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Kind proprietor who asked if I spoke French but was able to communicate fine in English
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This leg involved riding from Konya to Uchisar in the famed Capadocia region. It went over some honestly boring flat terrain northeast of Konya. Flat farmland over a massive plain with some hills way off on the horizon that I never seemed to get to. But in the end all my patient riding at the speed limit was worth it because I got to a massive salt …
... is believed to be US$ 7,500 approx.), to Philetarios who was the commander of Pergamon, and the kingdom founded by Philetarios by using this sum of money following Lysimachos's death, flourished and became the most eminent center of culture of the Hellenistic period for 150 years. It was handed over his land to the Romans in 133 B.C. ...
... Turkish form of art in which colors are put onto a special solution and swirled around. Paper is then gently placed on the top of the solution, and the paint attaches itself to the paper. Our teacher was Naile, who owned the shop and made the paint, glutinous water and brushes from local materials. You can see the finished results in the photographs.
After lunch, we went to the Underground City of Kaymakli. There are an estimated 40 ...
... Pigeons were sacred and their dropping were collected for fertiliser. Each pigeon house was owned by a family, once a year they would climb into the mountain caves and collect the droppings and eggs. Not an easy feat. Visited an underground city in Derinkuyu, completely carved out by hand….. completely blew me away…. Visited a winery for wine tasting, a nut and seed store and a precious stones making business.
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... many balloons ascending over the valley in the distance yet the silence was deafening. It was an amazing sight. I can't wait to do our flight tomorrow!
It was 0820 when we went to breakfast. David Bernstein (and Pam, his wife) were already there. They had gone on the earlier hot air balloon flight and been dropped back at the hotel by 0800 and confirmed that it had been an amazing ...