Travel Blogs from Goreme
... and they were where traders ciuld stay for up to 3 nights free of charge, they had areas to store secyrely there goods and animals but weird they stil smelt of camel. we eventually made it to our hotel in cappadocia. our wake up call was 4am the next morning so that we could go hot air balloon ing over the farytale chimneys. we were very fortunate that we were able to go up as winds have meant there hasnt been much flying lately, another tour group staying at our hotel who ...
... for a while, we moved on to our next stop in Devrent Valley, also known as Imagination Valley, which was full of heaps of smaller chimneys, with lots of strange shaped ones, that you could make pictures out of. There was a camel, the Virgin Mary, a big and little troll, the three stooges, and many more! We were a little worn out by this stage, and actually ended up seeing more things when we looked back at the photos later! After a bit there, we went to an Arts and Crafts store, where ...
... centrum. We have arrived in time for the last of the potato harvest. So many fields are dotted by women in their long skirts and scarves bent double as they fill 20-30kg bags with massive round spuds. The full bags are being loaded onto trucks in the middle of the fields...bound for....?. We have not figured out why potato does not feature more on restaurant menus.
And that just about wraps up Goreme for us.
... less promising as it got narrower and crazier. We made our way down the path anyway and soon stumbled across a small house. The owner came out and kindly greeted us and welcomed us to join him for a cup of tea. But after quickly checking the time we realized that we had just enough time left in the day to drive to a fuel station to fill up the quad bikes before returning them to the hire shop. So after a quick chat with the property owner we started to head back ...
... to be in about the centre of Turkey. From the air the countryside looked mountainous but in large areas the ground looked as green and patchworked as England.
We collected a car at the airport (not without issues as the listed ‘one way fee’ is an ’error’ and we are paying nearly 3 times what we expected). It is 80km to Goreme. Here we we are staying in a ...
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