Travel Blogs from Kayseri
... So that is how I have come to call this blog entry this name, as we did not know what Cappadocia meant! However, I did know the name of the first president and Peter knew the capital, Ankara, so we each got a prize-a key ring and a bracelet, with the eye motif! It was a scream. We were back on track and again had fun relating to some Turkish characters. We went for another walk later in the day and as the maps of the walking tracks are woeful, took advice from a ...
At around 5pm, I decided it was time to throw on some clothes, and walk into town to search for some soup. Can't say that I feel much better, but found an Excedrine Migraine in my 1st aid kit, so maybe that will help.
Apple (sp) the super nice guy at my hostel recommended a cafe for me, and I am here now. The soup of the day was a puréed lentil soup ...
... then boarded our hot air balloons to look at the valleys below! What an unbelievable experience. No words are necessary -- just pictures.
Out the door promptly, 24 of our group did the balloon ride and despite the numbers I was really excited, no chance to feel nervous. It's a huge operation, we could see a few balloons in the air already despite it being quite dark, so they probably missed seeing a lot of the area. We watched the balloon being blown up which seemed to go smoothly, then all 24 of us scrambled into the basket which was funny watching others scale the sides but I can assure you was a ...
... shopping mall, we were about to get a taxi to back to the supermarket when we saw the rest of the group enjoying a coffee - few! They were being picked up again in a couple of hours and two people had already gone back so there would be room on the bus for us. We stopped for a coffee, the cakes looked so amazing and I couldn't resist. I enjoyed a delicious chocolate and cherry cake. I was hoping I would lose a bit of weight on this trip but ...
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