Nostalji Cave Suit Hotel
Travel Blogs from Goreme
... pedestrian will rise en-mass and just hang out high above the valley like a bunch of children's party balloons before gently settling back down again. A number of factors made our experience extra special; it was a beautiful morning, Mike our pilot lived to fly and was fascinated by wind (yes, it makes a difference) and a flight path starting far away from the massed ranks. We were thrilled with sunrise as we flew over the castle and down into ...
... br> Just when I thought the was about to split into the young blokes and older crew, a game of cards breaks out and a mixture of people play. Hopefully this'll continue.
Wednesday 23 April
Not much today, just the arrival in Goreme, which is home of the fairy chimneys, in Cappadoccia.
Tomorrow Luke is going up in a balloon, so hopefully amazing photos to follow.
Thursday 24 April
Luke was up very early this morning, 4.40am to go hot ...
... commandment before finding a Turkish flag held down by some rocks at the foot of a flag pole with a loop on top. Presumably this can be turned into a windsock.
On the way back to Uchisar I have one more adventure to relate. Given it was a 20km walk I was keen to look for shortcuts, especially because the route looping southeast from Goreme to Uchisar was taking me along some boring dusty tracks used by cars. ...
... a rock could look like any of those things when none of those animals look anything alike. I could kind of see the camel and the eagle though, so I guess some people just have a better imagination than I do. The scenery around this place was amazing though, so I was happy to be there.
We stopped for lunch and had a traditional Turkish Kebab Pot, which was excellent. It was a lot better than I had expected it to be for a tour ...
... tunnels and churches that have been carved out. Every turn delivers another incredible view, with towering pillars, deep canyons and cliffs that look like they were created out of something soft and folded (marshmallow springs to mind. Or meringue). I loved the colour of the place too, soft white, grey and pink rocks with stark khaki grasses, black walnut and apricot trees stripped of leaves, and a brooding winter sky.
I got up before ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet