a hotel built into the side of a hill so each room is a cave. We take a hotel tour around Goreme which showed us pigeon valley, a big valley where many pigeons nest, we then went on a 4 kilo ...

Caves, Churches and Pidgeon Eggs., Goreme - Cappadocia, Turkey travel blog

Caves, Churches and Pidgeon Eggs.

A travel blog entry by sonyagoltz


What can I say? Cappodocia is a wonderful place full of history and lots of places for the inquisitive to find what is in "the hole" of different rock formations!  The history goes back to 4 - 7th Century and there are little churches carved into ...

Hot Air ballooning, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air ballooning

A travel blog entry by belinda-ben


Our alarm was set for 5am (3am UK time) for arguably one of the most spectacular experiences in Turkey - Hot Air ballooning.  We were picked up by our company to watch the sun rise over Cappadocia with 100 other balloons. We were all very excited ...

HOT AIR BALLOONING CAPPADOCIA, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by shelltravelos


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


... 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


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 ...

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