Royal Stone Houses
Travel Blogs from Goreme
... town - pottery and carpet making. I didn't think I would be very interested in this, but the art of both pottery and carpet making are far more complex and interesting than I imagined and I ended up really enjoying it! I was even lucky enough to get chosen from our group to meet the world famous master and owner of the pottery workshop, he got me to stomp on some of his pottery to prove how strong it was and then gave me a wee gift! Last up for the afternoon we headed to ...
... circle was designed and painted by a different mastercraftsman.
I was also used to show how strong the pottery was by being asked to stand on a pot to show it would not break... whilst it did not break (apparently due to the level of quartz dust added to the clay) I really need to loose weight if I am going to be the measure of these things! I did however get rewarded by being given an autograph and coaster from the “master” craftsman, who is ...
... and leave me a sorry lump of pain at the bottom. Somehow my scrabbling got me to the top, what a relief! As I surveyed the scene of my frustration I suddenly saw quite a passable section opposite which would lead me up out of the valley! I was stupid enough to think seriously about going back down again just so I could climb up it and hopefully get the shortcut I'd spent the past hour panting and cursing the thickets ...
... 8217;re here, so I’d hate to come to Cappadocia and not go ballooning.
I grabbed dinner at a little restaurant in the village called Fat Boys. It was a good meal and it’s funny to see a village in the middle of nowhere in Turkey, and hardly any Turkish people. The only people in this village are tourists. I suppose that’s the only thing this community is built on, but it’s still strange to see. ...
... and tasted really specifically like something but we couldn't pick what it was! When we were done we went for a walk through town looking through a few souvenir shops then walked past a place called Fat Boys Café, which had a menu out the front that said Vegemite. We read it and thought surely it must be a typo, and supposed to say vegetarian or something, but then the owner came out and welcomed us in a thick Queenslander accent! We had a quick chat with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking