Anatolia Cave Pension
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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... back, it is built almost entirely or the local tufa stone. Rocky outcrops can be easily hollowed out for storage and houses, and many have been made into homes with little balconies and neat paths. Some are high on the ridges, shrouded in snow. The whole place is devoid of any vegetation, giving it a lunar-landscape look. Tourism seems to be the only employment here, but it's doing pretty well!
Tomorrow is balloon ...
... biggest, but apparently the easiest to get lost in (wonderful). Sure enough the next day was raining steadily and bloody cold. So off we went. The underground city reminded me alot of the Catacombs in Rome given its scale, the difference being people did not just bury the dead but had kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms, wine cellars, pens to keep crazy people in who had lost their mind through lack of light and much more. It was deep below the ground and ...
... Arabs and later by Turks.
Frequent raids by attacking armies forced Christians to seek refuge in underground cities and practise their religion in camouflaged rock churches. It is thought that as early as the first century, Christians may have sought refuge in the caves and tunnels carved in the volcanic rocks of Cappadocia.
The rock cut ...
... We managed to get by with broken French, a funny situation really. It turned out they had just started the fire to boil the water which they then needed to use to brew the tea, all a rather lengthy process especially with limited shared language skills. We finally had the tea ready which we were constantly told to top up. It was a lovely funny sort of afternoon tea break, we even got bikkies :) I was then sent to chat with ...
... and climb onto this heated stone table. My woman (clad in a two-piece suit) put my wrap on the table and gave me an inflatable pillow, head rest. I'm lying on my back completely nude, while others are sitting around waiting their turn. First, she poured nice warm water over my entire body. Then she begins with a scouring pad, rubbing over my entire body. She was in places that not US massage therapist would dare go! After I was completely ...