Travel Blogs from Kayseri
... point than a viewpoint, but interesting, nevertheless.
I am not good at haggling, so where there are no prices indicated, I tend to balk and move on, not being a good shopper at the best of times.
"Madam, madam give me your price" is not language I understand.
Maybe it would be different if I were desperate to have the article, but I am not sure.
As we were leaving, there was a flurry of activity with the stall holders.
"The wind she is coming in ...
... queuing, freezing and dealing with customs/immigration, and knowing that I could sleep for as long as I wanted. I was actually giggling, I was that happy (or just overtired/hysterical).
Lowlight: Witnessing the cops dragging that guy off the train. Lots of pleading, a few tears. Youngish guy with long hair, he looked pretty scared. Nobody else on the train said anything. I don't know what his story was, but it was wasn't nice to watch.
... transport van.
It was still dark when we arrived at the transport site. OMG,.....there were sooooo many balloons! Every color of the rainbow. You could FEEL the excitement in the air.
We all loaded pretty quickly, were introduced to our Pilot, given some last minute 'landing instructions', and then we were off!
There are no words in my vocabulary that could adequately describe how beautiful it was.
The fairy ...
... were and was surprised to find out that it was a religious ceremony and that the whirlers of old were monks. Even those participating today are religious men. Oktay told us we would be asleep within 3 minutes. For John that was true. It was pretty slow at the beginning: music, then chanting, then four sets of whirling….but I enjoyed ...
... run as a pretty solid business they take the likes of fruit and store while it ripens further – natural chill, no electricity to run a fridge, very economical.
Lunch was quite a feast and included in the tour, it was at a purpose-built restaurant hollowed into a hill, there were several dining areas and our group of 40+ was made very welcome. We started with lentil soup, choice of tomato and herb stuffed eggplant or white beans, and a choice of mains ...