Yusuf Yigitoglu Konagi
Travel Blogs from Urgup
... 8211; great skill! And then we were guided into the showroom and the sales pitch started, but none of us bought anything. There were gorgeous pieces in there, all hand painted, but expensive. All we took away was photos.
Mehmet asked us what we do back in Canada, and when Jim told him that we have a 24 year old daughter and a 21 year old son, he turned to me and said “You take very good care of yourself – you don’t look old enough to ...
... at the time. Late in the day we checked into the most magnificent cave hotel where the staff were so friendly and welcoming and the rooms were palatial with entrance sitting areas and spa bathrooms. We had a quick freshen up before being picked up to view the sunset over Rose Valley then back for a 5 course dinner which we were unable to do justice. An early night was attempted so that we would be ready for the big balloon flight at 4.30 the next ...
... woman goes to live with her husband's family. So in most households, there are 3 or 4 generations living together. The villages we have been driving through are very traditional, and we have noticed that as we drive past shops and coffee shops, there are men sitting outside with cigarettes, coffee and playing some sort of game with tiles and numbers. There is not a woman in sight. Our tour guide explained that the women are at home cleaning their houses and looking ...
... it was like walking through a mud bath!
At one stage we both got a hell of a fright as a few boulders fell about 20m off a rock about 10m in front of us. It's was pretty scary!
Once we got to the end of the Zemi valley we had about an 8km trek back to goreme. We decided to walk to the
next village and pick up the pigeon valley hike. This trail was amazing! I have never seen any place like this in my ...
... before calling our contact at the guest house, who arrived within moments to pick us up.
Goreme (pronounced Gur-em-eh) is a very small, quaint town set among mountains, caves, and geological formations called Fairy Chimneys. Osman, the 20-something son of the owner of the guest house, picked us up and was immediately friendly. He drove us 5 minutes up a hill to the Vineyard Cave Hotel, our B&B, where we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet