Kemal's Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Kemal's Guest House Goreme
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... several Underground Cities in the area and some are linked by tunnels.
The particular formation of the volcanic rock has facilitated the construction of places of refuge in the rocks and below ground level. Initially the caverns afforded shelter from the extreme heat (mid 30’s in summer and up to 20°C below zero in winter). They were expanded during the times when Christians were persecuted. In times of attack the ...
... to the top. The very top was roped off, probably due to more danger than I was already in. I could see the whole town from there, and fields beyond, and Mount Erciyes in the distance. This town is tinier than Goreme, with smaller homes and stores, all wearing tile roofs. Back at my bike, I couldn't get it to start! It had a kick start that kept bashing me in the shin every time I tried to use it! An old man approached, watched me for a while, and then called over this ...
... landscape and the ingenuity of the people. As well as above ground, we discovered that immense underground cities were built and we were able to go underground in a section of one such city to 7 levels below ground level. Booby traps, short cuts and tunnels connecting cities made even Alexander the Great unable to conquer these people. We have three nights here. Just as well, there is so much to see. Back at the hotel and we call the bank. Thankfully ...
... smooth! There are no words to describe the next hour... maybe 'surreal' works best.
having the disorienting, hallucinatory quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic
The pilots have some serious skill in manoeuvring these massive balloons, so much so that we went past some apricot trees and they mentioned that in the summer they can reach out and pick a few on the way past. Shame they weren't ripe yet - I ...
... from the blasts of fire under each balloon was heard clearly, although from various distances, depending on the location of the balloon. Into the baskets we piled, and after a quick demonstration of the brace position, we were off. I felt as though I was inside a glass of lemonade, and I was in one of the hundreds of bubbles that filled the glass, rising slowly to the top. Our pilot, also named Mustafa, skillfully floated us through valleys and over mountains, teasing ...