Castle Cave House
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Chilled in bed, slept in till 930. Went to breakfast then back to the room to look for London accommodation. Had a Skype conversation with Adrian and Keira for an hour. Found out Andrea and Luke got engaged via snapchat. Yulia spent a good hour n a half on Facebook whilst I had a nap. Went for a walk to the top deck restaurant for ...
Left bush camp at 7.30am and drive for a couple of hours to Ilhara Valley. Went for a walk through the valley which has old cave houses both sides of valley and a few old churches which we also looked through. Took us about an hour and a half to walk through valley and we met Suse our truck driver on the other side where we hopped back in the truck. Carried on driving until about 5pm when we arrived at Goreme/Cappadocia and set up ...
... lack of sleep catches up and we all nap for a good part of the afternoon. Waking refreshed, we walk up to the highest point of the town to watch the hot air balloons just before sunset - just beautiful and they got so high!! Dinner stop on the way back and my favourite dish so far, Turkish ravioli, and my-first-in-turkey, Baklava - yum! (We even find Efes beer for 0.75TL per can, about 25p). All ready for bed by 8.30pm and its is amazing to be able to lie down and stretch our legs again!
... churches and monasteries into the rock beginning in the first century A.D. Over the centuries these cave dwellings have been expanded re-purposed by the various cultures that have inhabited these valleys.
I should also mention that today is our 20th anniversary! The time has flown by and there is no place better to celebrated it than with our two girls in Cappadocia. Hopefully the next 20 years will be as enjoyable as the first 20!
... common room, no one knew, then as we went to leave, the old guy on the couch followed us out and went up to reception. Strange. But we got checked in, and went straight to our beds (which they had to make up while we waited, as it was so early) and got almost an hours snooze in before we had to get up again! According to our itinerary, we were being picked up from our hostel for a tour of Cappadocia, but when no one came, I asked a lady who was working, and in the very little English ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking