Village Cave House Hotel
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... section holding 5 people (some balloons held 40).
After a early morning breakfast we were shuttled to the field where the 100 balloons flying that morning were getting ready for takeoff, after a very unladylike climb into the basket (at one point I as upside down)
We slowly ...
... ass boulders that could be rolled into place to close off the staircases and tunnels. but it wasn't really totally a roughing it situation; these folks also carved spaces for stables for animals, and of course, wine cellars. super cool. oh, and you got to go number one and number two into a clay pot the whole time you were down there and then use it for fertilizer when you returned to the above-ground world. we went to see whirling dervishes. another thing that had been on ...
... regions. We visited Pigeon valley for incredible panoramas of Urgrup and the valley below, dotted with fairy chimneys. We also visited the Derinkuyu Underground Caves, which are exactly what they sound like. People dug out these caves for protection from attacks hundreds of years ago. It was very cramped down there, poor Dom was stooped over the entire hour we were inside. However, it was really interesting to see how these people would live, as they often stayed in the caves ...
... and the dozens of hot air balloons landing after their morning sunrise tour.
We got very little sleep on the bus so were relieved when we could check straight into our room at Arch Palace hotel. It was a great little hotel in the centre of Goreme, and whilst not a cave hotel (many of the hotels are actually built into the caves), it was a nice stone building with a fabulous rooftop with amazing views across the town, with fairy chimneys and cave houses all around us. The ...
... the frescoes have been defaced but historians have made a good stab at figuring out who is who, and which biblical events are commemorated from what remains.
We kick off in the museum then take in a couple of castles. The place is still full of tourists this late in the year. Days are warm but it is pretty chilly at night.
In the evening we go to a ...