Travel Blogs from Kayseri
... the large mosque in Konya, so that box had already been ticked, really.
The mosque in Konya was huge and really unbelievably beautiful inside; I had taken off my shoes rather than wear the blue plastic overshoes and [maybe unwisely] just grabbed a scarf from the box outside of ones you could borrow.
[Hair wash now necessary asap.]
The main part of the mosque inside was elaborately decorated, but the back part where the women went was not. There ...
... if you come here. I would never want to have to deal with their security apparatus.
By this stage it was 5pm, and snowing. We were high up in the mountains, crowded into a tiny railway station while the Iranian cops searched the train and luggage. Once we got the all clear (1.5 hours later) we re-boarded, and rolled 20 minutes down to the Turkish border crossing. Everyone off again!! It was really snowing now, and the temperature had plummeted now the sun was ...
... and picking up some great presents for people (and ourselves:) we sat down, and Sarah had her first chocolate gozleme!! Soooo good!!! We then went back to the hotel room (seriously, if Sarah doesn't lose any weight, she will be very cross!) and watched the sun set on the magnificent mountains of rock formations and fairy chimneys! What a fabulous day!!!! Quad biking tomorrow - Sarah's freaking out a bit!!! Lights and Lows Andrew Lights- Arriving in ...
... Vadisi in Turkish) which connects Uchisar to Goreme. Most of these cave dwellings have been painted white to attract the birds and their valuable droppings.
The fairy chimneys to the west, east and north of Uchisar were hollowed out and used as graves during the Roman period. Inside these rock cut tombs, the entrances which generally face west, are klines or stone slabs on which the bodies were laid.
Next was lunch ...
... normal;">This poetry. I never know what I'm going to say.
I don't plan it.
When I'm outside the saying of it,
I get very quiet and rarely speak at all."