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Kayla had a relaxing spa bath this morning till we finally dragged her out to go to breakfast. It was worth going up for too. The honey couldn't have been fresher - it was actually still in the honeycomb.
We had a lovely view from the roof top restaurant too. Over the roofs we could see the minaret of the Mevlana Museum.
While we realised …
... 21 people were on board.
It didn't take long for the balloon to fill and it towered over us. It was lifting close to 4 tonne, the pilot told us, but it didn’t take long for us to get airborne. We rose into a cloudless and very calm sky, along with literally hundreds of other balloons, just in time to see the sun rising from the distant horizon.
It was just fantastic being up there with all these other balloons, and the sun rising over the horizon ...
... we were off by a canyon so we hiked back up and eventually found the correct trail. A short 30 minutes later we were delighted to see hotels. We were an hour late for our dinner reservation and Sue was feeling sick so we decided to have take out again and cozy up and watch Kung Fu Panda in our room. Exhausted, everyone was asleep within minutes of finishing the movie. Not surprising, given that our day had started 19 hours ...
Stop 1 Devrent valley Pinkish rock 2 volcanos in this area Volcano inactive - ergias (Argaos) Hasandah volcano inactive Stop 2 "Fairy chimneys" conical formations at bottom of devrent valley rock formations Tufa rocks - geological term Stop 3 Pasha ballaluh "vineyards of the pasha (general or lord) 45mins No more vineyards now Stop 4 Avanos 21,000 population Home of the Pottery and ceramic - in a cave River - red river running through and joins ...
... tasted mildly of cheese, not unpleasant. After breakfast, walked to the open air museum around 2 K downhill from our hotel, through the busy village and then uphill on the North side In fact, the open air museum is the site of an ancient Christian monastic community dating from around 200 AD. Series of chapels, tombs communal cooking and eating rooms and churches carved out of the rock and decorated with devotional frescoes picturing Jesus and the saints, some frescoes ...