Royal Stone Houses
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... had time for an all day tour through a small Greco-Roman village (Mustafapasa), a small Roman excavation site (Sinasos), the church of the Holy Forty built in 1216, and a short hike through the Soganli Valley with cave churches. We ended the tour with a fascinating trip underground into the Derinkuyu Underground City, all 8 stories of it.
The tour was so good we decided to do another one the next day but this ...
... reminded Yulia of her grandmothers cooking. For the mains, I had an unreal chicken curry which had apples and apricots in it and of course a beer, and yulia had a chicken kebab plate with wine. After this amazing dinner, we went back to the hotel and met up with Kadir (hotel owner) who was very helpful and suggested/arranged walks, tours and ballooning activities for us to do. This was followed by a Luke warm shower and ...
... from the bible and they were really well done but some of the frescoes were scratched out were the face would of been because the Muslims forbid paintings of animals and people so before it was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site the Muslims came and scribbled out the faces of the painting. You weren't allowed to take photos of the Frescoes so they could preserve it. We even paid an extra 10TL ( Lira is the Turkish currency ) to see a really good church which had been hardly ...
... and get a different perspective of them. The ride lasted about an hour and our pilot was excellent. We saw a lot of other balloons landing and they were skipping across the ground and the people in the basket looked pretty uncomfortable. Our guy actually managed to land the basket right on the trailer! I wouldn’t have believed it if I wasn’t there.
We had a little champagne toast at the end of ...
... gulped and relaxed onto our spots avoiding all eye contact with anyone., including the poor lady who had the pleasure of facing my slightly opened legs. We then proceeded to be lathered, rubbed and scrubbed in EVERY part of us by a large, hairy, somewhat odorous Turkish mama in a bikini. One half of me was mortified, the other half secretly loved every minute.
On day four, we found a table outside in the only ray of sunshine at a local café and sat there the entire ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking