Yusuf Yigitoglu Konagi
Travel Blogs from Urgup
... has rooms where animals (camels) can be kept and this one had a separate area where I'm stood (see pic) with raised platforms to keep you our of the muck. Annie also took a nice atmospheric shot of the small holes cut in the pillars where you could tie up your animal.
Next stop was the Ilhara Valley, more of a canyon actually. The river has cut vertically down into the plain around 150m. ...
... wasn't too bad as it was literally in a straight line from Kaymakli, however with no tour bus to show us the way, we had to strain to see any signage pointing us in the right direction, for (as it turns out) the name of the underground city is always the name of the town in which you can find them in. This didn't help us when trying to find the actual sights however!! :) When we pulled up there was only one tour bus in the lot, and that was pulling out as we came in. Other than ...
... is a welcome change. I wonder what tomorrow will bring?
Friday, September 20
What an incredible way to start the day! We were up at 4:30 a.m. and Royal Balloons picked us up at 5:00 a.m., after which we picked up six others who were from India and were great fun. We were driven the 10 km to the Head Office in Goreme where we had a buffet breakfast before being driven to the launch site. It was quite a spectacle as there were over 100 ...
... country but you can be sure we found one after that hike.
The next morning (another early wake up call) we headed out to watch the sun rise over
Cappadocia from a hot air balloon. At first I thought this was a pretty expensive indulgence but I now believe it should not be missed if possible. We couldn't have had better weather or a better pilot. He went through the canyons, over vineyards and orchards then took ...
... turkish rug and I wanted to have the experience of the carpet sales pitch. We ducked into a carpet shop that had some good looking carpets hanging from the outside.
We walked in and were greeted by a man in his 40s who brought us into the main part of the shop and offered us tea and a seat. ...
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