Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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Göreme: the frosty heart of Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Göreme: the frosty heart of Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes

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... night. It was around 3am, and I slipped in and out of sleep on the way to Göreme at the heart of Turkey's rocky and mysterious Cappadocia region. The huge canyons, valleys and strange rock formations that mark the area had been inhabited for thousands ...

Just for Spruce... arrival in Turkey, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Just for Spruce... arrival in Turkey

A travel blog entry by hanscottclaire

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... 't take more than 4 hours, but apart from that İ'll leave it to Han to fill you in. First stop in Turkey is where we are now - Goreme. İts a small town in the middle of Cappadocia. As İ said at the beginning of this entry, ...

Calcium pools, luxury in Antalya, cave hotel, Goreme (Cappadoccia), Turkey travel blog

Calcium pools, luxury in Antalya, cave hotel

A travel blog entry by carleenrenee

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... in Olympos, we returned to Antalya for a night en route to Capadoccia, which is where we are now. The town we are in is called Goreme. I've been wanting to go to Capadoccia for years, and this was number one on my list of places I wanted to see on our ...

Eternal Flames, Headbangers' Ball, Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Eternal Flames, Headbangers' Ball, Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by finrod3791

... like it could be in a national park in the Rockies. That evening I took an overnight bus to Goreme, in the central region of Turkey called Cappadocia. Cappadocia is famous for its bizarre rock formations called fairy chimneys, which have long been ...

Big old rocks, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Big old rocks

A travel blog entry by jbaxter

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... said. But he insisted so we followed and then saw that he was actually paying cash over to the company for our ticket to Goreme. That's advanced booking technology for you. Again the bus ride wasn't too bad to begin with - a very modern bus that ...

Monastic Pyroclastic, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Monastic Pyroclastic

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise

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... . I heard that there was some violence being committed against Chinese tourists in Istanbul so they're coming straight to Goreme.  I explored for a couple of hours. Some of the frescoes still remain inside the domed chapels and there are skeletons in ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by d-nomad

Day 20 of Trip: 1. Arrive Cappadocia 2. Hike through the White Valley, Honey Valley, Love Valley, and Pigeon Valley (4 hours) 3. Sleep in ...

Long Drive to Turkey, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Long Drive to Turkey

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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It was an ultimate driving day today! We got up at 4.15am to leave Aleppo at 5am. Because we were down to 15 people (and it's a 24 seater truck) most people found some space on the seats for a snooze. We were quite proud to be kiwi’s when we ...

More poolside loafing today...., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

More poolside loafing today....

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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Got up this morning with the intention of changing the headlamp bulb that blew in Russia (I've been busy!!) So go downstairs with the bulb in my hand, one of the staff asked me what I was doing, so I told him and he said "Your bike fell over last ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by victoriaboynton

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After a long coach ride without much sleep due to an uncontrolable child with 2 parents squeezed into 2 seats we arrived early in the morning at the amazing Cappadocia. We'd seen loads of pictures of this place but in reality it looked even better. We ...

In Cappadocıa, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

In Cappadocıa

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle

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Just got ınto Cappadocıa, flew from Izmır after takıng the traın from Selcuk.  The landscape ıs truly ımpressıve, wıth "faıry chımneys" wıth houses buılt ınsıde.  I am ...

Cappadocia - home of St George (and the dragon?), Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia - home of St George (and the dragon?)

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... in snow and there are less tourists". Goreme was still full of tourists (we are getting more opportunities to practise Japanese in Turkey than in Japan!), the snow had turned to slippery ice and it was cold! Admittedly, the scenery is stunning. The ...

Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme

A travel blog entry by dmckinnon

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... the computer beside my and now I'm itching to get out of here. - This is just sort of surreal, there are loudspeakers all over Turkey and a bunch of times during the day there will be prayers belted out all over the city. I had heard it in movies ...

Cappadoccia: Land of the Disobedient Horses., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadoccia: Land of the Disobedient Horses.

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

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... ride. We were looking forward to it and dressed up in our thermal long johns and jeans for extra padding.   Arriving at the Goreme Rainbow Ranch we were rushed onto our horses and off we went. About 5 minutes down the trail we realised that (a) we ...

Touring Cappadocia Day 2, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Touring Cappadocia Day 2

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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We awoke to a cool cloudy day on Saturday morning and thought that the weather from Istanbul had followed us. After breakfast the clouds began to clear and it was warm by the time our tour bus arrived at 10am. We had thought that there was not much ...

Goreme - Will write later, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme - Will write later

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

Will write ...

Goreme - Will write later, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme - Will write later

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

Will write ...

WHAAAAAAAATTT?, Nevşehir Merkez, Turkey travel blog

WHAAAAAAAATTT?

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise

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I escaped Ankara. The ride to Goreme was about 5 hours too. I have to say that as we hit the open road I breathed an audible sigh of relief. It was a smooth ride. There was coffee and there were snacks. So many snacks on this trip. I can't help it if I ...

Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme

A travel blog entry by traveller23

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... had no teeth to chew it! With only a few km's to go we got caught in a horrendous thunder storm and took refuge in a Goreme cafe. Day 3 Only just started but made 46 slices of French toast for breakfast, making hot dogs for lunch and dinner's a surprise! ...

Dawdling through Turkey, Istanbul, Konya, Goreme, Erzurum, Turkey travel blog

Dawdling through Turkey

A travel blog entry by williebobs

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... baklava in restaurant, but was served with a leaflet instead. Does anyone know of the poet Mevlana? Entertained on bus to Goreme with aftershave and copious fizzy pop (designed to make you need the paying toilets at the regular stops). Arrived over the ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by skye

... frost was a very unwelcome sight! During the day it's nice though, but the evenings are chilly. Cappadocia is the area in Turkey with interesting rock formations, known as 'fairy chimneys', "which have been formed as the result of the erosion of the tufa ...

Babooshkas, the bus and a balloon trip, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Babooshkas, the bus and a balloon trip

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

... Cappadocia at 9pm. I thought overnight bus meant you hopped on the bus and they drove overnight to get to your destination! Not in Turkey. Maybe not anywhere actually, maybe I made that concept up in my head. At any rate, our bus stopped every hour for ...

Jill wins Wet T-Shirt Race to Cappadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Jill wins Wet T-Shirt Race to Cappadoccia

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

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... , as this was half my wardrobe. Luckily Apo is a clever lad, and he organised for my clothes to hitch a bus ride to Goreme (Cappadoccia) the same night we left Fethiye. It was rather exciting to guess who would arrive (if at all) at the Goreme ...

Surreal landscapes, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Surreal landscapes

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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Up by 8:00am for breakfast to get first dibs on the buffet. Once its gone its gone. Another all day tour which I enjoyed. Fairy chimneys and surreal landscapes. It's like being on a different planet. Invited into a local fairy chimney home. What a life ...

Conquering Claustrophobia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Conquering Claustrophobia

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

pictures ...

Oh, What a NIght!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Oh, What a NIght!

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

... lines are so helpful!) and steer us back onto the bus to get to our proper stop, about 15 minutes further on. We disembarked at Goreme (pronounced go-re-me) and were picked up by Bekir, the owner of the pension we had booked. He was very friendly and ...

Up, Up and Away!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Up, Up and Away!

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

Mark and I had been considering the tour in the hot-air balloon; it is a very popular tour in Cappadocia, but also an expensive one. After much weighing out, to the kids’ delight, we decided to take it. I wasn’t totally excited about this ...

Got knobs on it..., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Got knobs on it...

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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Early start today. We're heading east towards Cappadocia, which is a region in central Turkey supposedly worth a look. Most people break the trip up in Konya, spending a night there, but we thought we'd leg it through. Most people don't have Blanche... ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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We took an eight or so hour overnight bus ride from Istanbul over to Goreme (the heart of the Cappadocia region). This area is so unique and hands down one of the most memorable areas that we saw in Turkey. If we go back to Turkey again one day, we ...

Hanging Out In Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hanging Out In Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by cotafamily4

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... memories include... enjoying Carsten, Aidan and Sophia running and climbing through the various sinuous canyons  surrounding Goreme... watching our musical friends coax the cords of their violins as they played an after dinner tune for ...

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