Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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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 ...

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.   ...

Dunped of a bus at 4:30am and beıng ıll for the da, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Dunped of a bus at 4:30am and beıng ıll for the da

A travel blog entry by richardcowley

Well ıt has been the fırst day of my trıp that I have been properly sıck. As you know I took an overnıght bus to get to Groeme well ıt was a bıt of an adventurer. My stop was around 5 ın the mornıng but ıt actually turned out to be 4:30 ...

chimneys on the moon, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

chimneys on the moon

A travel blog entry by o_thou_bandit

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... a dark hole in the basement of the castle. Apparently there is only one authentic, working camel caravan left in Turkey, located somewhere in eastern Anatolia; the remaining camels are mere relics, placed in scenic locations for the tourist racket. ...

cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

cappadocia

A travel blog entry by laurareane

... told at this time that they believed that blue eyed people were evil. Go figure. After the hike we made our way to Goreme. Simply amazing. I was really looking forward to this portion of my trip. The Cappadocia region is unlike anything I've ever seen. ...

Mar 10, 2010, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Mar 10, 2010

A travel blog entry by luciagreco

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Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by greybear

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Still in Urgup, Cappadocia.  Going to visit the North of Cappadocia...yes, more rocks and even going to Imagination Valley where I have to deduce from the shape of the rocks what that formation is supposed to be...unfortunately, I have not ...

Goreme hot air ballooning., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme hot air ballooning.

A travel blog entry by erinontheroad

Stıll here. Immedıately after I updated yesterday I made my way across the street to meet my frıend Dan, an adorable Brıtısh archeologıst. He looked rather lıke I'd kılled hıs favourıte puppy when I told ...

To Goreme Cappodochia via Konya, Nevşehir Merkez, Turkey travel blog

To Goreme Cappodochia via Konya

A travel blog entry by ruthontravels

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... coach is comfortable and allows us time to do this blog that doesn't worry me. We did break up the journey through Central Turkey by stopping at a museum in Konya devoted to the Whirling Dervishes sect. At the Museum in Konya we saw the cells where ...

Cappodocia - anyone for a balloon flight?, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappodocia - anyone for a balloon flight?

A travel blog entry by mark_christina

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... did you make it to Cappodocia? This question not only springs from the fact that it's such a unique and 'must visit' attraction in Turkey, but also because it's simply so far away, smack bang in the middle of this very big country. A bus from Istanbul ...

Goreme Day 2, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme Day 2

A travel blog entry by jeanie.moore.16

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... the 'green tour'.  We started off at 9.30am with pick up in a 14 seater bus and first taken to a look out point over Goreme.  Then off to Derinkuyu but the guide decided it was too busy so we left and went to the Ihlara Valley.  There are ...

Another Day on the Turkish Trails, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Another Day on the Turkish Trails

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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I got up lickedy split early at 6 AM so as to try and photograph some hot air balloons rising over the Goreme valley and was fairly successful.  I had to walk a ways chasing after the balloons but found a good vantage spot about 15 minutes walking ...

Göreme, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Göreme

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Aufstehen um 4:30 und Abfahrt mit einem Kleinbus zum Startplatz der Ballonfahrt. 11 von uns haben sich entschieden daran teilzunehmen; aber wer nun hofft, eine beschauliche Ballonfahrt zu geniesen, ist erst einmal von dem Volksauflauf am Startplatz ...

Göreme, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Göreme

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Aufregung am frühen Morgen, zwei Ballons werden durch den Wind in Richtung des Campingplatzes getrieben und landen mit großer Mühe kurz vor der Mauer. Ansonsten abhängen im Camp. Es ist ja schließlich Sonntag. Gegen Mittag dann Besuch eines ...

Captivated by Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Captivated by Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by patrick_viajero

... .  Why?  To get ready for a ride in a hot air balloon during sunrise, overlooking the spectacular scenery of central Turkey that is called Cappadocia.  Hot air balloons are as iconic to Cappadocia as the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, so ...

Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by tylerandtori

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... to negotiate, but he didnt agree. We decided to head back to the station and wait three hours for the first Dolmus to leave for Goreme. It was 3:30 am, we were very tired but still refused to get ripped off. A short while later the taxi driver came to ...

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