Grand Ulger Hotel
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... which in Hittite times(1600BC) was filled with wine and left in the sun to be blessed by the gods. The wine would be worn and poured from around ones upper arms. We couldn't go passed buying ourselves a vessel. At night we attended a turkish night with traditional dance and free flowing alcohol which made for a great for a great night. Prior to this we experienced the Whirling Dervishes which is a religious dance ceremony which was interesting but wouldn't say that it is a must ...
... above the formations one can fantasize that Harry Potter is with you. As previously mentioned, some of the caves are currently inhabited and we did see one from the air - lawn chairs and all -
It is hard to express the feeling of floating over this strange valley, once I'm able to down load pictures you may get an idea of thwarting, stark beauty of this place.
... those having claustrophobia or physical impediments. The lower portions of the cave we visited are 80 meters below the surface.(Some 300 feet)
In the afternoon we visited the open area museum where mainly Christians used to live in the Rocky exotic looking formations, this is an awesome place that dates back a millennium, and again besides the houses there are several churches or chapels throughout. Many of ...
... father worked as a house digger, as you do in these parts.
Hot air ballooning in tourist season brings in about a million dollars a day. 100 balloons, holding up to 20 people, many doing two trips per day at 150 euro each. A fantastic experience....lift off is so smooth that I didn't realise we were off the ground. Great views of the landforms and sunrise over the mountains. There are so many balloons that a local air traffic control gives the ...
... Zeki took lots of photos of
this amazing experience. The camel was definitely the highlight of this trip!
There were so many coach loads of tourists at the open air
museum queuing to get tickets, but luckily for me and Zeki, we had our special
student museum cards that let us get in free and avoid the queues. The museum
showed several old rock-houses and there were lots of churches that you could
climb up to look ...