Travel Blogs from Goreme, Turkey

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Flintstones, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Flintstones

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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... 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

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by elizabethg

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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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

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... 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

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... 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

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... .  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 ...

Magıcal Cappadocıa, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Magıcal Cappadocıa

A travel blog entry by krupnicksgo

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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 ...

Last Day in Cappadoccia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Last Day in Cappadoccia

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

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... 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

ROSE AND RED VALLEY

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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... 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

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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 ...

Ufuk ii pension says it all well folks this ..., Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Ufuk ii pension says it all well folks this ...

A travel blog entry by grinspinner

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... Lone Pine. 3. Day Tour of Gallipoli. 4. 3 Day Cruise in Fethiye. 5. Roman ruins in Efes. 6. The unbelieveable landscape at Goreme. 7. Chilling out in Dalyan for a couple of days. 8. All the backpackers i have met so far on my journey. ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by sianandjim

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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

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... 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 ...

Snow Tour, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Snow Tour

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

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... out why we had not worn our beanies and gloves out into the snow.The low temperature made this a very quick stop. Centuries ago Goreme and the surrounding area was the pigeon poo export capital of the world (or at least Europe). The people in the area ...

Early Morning Ballooning, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Early Morning Ballooning

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... and low brass tray table) at the hotel trying to update the blog, while Chris did a bit of neighbourhood exploration. Goreme village is very interesting - heaps of tourists, which obviously contribute the most $$$$s to the local economy, but living ...

The word of the week is... WOW!, Göreme, Turkey travel blog

The word of the week is... WOW!

A travel blog entry by msmr

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... to believe I am here. When I first started thinking about the European leg of my trip, Inever even considered going to Turkey. Then I saw an article about“8 of the most unique walking paths in the world,” which featuredthe Cappadocia region ...

Hiking through the Rose Valley, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hiking through the Rose Valley

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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After breakfast, which we ate out in morning sun. We were told we were going for a hike this morning and had a local guide with us for the day. Was hoping it wasn't going to be too much hard work. We went for a short drive, then began walking into the ...

"How much for the love heart?"

A travel blog entry by jimmyandkristen

... panorama?  And our tour van was so full that Kristen and I rode up front with the driver.  But actually, the Goreme Panorama was a different look out spot that was phenomenol, and a place for phenomenal jumping photos.  It was also a great ...

Hot Air Balloons and HIking, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Hot Air Balloons and HIking

A travel blog entry by brookeandchris

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... formations. It was also crazy to see all the balloons up in the air. There are a ton of balloon companies that work out of Goreme, and our pilot said it seemed like everyone had all of their balloons out that day. It had been rainy and windy the last two ...

Cappadocia Balloon Flight, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia Balloon Flight

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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6/7 Words can't describe what a wonderful experience this was so I'll just share my favorite ...

Those Troglodytes sure knew what they were doing!, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Those Troglodytes sure knew what they were doing!

A travel blog entry by dinoshona

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... wearing flip flops. She swears she will never drink a drop on any overnight bus again. Two hours late arriving in a town near Goreme, apparently our bus finished there where we needed to transfer to a smaller bus, we were ushered into a ...

Trekking round Turkey, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Trekking round Turkey

A travel blog entry by combieandsarah

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... creatures currently enjoying its beauty are a few stray dogs and large puddles full of wild turtles. Our final destination in Turkey was Cappadocia, with its famed rock formations and cave houses (check out our Flintstone-style cave room above). The ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by mmtrip

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... 3 days and many caves, chimneys and valleys we decide to go further East by train! PS: my short haircut has a big success in Turkey... Indeed each time i go to the women toilets I got scream at and shown the men toilets!! the first time I didn t get it, ...

Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by dfdippel

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... region of Turkey and nearing the end of our time here. I'd like to take this moment to reflect on a few things about Turkey I found "peculiar". First, not having exact change is almost a crime here. My guess is that this is from the hyperinflation they ...

Gallipoli and Cappadocia, Goreme, Turkey travel blog

Gallipoli and Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by deerhunter

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Of course I don't drink tea here!!  It's rank, just like tea anywhere else.  Lemon tea and mint tea etc. are not really tea so I've had the odd cup to be polite. I left Istanbul and toured the Gallipoli peninsula including snorkeling on a WW1 ...

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