Melek Cave Hotel
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... to sound much more like kiwi. but in the topic of kiwi my littke fury friend has loved turkey he even went swimming at pamukale and hot air ballooning. there has been a lot of shopping done by people on my tour and we havent even made it to istanbul and its grand bazaars yet. this has been a fantastic trip that I wont ever forget and will hopefully catch up with some of the london based people in june. when I get home I will be in search of a turkish restaurant as some of this food is very yummy. ...
Merhaba Göreme! Its 7.30am and we've just driven into Göreme. We all slept on the overnight bus but were woken hourly for toilet stops (all squats) and to wiggle a numb bum! Overall the bus wasn't as bad as expected, but I won't be rushing to do it again (even if they did give us chocolate cake for breakfast). We're picked up from the bus station by our host, Ramazan, and drive 5 minutes up the road to the "Star Cave Hotel", watching 100's of air balloons fly up overhead.
... presses, stables and chapels.
The city also has numerous wells to provide fresh water. So many, that most scholars agree that Derinkuyu could have easily supported as many as 20,000 people.
Conventional wisdom holds that these cities were built for the same reasons other people built citadels and castles – to protect the populace during invasion. Some of the strongest evidence to support this theory includes the self-contained fresh water ...
... got the smell of food and we went into the oldest sausage house in Europe which dates back to the 1500s and has some sort of sausage which even I have to admit, was lovely.
And have a very good look at this statue on the stone bridge..... Whatever he is doing he is doing it one handed!!
Off then to Nuremburg famous for the Nuremburg Ring whatever that is, (but I do know, it is NOT jewellery) and of course the Nuremburg trials. We even got to ...
... 12 levels below the surface and provided shelter for Hitities, Christians and later on Turks. It's estimated the population of the city reached into the thousands. Complete with underground wells, air shafts and escape corridors with locking gates, it was able to sustain its inhabitants for months at a time. Hunched over we squeezed our way down darkly lit stairwells and corridors (except for Alex for whom ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking