Alfina Hotel Cappadocia
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... egg crepes, omelette station, fresh and dried fruits, grilled bread with cheese, tomatoes, onions, potatoes or sausage in them. We were picked up by our tour guide at 10:30 and back on the road for more rock formations, cave houses and churches. At the airport early for our 6 pm flight and after a short delay we arrived back in Istanbul by 9 pm to rain! Our new hotel, TomTom, is incredible. Very modern! We're up tomorrow, tour a bit more Istanbul and then off to ...
... will have all kinds of objects surrounding us to protect us. Options for travel between Istanbul and the Cappadocia region of Turkey include the bus – ten hours overnight – or an hour's flight. We have opted for the flight, but it’s an additional hour’s drive from the airport to our hotel, located in the town of Goreme.
When the alien termites descend on Planet Earth and engage in wholesale terraforming, the result will look ...
... Mike. All very jolly.
The meal was very good indeed, soup with delicious bread, a filo parcel filled with potato and spices, chicken, pasta and salad bits all topped off with rice pudding sprinkled with cinnamon.
Our instructions from Osman were to visit the small cultural museum on the roof of the restaurant before we left, which I dutifully did, before heading out to explore the village itself.
I found a few fascinating shops, including an ...
... back to my hostel, and heated up the leftover dinner I saved from last night.
After tonight, I only have one more night left in this fairy land. I will truly hate to leave, but am doing research, and may head to Olympos, to stay in the Tree houses.
Tomorrow I have a full day tour of the outskirts of Cappidocia. That Should be great.
Ok,....will close for now. Thanks for reading these. I miss you all! ��
... so the government pays women to make carpets here. They work for 1000 hours, six hours/day, and they earn a salary along with a commission if their carpet sells. However, it’s back-breaking work and most women can only do it for 15 years before their eyes, back and fingers wear out. We watched the weavers make both wool and silk carpets using complicated patterns – their fingers were flying! We were then shown the silk cocoons and the process of ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet