Village Cave Hotel
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... and then the soil was abraded and dragged away and the rocks which were able to withstand this abrasion were left uncovered. The small rock pieces that are hard and gravelled remained on top of the larger rocks and formed the fairy chimneys.
The Christians who took shelter in the Goreme valley because of the Arab pressures gave it the name of Goreme which means "you cannot see here".
... climate (-20 degrees in winter to +40 degrees in summer). The area had a strong Christian presence, due to it being a place where they sort refuge from roman persecution, through to 1922 when the local Christian population was ported to Greece as part of the population exchange between the two countries. Regardless the stone houses were used up until the 1950s when the Turkish government rehoused the local ovulation in modern townships. Since then, excepting some stone houses ...
... a photo, but I could have. After that we exited the outdoor museum and after getting a refreshing Gatorade, we headed down to the Church of the Buckle. I would like to know why they called it the Church of the Buckle, but I couldn’t even find it in Wikipedia. It has 4 chambers, with large frescoes still extant. The most important factor is the wide swath of background painted in pigment made of Lapis Lazuli from Afganistan It is still ...
... lack of sleep catches up and we all nap for a good part of the afternoon. Waking refreshed, we walk up to the highest point of the town to watch the hot air balloons just before sunset - just beautiful and they got so high!! Dinner stop on the way back and my favourite dish so far, Turkish ravioli, and my-first-in-turkey, Baklava - yum! (We even find Efes beer for 0.75TL per can, about 25p). All ready for bed by 8.30pm and its is amazing to be able to lie down and stretch our legs again!
... 5-2 hours for a 15-20 minute restroom break. Lunch breaks are typically 45-60 minutes and the stops are a highway restaurants that offer multiple choices and fast service. So far the food has been very good and varied. The rest of a long travel day is always broken up with stops at a museum, church, or local attraction.
Cappadocia was named by the Persians in the 6th century BC; it means land of beautiful horses. It is not a ...