Dervish Cave House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... of persecution and later used as a defensive site against the invading Mongols. This site lay largely unused after the people swap following WWI where half a million Muslim Greeks were patriated to Turkey and the expulsion of 100K Orthodox Turks to Greece. The adjacent cemetery houses the Selime Sultans Tomb- a monumental tomb to commemorate the fallen defending the monastery.
We make our way to Derinkuyu to visit the Yeralti Sehri underground city. Able to ...
... shorts of the other dawn services from Australia. The dawn service was touching, though I admit that I was somewhat dozy at this point.
Following the dawn service we made our way a few kms uphill to Lone Pine (and the Kiwis to Chunuk Bair, a few more kms). There were a number of cemeteries on the way also. On arrival there was at least another half hour, maybe hour security line. At Lone Pine we had a very similar ceremony to the dawn service. ...
... such limited time in Cappadocia, we decided to take a tour in order to see as much as possible. We thought that we would be on a sparsely-populated tour given how few other travelers we have met on this trip, but we could not have been more wrong. It quickly became clear that we were now traveling with hundred of Chinese tourists who were celebrating the Chinese New Year… so the bus was huge and totally packed, but ...
... their livestock once lived. An incredible complex of stables, living rooms, chapels, food stores, ventilation shafts, tunnels, staircases, and even a wine producing area. A series of underground tunnels lead to other underground cities in the area, and these cities were largely used by the Byzantines to protect themselves from the Muslim Arabs. The day was slightly dampened with our last stop for the tour, which was an exit through the Onyx gift shop stop, where we spent over half ...
... how long. This was much better than guessing each time, which is what we've been doing. We finally arrived at our guesthouse after 8:30pm where a couple of nice guys greeted us and even walked us down to a local restaurant for dinner. We ate some cheap and delicious lentil soup and Gozleme before showering and hitting the hay pretty hard.
Lowlights from today included ...