Nostalji Cave Suit Hotel
Travel Blogs from Goreme
... exception being a dinner comprised of only Turkish Delight and straight Malibu) I can report that Hamams are perhaps not for me, or indeed anyone who considers getting beaten up whilst naked and wet by burly Turkish men repeating the words Australia! Kangaroo! merrily before finally pushing you, clutching desperately to your towel and whatever shreds of personal dignity you have remaining to you, back into your change-room only to then be asked smilingly for a tip as not ...
... would live and worship. After a while though we didn't have much more energy left so we went back to the bus. The day wasn't over though as we had to go be told hope Turkish Turquoise was one of the best in the world and them trying to sell us ridiculously overpriced jewelry. Finally we got back to the hotel over 12 hours after my day had started. I only just manage to stay up until dinner time and then was finally off to ...
... Cappadocia so I can learn more about how they lived.
There are so many cave dwellings in the area and even near our hotel. In fact we were told people lived in the caves until around 1925 and even now some are still being used as dwellings but mostly for tourists.
The town of G˘reme makes me think of Bedrock and Fred Flintstone and funnily enough I saw something to that effect in town today! This is a most interesting historical town to see. ...
... sitting on a seat near us so Anya and I shared it them for a while. We weren't actually given head phones today, but I managed to watch most of the movie OZ while waiting for the second lot of people to bus to the plane and while sitting on the Tarmac waiting for the green light from the tower for the plane to take off.
It was a very rocky flight with lots of clouds ...
... by the river and saw a mosque with a shiny silver roof - we have now seen a number of shiny new mosques, some in quite small towns. I wondered about this, and after a search found that 17,000 new mosques have been built in the last 10 years. The number of schools has remained the same, and the premier has been accused of ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet