Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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Living it in a Cave, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Living it in a Cave

A travel blog entry by sambarker


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


A travel blog entry by jon_lyall


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

A travel blog entry by amy-mark


... 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


A travel blog entry by aarondewitt


... 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 ...

Tatooine, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by jeznkez


... 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


... ;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


... 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


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


... 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


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 ...

Wingless Flight, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Wingless Flight

A travel blog entry by josiah.chin


Today Uncle Albert and I enjoyed one of the best experiences of our trip so far. We took a hot air balloon ride with Skyway Balloons over the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia in Göreme. The shuttle bus picked us up at 4:45 and, after tea and biscuits, ...

Flintstones, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by danielfernandez


... for the next few days. Excited to explore this amazing landscape of Cappadocia.  Arrived at Star Cave hotel at 6:30am in Goreme, everyones sleeping. I waited around till one guy got up to prepare breakfast. I ended up in the kitchen with him helping ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by elizabethg


I am not even sure how these these came about * but these lımestone rocks made it easy for people to carve houses and even entire cities into the sides of hills and mountains.  Some of these pictures were taken from a 4-level underground city that ...

Wake-up call at 4:30 AM, not fun, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Wake-up call at 4:30 AM, not fun

A travel blog entry by travelbee


... cave, but still cave-style and very cool and we were luck to score one of their 7 rooms!  Afterward we went to the Goreme open-air museum, Uchisar, and Pasa Baglari.  Not much to say here but that this place is awesome and the pictures don't do ...

More Walking and Exploring, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

More Walking and Exploring

A travel blog entry by tandc2007


... Hotel and had flown in from Istanbul that morning to join us on the same tour. It's a fantastic view from our terrace looking out across Goreme village and rock formations to the coloured cliffs a few miles away - and even more beautiful in the ...

Day 9 Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Day 9 Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by ruochen_congyu

... ;头泄了气,只有眼馋的份   ...

If I ever see another cave in my lifetime...., Göreme, Turkey travel blog

If I ever see another cave in my lifetime....

A travel blog entry by marychi

I'm gonna scream! Ok, maybe go into convulsions.  No, it wasn't so bad.  Here's a taste of what we saw, albeit a dry, powdery, hot one. There were cave cities, cave churches, cave monasteries, caves for monks, caves for nuns, pigeon caves, ...

Fairy Chimneys and Cave Livin, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Fairy Chimneys and Cave Livin

A travel blog entry by thesaxman


... shacking up in the side of a cave. The balltearing bus from Antalya tarrived early morning in the gorgeous, amazing little town of Goreme, centred right in the guts of the world famous Cappadoccia region, which is right in the guts of Turkey itself. I ...

Cappadocia, Avanos, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by chrisandhana


... so much. I can at least attest to the accuracy of the last of these three comments. The next morning, with coffee onboard, we hit the road bound for Istanbul. We had a truly amazing trip through Turkey and can’t wait to return as soon as ...

The ballooning capitol of the world!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The ballooning capitol of the world!

A travel blog entry by jubble11


... with dial-up Internet and no ATM's within a 100km radius... I made my way to a new popular tourist destination in Turkey: Cappadocia. Cappadocia is made up of many different amazing rock formations, caves, mountains, and basically is just plain ...

The Town of Bedrock, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

The Town of Bedrock

A travel blog entry by dan-levitan


... .  There are few places in the world with a geography and history like that of Cappadocia in central Turkey.  Rising out of the ground like giant stone mushrooms these unique formations cover the landscape and have been used ...

Moscow Day 10 & 11 (feat. learning to pack vodka), Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Moscow Day 10 & 11 (feat. learning to pack vodka)

A travel blog entry by allyisroaming

Listening: Take a Picture by Filter Mood: Exhausted  I'm currently in Turkey and I'll be here for a few days. I had originally planned to write this entry plus my experience of being in transit, during my 7 hour stop over in Tel Aviv, but ...

Magıcal Cappadocıa, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Magıcal Cappadocıa

A travel blog entry by krupnicksgo


Dug ınto the sıde of the mountaın we are stayıng ın the wonderful Cappadocıa cave Suıtes ın Goreme. THe regıon ıs a mountaınous terraın surrounded by hıgh and formerly actıve volcanoes. The hıstorıc eruptıons covered the valley wıth tuff ...

Cave life, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cave life

A travel blog entry by jasonhep

... We have been in cities for too long. We yearn to escape. We are going to live in a fairy chimney (hopefully) ! September 6th, Goreme, Turkey. I am writing this literally sat in a cave whilst a dust storm rages outside. I'd better bring this journal up to ...

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

Got knobs on it...

A travel blog entry by wallsy


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... ...

Last Day in Cappadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Last Day in Cappadoccia

A travel blog entry by jill-cam


... Istanbul .   Here is the Menemen recipe we wrote down after enjoying it every morning for breakfast in Goreme. Menemen - Turkish Omelet In a clay pot heated on the stove cook onion, garlic and green chilli or capsicum. ...

ROSE AND RED VALLEY, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by dancejill


... climb out of the valley and to the ridge top. We see a parking area and head for it, hoping to catch a ride back to Goreme. A young Turkish couple pick us up, they are touring this area and we all get lost. Len takes out our little map and helps ...

It Had to Happen One Day, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

It Had to Happen One Day

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan


TToday marked the first bought of food poisoning for both Brendan and Michelle since setting off over seven months ago.  We weren't sure whether to blame the food from the Turkish Nights do or breakfast at the hostel.  Either way we both had ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by sianandjim


Spending three nights in the town of Goreme in the Cappadocia region of Turkey exploring the amazing cave cities. The whole region was shaped by 3 enormous volcanoes which erupted millions of years ago spilling lava everywhere. The locals then carved ...

Scooters, rocks, and night buses, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Scooters, rocks, and night buses

A travel blog entry by jaredandlucas


... Afterward, we were invited into his carpet shop for tea, where we had some very interesting discussions on Islam, Christianity, and Turkey in general. Unexpected, but very welcome! In the evening we caught the night bus (getting more sleep than last ...

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