Melek Cave Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... museum is a series of damaged Cappadocian “fairy chimney” homes. The landscape is eroded sandstone and pumice. Once the scene of major volcanic activity the three regional volcanoes now lay dormant or extinct. A lake once covered this region slowly rubbing away the softer layers to create the oddly point capped hoodoo shaped structures. Homes were carved into these rocks over various levels with the bedrooms usually contained on the upper parts. Daily ...
... and it looked spectacular. They do it every morning.
This morning I went up on the roof to watch the balloons. It was pretty spectacular but not so good for photo's cos they were going into the sun. I counted 61 when I got up there at 6.30 but some were down by then and they were still coming. There could be 100 balloons here every day? Not bad money, 10 people in each at 100euro.
I might add some more here tomorrow.
... Sea, university trained in Kayseri, her degree covering archeology, art history, comparative religion, and languages.
The next day........
Walking all day around Goreme, up to nearby village this morning, before lunch in the snow, then back down through Pigeon Valley, following a tiny stream, but surrounded by high cliffs full of carved out pigeon rookeries. It's still a viable, but very poor lifestyle to roost pigeons ...
... for us to wander round some 'fairy chimneys' and other spectacular formations. It would be really beautiful with blue sky and sun but in a bitter cold wind it is hard to properly appreciate it, but it was still wonderful. The forecast for tonight is -3C but with windchill feeling like -10 and tomorrow it will feel like below zero all ...
... for hours through what seems to be hilly mostly arid countryside without sign of either crops or animals or much habitation. In Akseray we broke our journey again at a Caravanserais which is on the Silk Road from Central Asia, where traditionally camel trains carried goods and people for trade from the Far East. Now this is done by trucks but it seemed the road was not busy at all. The caravanserais we visited ...