Heaven Cave House
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... in comparison... We arrived Istanbul and though sounding chaotic, the local flight to Kayaseri was at least short and efficient. We were then brought to the town of Urgup where we were to stay for most of the time in Cappadocia. Our hotel is in the old part of town with a very rural feel. It is wonderfully quiet, all we can hear are donkey bells and birds. We can see mountains and fields, as well as these amazing Cave houses, many now hotels, dug into the ...
... and tomatoes, and great spices, sometimes with serve of chili. We have seen few overweight people, though they eat well. Turkey provides nearly all of its own food.
Textiles and agriculture are the two major income earners for the country. Number three is tourism, with up to 40 million expected this year. Number 4 on the list is manufacturing, including the production of all the Mercedes Benz and Fiats for Europe. Many leading fashions are also ...
... of the car to take off his jacket because he was stressed getting us to the airport on time! He went in reverse down narrow hilly cobblestone streets, he went in the wrong direction up one way streets, at one point we got blocked by a car that had parked in the middle of the road. The taxi guy got so mad he started honking incessantly but the street was deserted and he finally had to back up and take another route! And the streets of ...
... rather more slowly.
This did not quench our appetite for adventure, excitement, and really wild things, however. A few days later we awoke at 4:30 in the morning – which is an adventure all by itself – and packed ourselves onto a shuttle bus in the predawn darkness, heading for a balloon launch site. Cappadocia is a big-time ballooning destination; on any given day, if you get up early enough, you will see a hundred-odd balloons soaring ...
... it’s all rather overwhelming as the carpets are all so beautiful. They said our carpet would have taken 45 days to make, or 270 hours, meaning the labour cost was $5.56/hr. I feel good about supporting these women, learning the process, and having something truly Turkish to remind us of this holiday.
From there we were taken to a family-owned clay pottery factory where a 5,000 cubic meter museum is due to open in 2-3 months. It will be the ...