Alfina Hotel Cappadocia
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Travel Blogs from Urgup
... have multiple takeoff areas, and they take the prevailing winds into account and pick a liftoff point that lets them pass over interesting territory. Typically they will try and fly over a canyon, and will actually lose altitude to the point that they are flying down inside the canyon in order to get a closer look at the rock formations. We had the opportunity to try this, which is where things got interesting.
At first, it was all very smooth. There ...
... By the time we got to the Camel Valley, the combination of the early start, the hot sun and the beer had kicked in and I didn't want to get out of the bus. However, our lovely driver, Kerim, turns off the air-con when we stop so the bus quickly gets hot and stuffy, so there is nothing for it but to disembus.
Camel valley, so called because there is a large rock in the shape of a camel... is just another opportunity to buy the pashminas, weird hats, bags and ...
... its pottery and carpets, Uçhisar rock fortress,Ortahisar rock fortress, Ürgüp, Ihlara valley, Soganli, Sinasos and Hacibektas. In the summer (from May to November) several alternative tours can be arranged: Hot air balloon trip over ...
... had opened and it was pouring out, so we managed to time everything perfectly today. We drove the half hour to Nevisar airport, passing Syrian refugees living in tents at the side of the road which made me very sad. We were met by a man at the airport who obviously didn’t speak English, as every question we asked was greeted with “yes”. “Do you know where the rental car office is?” “Yes”. “Which way is ...
... get in. So, we decided that I would stay in (which wasn't too bad once I was swimming) and the next person who came down we would tell the water was quite nice and just jump right in. She did.
I see my post is getting a little long, so I'll continue it with a part 2. There was an optional tour this evening and this was what I was looking forward to most in the trip. You'll never guess what it was... stay tuned.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet