Cappadocia Dora Motel & Pansion
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... road yet to get there. We’ve appreciated the rock dwellings that we have seen from the motorbike or on foot, all the more after a few hours in an exceptionally well managed and reasonably priced museum. Dave also puts it out that he has his DP certificate (DP = duly performed) for church visits, for at least a year. The settlement was started thousands of years ago but the early Christians really expanded it as a place of ...
... and they were considered living dead saints. The surrounding community supported them by bringing food and water. Between the early 8th century and the mid 9th, the sanctuaries were painted with simple crosses and designs. Between the 9th and 11th centuries, frescoes detailing Christian stories were added on top of these paintings. In 1923, the Greeks were banished from the area and it has been abandoned ever since. There ...
... pottery even glowed in the dark.
Our last landmark was the Goreme Open Air Museum. It was a church and monastery, all carved out of the chimneys. There was art painted on the walls, i think from the 11Th Century.....again information overload. These drawings have been a bit destroyed over the years even with most having their eyes scratched out by vandals. ...
... When we were leaving Ankara we saw hillsides of small, roughly built houses which sprang up around 1923 when Ankara was made the capital and the city began to grow because there was work, but insufficient housing. Since then large apartment blocks have gone up but many of the small houses still look inhabited.
Solar panels and satellite TV dishes are common on the apartments and houses near the City.
Lots of people got on and off the ...
... 3 days!)
Ridiculously, for absence of a direct flight to Cappadocia, we had to head back to Istanbul to catch another flight to our final destination- so a 1.5 hours journey took about 4 hours all up!
We met up with the Engelanders at Istanbul airport - they have spent the past 3 days in that city and I was looking forward to getting some tips - and we all flew onto Cappadocia together.
We arrived in the middle of ...