Travel Blogs from Urgup
A 4 hour drive through stark and stunning vistas would take us to our next stop- Nevsehir. The bus had lousy shocks and the 2 lane roads were very bumpy. We stopped for photos by the Salt Lake and then pulled into Nevsehir to pick up our guide, Hamil. We drove through the city to reach the Cappadoccia area. 60 million years ago this was an inland …
... around 80,000 inhabitants), and then we had to change the bus to reach our final destination Göreme. They ripped us off because we even asked if we had to change the bus and they said no but we should have suspected it because it was the cheapest bus. The company´s name was Nevsehir. Maybe we should have chosen the bus company called Pamukkale which is one of the most reliable ones.
After arriving we planned to look for an accommodation really quickly and then take a tour ...
... alone and was stranded. We took her under our wing and drove her to Urgup, where she was picked up and taken to her hotel in Goreme which was 10 km further. She was so appreciative and promised to send us photos of her visit to Pumakkale after she goes there, since we decided against going there due to the distance and the fact that several people told us that it’s not what it used to be. Kelly and I agreed that if our daughters were stranded in a ...
... stark white all sculpted in to the strangest shapes. Many of the cliffs and cone like shapes have been carved out and used as dwellings over the years.....which is why cave hotels are so popular here.
Hiking through these canyons was thrilling and extremely hot. Inside the caves the opposite is true. This is not a place you would hike without water, sunscreen and a good hat!
It's not easy to find a cold beer in ...
... The head stones have eventually collapsed to ground and the process has been repeated again, taking over 1400 years. The weird formations of soft dusty rock have been adapted into caves and even into cities over the centuries. The stone is easily carved. People sheltered in and established churches in naturally occurring caves. 58 families still live in the fairy chimneys. Many dwellings are a mixture of cave and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking