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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... you to the surface.
Naturally after getting quite claustrophobic we headed to the surface.
Then continued with our tour with our taxi to different locations with more chimneys, camels and panoramic views.
After the underground city it was time to explore the fairy chimneys, what amazing landscape, this place is made for a Indianna Jones movie ! There are ...
... a consequence of this similarity everything revolves and man carries on his life, his very existence by means of the revolution in these atoms, in the structural elements of his body, by the circulation of his blood, by his coming from the earth and return it, and by revolving with the earth iteself." every sound and movement and head tilt and arm movement and piece of clothing is hightly ritualized and is meant to honour god/allah. chanting, music, whirling. all leading ...
... settlement, and we were absolutely blown away when we saw it. This dwellings date back to Roman times, when Christians had to hide in the hillsides to avoid persecution. The rooms are cut into the strange rock formations that jut towards the sky. The crude rooms sometimes included fading frescos and crumbling pillars. This remarkable area and its abundance of cave dwellings was the inspiration behind the planet of Tatooine from Star Wars. If you look at the pictures, you ...
... our stay.
From one unique landscape to another, Cappadocia (meaning land of beautiful horses) is truly unlike anywhere else with its lunar like environment, fairy chimneys and houses and churches carved in the rocks. The only place I can think to compare it to might be the Grand Canyon in the US, but the Cappadocia region is even more unique with its unusual rock formations and interesting history. The dreamlike landscape of the area is the result of volcanic eruptions ...
... I picked out of the Lonely Planet guide, for its authentic local cuisine. It's very good. We all have variations of lamb with a soup starter and a few bevvies. It's up a very steep hill in Göreme but we take advantage of their pick-up and return service so don't get too knackered. A good day all round.
Tomorrow we have another crack at getting some assisted elevation round ...