Elysee Cave House
Travel Blogs from Goreme
... proved a bit of an adventure! We didn't realise this area has onyx so popped in to a shop of onyx products. The owner/craftsman was a bit of a character and showed us his workshop. We bought a small candle holder, (cheaper up the road at the market!,,), but it was interesting to see where he worked.
The castle gave a great view of the area as it is the highest point hereabouts.
We set off on the return walk to Goreme,got wrong directions and went further amuck ...
... called us in the morning to notify us, and hadn't put us through the rigmarole of transport to the office and breakfast. Dejected, we booked a trip for another morning and walked back to our cave.
An hour later, we had just finished crafting our hiking plan for the day and were about to hit the trail when our cave phone rang. It was our hotel front desk, notifying us that ballooning was back on and a van would be at the hotel to pick us up in five minutes. ...
... around us, and watched as some of them started taking off! The ones in our field started to use their fire after a certain amount of inflation, and quickly came off the ground after that! We were led over to our balloon (Cihangiroglu Balloons) and got a ladder to get into the basket! There were five sections of the basket, with four for passengers, and the middle for the pilot and the gas tanks, and we were joined by the two people from our van and a group of about 15 or so ...
This will be quick, as I'm about to catch my overnight '11' hr bus to Cirali, Turkey.
Today was great. I did a Turkish Bath earlier,....did the pool,....then got a mud facial,....then massage, and then the therapist ask me to show her my techniques, and Ii said ok, and she pulled off her shirt, and jumped on a table. I worked on her about 15 mi items, BUT,....she worked on ...
Our hotel was at the top – the Museum Hotel-a member of Relais & Chateau. We had a really lovely room, which I had picked online. What the online image didn't tell me was that it was the farthest possible destination from reception and the restaurant and pool. Down a number of flights of stairs!! It also was big, but less ...
How has this pension rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking