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Cappadocia is famous for 4 things that must be done;
Goreme Open Air Museum
Hot air ballooning
Cappadocia means 'the land of beautiful horses'. It has very fertile soil due to volcanic ash when the volcano erupted 30 million years ago. Many different fruits have been grown here for 1000s of years grapes, apples, plums, mulberry etc and of course, their famous horses were bred here.
The landscape is ...
... then deepen to reach the tuff layer which then would erode over about 10,000 years leaving pillars and cones of the eroded stone. The pillars would form because the tuff in some places would be still covered by a cap of the harder basalt, protecting from erosion. Thus canyons and pillars of stone , and small hills formed.
It seems no one exploited these formations in any major way until the early Christians used the region as a protection. Hittites (late ...
Today we have been the coldest we have been all winter. Some intrepid ones from our group got up at 5am to take a balloon flight over the landscape when it was dry but bitter cold. It started snowing hard at 9.00 just as we got on the bus and 5 minutes later everywhere was white and we could see nothing through the blizzard. After a ...
Goreme (Göreme, pronounced guh-reh-meh, uh like er in "her") is a town in the Cappadocia region of Turkey. The town is centered in the middle of a internationally popular region that is best known for its natural rock formations, often called "fairy chimneys".
Göreme Open Air Museum. The museum has a collection of caves and fairy chimneys. ...
... actual bus time.
As for that much vaunted German efficiency, it's not present and correct today at least.
So it's a pair of pretty sleepy fellows who stumble out of their respective pits and clamber onto the bus, hastily stuffing shirts into trousers and checking they have cameras and money.
In the event it's a completely busted flush. The weather ...