Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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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 ...

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 ...

Goreme (Cappadocia), Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme (Cappadocia)

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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As we arrived in Cappadocia at dawn with sticky eyes and rumbling bellies after an unsatisfactory sleep on the overnight bus, we were immediately jolted into wakefullness by the extraordinary scenery outside.  A curious volcanic ...

The Land of Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The Land of Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by gmscholz

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... … We arrived back at our cave that was now ready for us and what a gem it was, it even had a spa! Goreme was just mindblowing, cities built underground that linked together via 9km tunnels and consisted of; kitchens, stables, churches for 2,000 ...

I May Go Blind, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

I May Go Blind

A travel blog entry by travoholic

... first to admit that I didnt really pay much attention in science class. It wsa never my thing. So when the chance to come to Turkey to see a full solar eclipse popped up I was going because it was something neat to see, not for any interest in the ways ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by thee25

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Some photos to share. ...

Another World, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Another World

A travel blog entry by trent

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'Grrr...being that this is the 4th time I've attempted writing this blog, I'm just gonna go with the photos for this ...

Cappadocia Continued, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia Continued

A travel blog entry by d-nomad

Day 21 of Trip: 1. Open Air Museum 2. Chavusin (small village in Cappadocia) 3. Avanos (Pottery Village) 4. Turkish Night (Live music, Dervish Ceremony, traditional turkish wedding, belly ...

Les terres du milieu, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Les terres du milieu

A travel blog entry by danielaube

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... Dans un bazaar (un centre d´achat oriental), tous les bijoutiers sont ensemble, puis les vendeurs de souliers, etc. Pour trouver du pain a Goreme, les trois dépanneurs (je viens de trouver comment faire les é ! ) d´une rue n´en vendait pas - on ...

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