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... to pay their respects would have outnumbered the tourists! We arrived at dinner time to our cave hotel in Cappadocia. Approaching the surreal landscape of fairy chimneys and other rock formations took our breath away! As did our suite at the cave hotel! Our guide showed us to our suite and cheekily told us that we got the best one - as we opened the beautiful 100 year old carved door nestled into ...
... went to a Museum. I thought it was pretty interesting. There lots of very old rock carvings and giant pots. We also climbed to the top of the old castle. This afternoon we explored the local market. Our best buy was a pack of Turkish Delight. For $3 We got a huge box. In Cappadocia for $3 we got got 5 pieces. Here we got 36 and these ones taste ...
... moment when a waiter offered me salmon on a spoon (not something I'm usually faced with...) I took it, and slurped it off the spoon. The waiter was still there looking at me. I kind of "shooed" him away (I'm even ashamed to type that). It was only when I realised he had another tray for the empty spoons that I went bright red, apologised, and made a swift exit.
At the back of the garden was a sort of band stand thing with a ...
... East, even in a country as stable as Turkey, intellectuals are being arrested from universities around the country and being charged with conspiring against the government (usually they are Professors in foreign policy/international relations fields). We also learned that in Turkey, once you have been arrested you can be detained for TEN YEARS without having a trial. With minor crime cases it usually takes about the same time as a US trial, but ...
... little exploring. Being a resident of Turkish Cyprus he gave us a great perspective on the region. When we got back to our cabin hey presto the 2 seats had turned into bunk beds! Supposedly an 11hr journey, but 2 ½ hours late arriving and no one batted an eyelid, including us! We have definitely got into this travelling lark in a relaxed state!
From here we took a bus to Antakya (Antioch – where Tim tells me Anthony & Cleopatra were defeated). Our first ...