Nature Park Cave Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Having set up camp and enjoyed a swim we decided to get our bearings. Our first walk was along the ridge below the camp
After soaking up the views from camp we have ventured further afield trying to fit in as much as we can, in a few short days. The outdoor museum at Göreme was a wonderful window into the rock dwellings and a great introduction to the area.
We walked about a kilometre down ...
... dining areas carved out of the fairy chimneys. In the 4th century, small anchorite communities moved to the area, carving chambers into the pillars, creating sanctuaries for worship. During this time, a popular activity for Greeks was to sequester oneself away from everyday life in order to pray. All day, every day. These folks vowed to spend their lives in a tiny room alongside a chapel. Anchorite vows essentially removed them from ...
... is to come. For hundreds of years people have dwelled in rock carved homes throughout the countryside. The chambers in this area were used as places of worship dating to the early second and third centuries. They are done up with quaint paintings telling stories of the bible and showing the who's who of biblical mythology. The paintings were a more recent addition to the caves dating from the Byzantine era when it was once again permitted for Christian's to practice ...
... here to meet girls to get over breaking up with his girlfriend. The Turkish guy, I can't seem to remember his name, was the typical macho turkish guy. He was regaling Ben with stories of the many parties he has been to and that he never sleeps with just one girl at a time. The most interesting person, Alan, was the bartender. I spent most of the night talking to him. He is a lawyer from New Zealand. He realized after completing his education, that ...
... you to the surface.
Naturally after getting quite claustrophobic we headed to the surface.
Then continued with our tour with our taxi to different locations with more chimneys, camels and panoramic views.
After the underground city it was time to explore the fairy chimneys, what amazing landscape, this place is made for a Indianna Jones movie ! There are ...