Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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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 ...

Cappadocia Tour, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia Tour

A travel blog entry by skye

... a hill, which is the higgest point in the area and has a stunning view. I had dinner at one of the many restaurants in Goreme that has pottery kebabs...they literally cook your dinner in a pottery vase over the fire and then crack it open when it's done! ...

Weird drive, fighting sickness and wonderful sight, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Weird drive, fighting sickness and wonderful sight

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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... When we finally caught up with the group we discovered around half our troop were also ill. Goreme is in the heart of the Cappadocia area of Turkey and is filled with astonishing rock foundations.  In earlier times the people built underground ...

Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by chrishailstone

If you plan a trip to Turkey make sure you include a trip to Goreme in Cappadocia - it is an amazing area, full of the most incredible rock formations - a great area for hiking, biking, ballooning or just chilling out. Nuff said on that for now, photos ...

Touring Cappadocia, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Touring Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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... pulled up and we hopped in and were taken a few hundred meters to our Pension. Pretty much all of the hotels & Pension in Goreme are built into man made sand stone caves and ours was no different. Our room was cut directly into the cliff. We had ...

Into Turkey!, 5th country in 5 weeks., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Into Turkey!, 5th country in 5 weeks.

A travel blog entry by pasoa

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... the truck to escape it!We checked out Crac De Chevelair, an 800 year crusader castle, very cool! We then crossed into Turkey, staying in Goreme, Cappadocia. We were up at 5am on our first day to go hot air ballooning over the rock pinnacles that formed ...

OPEN AIR MUSEUM GOREME, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

OPEN AIR MUSEUM GOREME

A travel blog entry by dancejill

March 19, Thursday It was very quiet last nigh. I didn't even hear the 4:45 call to prayer, Len said he could barely hear it. The sun is shinning in our window and we can hear a bird singing. Breakfast is good. We can check our emails right ...

Goreme, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Goreme

A travel blog entry by wanderingkiwis

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Hot Air Balloon & Green Tour, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air Balloon & Green Tour

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

... from up in the air were nothing short of magnificent. Plus, I had no idea when I will be able to get back to Turkey, much less Cappadocia. This was a must do when in this region. It was just so beautiful seeing balloons from different companies slowly ...

GOREME HOME TO THE FAIRY CHIMNEYS, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

GOREME HOME TO THE FAIRY CHIMNEYS

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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... . Shortly we can see the fairy chimneys (they are something like hoodoos) and the homes carved into the hillside. We arrive at Goreme and check into the Walnut hotel. The rooms are arches, small and the bathroom is even smaller. It is quite nice, ...

Snow Capped City, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Snow Capped City

A travel blog entry by eddieandlynn

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After much debate in Istanbul, we sort out our touring route around the country and head to Cappadocia next. Sometimes as a traveler you really have no interest in certain sites or cities but you end up going because it's on the trail or it has good ...

Amazed by the Landscape, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Amazed by the Landscape

A travel blog entry by brookeandchris

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... place was amazing! After guzzling down a few cups of apple tea while we waited to check in to our room, we headed out to Goreme Open Air Museum. This is a huge area in the middle of the town that is a collection of old churches and monastries that were ...

We Can Be So Dumb Sometimes!!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

We Can Be So Dumb Sometimes!!

A travel blog entry by brookeandchris

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Today was another hiking day, and we were excited to be able to get out and see a few more valleys in the area. The owner of the hotel we are staying at is an avid hiker so he gave us pretty clear instructions on how to make our way through the first ...

a cup of home, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

a cup of home

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... as most offer conflicting advice. I'm not sure what my next country will be like and thats pretty exciting I've really enjoyed turkey and i know i could easily spend another 2 weeks here and still not see it all however I've once again been hit by that ...

Cappadocia, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by homersim

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... wine, which was surprisingly good, but a tad expensive. Slow pace and beautiful scenery, this is definitely the place to come in Turkey.  Now off to Antakya as my last stop in the country. Note: still working on uploading pictures.  It´s ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by lonechase

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... have to stop and drink up the fantastic views of the rock formations and caves carved into them. Later we continued into Goreme and found our cave accommodation. On Friday we traveled north to Cavusin and found one of the cave churches with frescoes ...

Fairy Tales, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Tales

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... , including John, Peter, and Lazarus - all followers of Jesus who were said to have concluded their preaching circuits in Turkey. Usually, a plaster base layer was applied to the walls that was made of pigeon shells, and then the frescoes were painted on ...

Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by laine

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... have been. We spent 5 days here in the end exploring some of the most and least touristy bits. The open area museum in Goreme is a great place, and the fresco's are amazing, but most have faded or pealed away, so imagination is required. The whole area ...

Living it in a Cave, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Living it in a Cave

A travel blog entry by sambarker

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Hey All, I'm in Göreme in Cappadpcia (or Kapadocia as Turks spell it). It's pretty cool here, I've been living in a cave and hanging out with Brazilian documentary makers and a Romanian stem-cell biologist! Got my first night bus out here which was ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by jon_lyall

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... the Aussies in Goreme, the main town of the Cappadocia region.  Cappadocia is really unique and ended up being my favourite part of Turkey by a long way.   The area is made of lots of strange rock formation, deep valleys, and is home to a ...

Turkey...it's what's for Dinner, Goreme (Cappadocia), Turkey travel blog

Turkey...it's what's for Dinner

A travel blog entry by amy-mark

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... the upcoming NATO conference) and ready for something slower. Based on recommendations we decided to head to Cappadocia and flying Turkey's equivalent of Southwest we got 1-way tickets for $60. Arriving late in Cappadocia we decided to find the best ...

Capadocia!!!, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

Capadocia!!!

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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... a lot of turks smoke weed.  it was an interesting hour or so. anyway, last night i caught an overnight bus from istanbul to goreme, which is in the region of capadocia.  on the bus i met a bunch of canadians, and we seem to be staying at the ...

Where Dr. Seuss and Star Wars Collide., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Where Dr. Seuss and Star Wars Collide.

A travel blog entry by natecropp

... to do me much good, as I can't sleep worth a damn. I managed to catch forty winks though and upon waking up in Goreme I thought that I was still dreaming. This place is straight out of an acid trip. The region is called Capadocia and it is famous for ...

Das letzte mal im Zelt / The last time in the tent, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Das letzte mal im Zelt / The last time in the tent

A travel blog entry by pajas

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... stay for 2 nights to do some work and preparartions for the trip through Iran. Continue with James and his Triumph Tiger again to Goreme to see at least one of the missed sights. This time with tent on a lonely but friendly running campground. It will be ...

Tatooine, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Tatooine

A travel blog entry by jeznkez

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... walk with a friendly guy from the hostel who took us on a tour of the many interesting valleys surrounding Goreme. The formations resulting from the rock erosion are just endlessly interesting and he also took ...

On the road, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

On the road

A travel blog entry by laurencegarner

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... ;ma ıs a 1987 beauty that even though doesn't have much poke ıs a smooth and comfortable enough rıde.  So Goreme, ıt's a small town ın the mıddle of what they lıke to call faıry chımneys.  Rock ...

Turkey Part IV: Goreme to Istanbul, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Turkey Part IV: Goreme to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by gil_and_devorah

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... and also a dance from each of the regions in Turkey. As Turkey is such a huge country, the regions are so incredibly different - Turkey is on the one hand Balkan and European, and on the other, Middle Eastern, Caucasian and Asian. It is also as much a ...

Green Tour and Turkish Night, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Green Tour and Turkish Night

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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Today we went on a tour that took us to the underground city of Derinkuyu, Ihlara Valley, Selime Cathedrale and an onyx jewellery workshop and store.  The underground city was particularly interesting as it was where Christians took refuge to ...

Balloons, Bikes and Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Balloons, Bikes and Fairy Chimneys

A travel blog entry by mjs81

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... this point, so we didn't spend a whole lot of time there. We enjoyed a nice relaxing lunch at Mercan Cafe, overlooking "downtown" Goreme. We weren't going to eat very much, but then our waiter reassured us that the Turks say "a man without a big ...

Hot Air Balloon Ride!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air Balloon Ride!

A travel blog entry by shaanandkate

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We woke up bright and early (4:50am) for our hot air balloon ride!  The whole process was incredibly effortless.  We were picked up, ushered into the large offices of Butterfly Balloons, served breakfast, and taken to the outskirts of town ...

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