Travel Blogs from Kayseri
... AD. Wow, columns and all.
We also visited the other cave church on offer down the road, Nicephorus Phocas from 960 AD, which had an 8 TL entry fee-surprising as the hillside area is free. It is always interesting to see the bible stories painted. The paintings have suffered a lot of defacing over the years, especially the eyes and some faces scratched away, and from smoke damage.
We explored the hillsides and the valley close by.
... got the smell of food and we went into the oldest sausage house in Europe which dates back to the 1500s and has some sort of sausage which even I have to admit, was lovely.
And have a very good look at this statue on the stone bridge..... Whatever he is doing he is doing it one handed!!
Off then to Nuremburg famous for the Nuremburg Ring whatever that is, (but I do know, it is NOT jewellery) and of course the Nuremburg trials. We even got to ...
... of war. On our hour-long tour, our guide said that we saw around 10% of the city, and that the city could house up to 20,000 people. I have no idea how the city got left off the 7 wonders list while a 30 metre tall statue in Brazil made the list.
Cappadocia is one of the world’s premier spots for hot air balloon rides. We were both very excited as neither one of us had gone for a hot air balloon ride before; we weren’t as excited ...
... 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 ...
... followed by a discussion with two engineering professors. One of them received his PhD at Emory last year, and he took 12 classes with Dr. Dwight Dufus, my freshman Calculus teacher. I loved Dr. Dufus, especially for his ironic name and his ability to explain math to dummies. This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "it's a small world." The highlight of the day was our trip to Cappadocia, the series of rock ...
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