Terra Cave Hotel
Travel Blogs from Goreme
... in both of the Open Air Museums (Zelve and Goreme) inspecting the rock cut houses and the mushroom shaped fairy chimneys.
The next morning we chose to be in a balloon. I have to admit that I was pretty nervous but the group (Butterfly Balloons) was very professional and the pilot was extremely skilled. I loved floating high over the gorges and even dipping down into some of them as our pilot pointed out ...
... biggest being a three storey carved home which housed the nuns. It was huge! Some of the monastery's also had the original 11th century paintings in tact (similar but technically different to italian fresco due to the volcanic stones tendency to absorb liquids). After the museum we walked back through the city and had dinner at Manzara Roof top restaurant. We shared a delicious plate of homus as well as an eggplant ...
... came up to us an said he'd found two balloon companies who charged 90€ or 110€, the cheaper one was fully booked so we went with the other company called "Ürgüp Balloons". The next morning we got up at 4:40am to get ready for our balloon ride and waited outside for a bus to come and pick us up and they came late but we got there in the end. The company building was absolutely crowded and even worse they made an announcement that for the moment they wouldn't ...
... English and were really excited to hear that I'm going to be checking out Colombia in July. Vanessa lives in England right now, but Melissa is still in Bogota, so she has offered to show me around a bit when I get there. This is why I love travelling!
Unfortunately, we were split up and put in different balloons and I was put in a basket with 17 Germans and two South Africans. So I didn’t really ...
... was happening in front of us. We were colder than that time we cried from the cold in Croatia, and that’s saying something!
On day three, we returned the evil scooters and kept ourselves warm until our pampering session in the afternoon - We would be having our first traditional Turkish bath. When we arrived we were greeted by a frail older lady in a head scarf, cloth outfit and sandals, who, when we mentioned we didn’t know what to do, advised us in ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking