Hotel Lale Saray
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... confines proved too daunting) until we reached the larger halls and chambers as we tried to imagine what it would be like to live at these depths with thousands of other inhabitants. Our trip ended where we started, back at the start of Pigeon valley. A full day behind us we showered, changed and enjoyed a sunset view across the rose valley before heading into town for a bite to eat and a good nights sleep in our ...
... was time for bed, big day tomorrow.
Today we are going ballooning!!!!! Just a wee bit excited, hope we don’t crash though. So we are taken to a meeting point where apparently my name has changed as they couldn’t understand my hand writing, not sure why as I wrote Steve’s as well and his was right?? Anyway, it is also Alex’s b’day today (boy Alex that is) so we sang him a nice and early happy ...
... to Trabzon where we need to get our Iranian visas.
There is a mountain called Nemrut Dagi and its probably going to come down to a coin flip whether to detour to it or not.
We have almost adapted to the heat now as it seems like ages ago when we were almost dying in 35°C in Romania, it's now over 40°C and we don't have air conditioning but its comfortable. Windows down cruising.
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... a heap of pain killers and rather fetching corset, determined to tough it out and heal up on the way!
Spike, Alex and I hired some mountain bikes and headed out along the valley to Avanos, off-roading through an old guys vineyard and a cycle along the red river.
The plan for tomorrow at evening news meant it was early to bed as we had to make a day up with a massive drive in order to get into Georgia on schedule.
... rock - more here and here.
No we didn't go on a balloon trip - too expensive and not covered by our insurance - but we did get up early to look at the balloons over the amazing landscape.
We also visited an incredible underground city where Christians hid out for weeks at a time ...