Travel Blogs from Bogazkale
... the highlight was definitely a ballon ride just after sunrise. We floated over and through all different valleys and saw the region of Cappadocia from above - there were about 80 other balloons up as well and the views were spectacular!
Today, we witnessed once again the helpfulness of taxi drivers here. We went in search of an ancient sanctuary to Zeus Stratios, or, "Zeus of the Army," that was constructed on one of the highest points in the region near the present-day village of Yassical. The site has only been recently excavated and is situated along an unmarked, unpaved road, so our driver had to enlist the help of local villagers to find the site. Eventually, we had success, and we were able to photograph ...
... around various Turkish hospitals. AG is currently on a 4th type of antibiotic. We have good stocks of the previous 3 types. We will look out for a clinic in a far flung place where we can donate them. The most difficult section of our journey is still ahead.. The next country to enter is Iran where we will have neither health nor car insurance because our UK government has yet to establish ...
... a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Some of the ruins are still in relatively good shape including Lion's Gate for its age.
However, I am critical of how they have renovated ...
... the Hittite capital is just up the hill above the town. That was for tomorrow. This afternoon I devoted to the excellent local museum & a visit to the rock carvings at Yazilikaya.
So, by the time I was sharing my dinner with a big group of Italians on a campervan safari, I was fully sated (& and hopefully more informed)
Woke to a riot of birdsong & a gurgling stream.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet