Castle Cave House
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At last....... Cappadocia
Wow! Talk about a bus ride. I was sitting toward the back, and although it was a newer 'Greyhound like" bus, we were rocking and rolling back there.
I went to sleep, and slept about 2 hrs. After going to sleep the second time, I woke, and belched. Ever so lightly I could feel nausea setting in. Well, in about 45 …
... It's what
deserts would look like if gravity was not a serious issue. It's what valleys would be if pigeons could break rock.
Better yet, mankind followed it's first impulse- seeing the towering tent-like structured jutting out all over the country and upon realizing the rock is soft and carve-able even for a layman decided that building houses was for suckers, when all you need to do is hollow these things out. It's what towns would look like if people were
... to land somewhere they could fold the balloon up. They had us by a rope now though and could guide us to where they needed. I was incredibly impressed that they landed it on the back of a trailer! We then had champagne mixed with cherry juice and watched as they folded up the balloon. Once they got it partially in a bag they decided to take a few of us over. As soon as I had handed my camera off to someone, I was picked up ...
... More rock outcrops are shown to us as we enter the monks valley and find some of the beautiful Greek Orthodox churches that were carved out of the "chimney" stacks. Entering them we find paintings and etchings equal to anything we have seen in Italy. They depict the story of Christ and the early church as written about in the New Testament. It is exciting to think that this is where the first Christians of Turkey lived. The valley is ...
... is a 10 foot high assortment of caves that is supposed to have been set aside as a church. There is a sign on entry saying that if you have asthma or high blood pressure or heart issues not to enter and they know what they are saying, because the interlinking tunnels are often not higher than 3 ft, which means you spend a lot of time bent over double as you scrabble through these hobbit like homes. It was amazing to see what must have been an unbelievable ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking