Evinn Cave House
Travel Blogs from Urgup
... only her eyes showing - my girls would not let me stay to see. As I was waiting in a tour line one morning behind a burka I came to the realization that I bet the lady under that burka just threw it on and did not have to wash and dry her hair, probably had no make up on, and she didn't have to worry herself about what she had brought to wear for the day - that made me reconsider what I thought of burkas. ...
... I spent two very long days filling my eyeballs with as much of this as possible, from a safe distance to begin with, then climbing on, under and around, scurrying through underground tunnels, half collapsed churches, hiking through valleys and even from high in the air, held aloft in the wicker embrace of a majestic hot air balloon - a method of flying so restful I'm surprised sloths haven't evolved large gaseous sacs of natural heated methane to traverse distances. Restful, ...
... leaving. It was an intricate maze of spaces, full with thin air shafts that ran the vertical length of the entire space and more.
Once we got home, it was nearly noon. The weather here is desert like- thankfully, no humidity, but super hot under the sun and chilly at night. We were advised that for ...
... was all delicious. We proudly accepted our certificates and got driven back to the hotel. Well worth the dollars. Back at hotel, tried to Skype mum as she had just got home from Spain. Couldn't get through. Also tried to put photos up on Facebook but Internet is just no good. Got changed out of all the layers and went down for second breakfast. More bread, tomatoes, cheese and olives. Can't wait for Italy and for ...
... all from a time when iconographic opponents forbid pictorial representation of the faith. Most disturbing is what happened to almost every one of these images. The eyes are almost universally gone, carved or clawed out of the icons. While the guides claim that Greek Orthodox Christians are mostly to blame, as they superstitiously scraped off the faces to mix them with milk and drink them for curative powers, I cannot help but think this literal defacing ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet