Meleklerevi Cave Hotel
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... same freedoms or choices as in the US, but that is not unique to Muslim cultures.
Turkey, in particular, has been a revelation. I don't think I have been in another country where history, centuries and centuries of it, have been so evident. And, of course, food plays a large part in my enjoyment of a culture, and the food of Turkey is really, really good.
The affluence of Turkey, particularly in relation to the other two countries, is ...
... and also a jewellery store today but no one in our group bought. We must be disappointing to them. Yesterday was our biggest day - 630 km of driving broken by visits to attractions. The last visit of the day was to an underground town at Seratli which was formed out of the caves and used by early Christians as an escape place from persecution by Romans. We saw the areas where they would all live when hiding and the big round lumps ...
... Mike. All very jolly.
The meal was very good indeed, soup with delicious bread, a filo parcel filled with potato and spices, chicken, pasta and salad bits all topped off with rice pudding sprinkled with cinnamon.
Our instructions from Osman were to visit the small cultural museum on the roof of the restaurant before we left, which I dutifully did, before heading out to explore the village itself.
I found a few fascinating shops, including an ...
We had to fly from Antalya back to Instanbul, change flights to Kayseri, where we had a shuttle waiting to take us another hour into the Cappadocia region, which consists of many small towns, including Urgup, where we are staying at the Kayakopi Cave hotel. Urgup used to be a Greek community but was abandoned around 1922 during a population exchange, when the Christian families were forced to Greece and the Muslim families stayed folllowing WW1.
This region is famous for ...
... she sent me off with a 'plate full'. I gave her a hand full of ginger candies, and at first she thought it was money, and she said, 'No No'.....but then I said please,....it's candy. Then she smiled, accepted it, and we kissed on both cheeks, and NOW you know why I LOVE CAPPADOCiA!
ok,...going to find a WC before the bus gets here. Nite nIte!