Travel Blogs from Goreme
Thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing day in Goreme. The people and the whole place is really mellow, a place where people just like to hang out and talk. Today, my stroll turned into 3 hours because of all the people I chatted with. Loved people watching, meeting locals and enjoyed a cappuccino at my coffee hang out, but the most fun was our jaunt to " …
Today I went on a 4-hour horseback ride on a horse named "Elf" from a gorgeous horse ranch in Avanos, Akhal-Teke Horse Riding Center. We rode along the banks of the Red River to the rock village of Sarihidir, then to Sarihan Caravanserai, a hotel for merchants on the Silk Trade route. We rode through farms and vineyards to the top of Ziyaret Dagi …
Today I found out that Cappadocia means "The Land of the Beautiful Horses.' Our guide told us it was an important region because the traders on the Silk Trade route needed horses for their caravans and the abundance of horses was what it was originally known for.
We took a full day tour to the southern part of Cappadocia. Our group could …
Yesterday, the decent to Goreme from the highway was pretty dramatic. Like being lowered down a spiral stair case as huge pointed rocks spike up and begin to tower over you. Now we're back to the stone age! That’s what Cappadocia is all about: rock formations made of lava, sometime BC, in extraordinary shapes and colors, some like giant …
Did I just mention that we like to scamble around ruins and discover things on our own?
Well, we got the chance to when we went exploring through the famous "Fairy Chimneys" (unusual rock formations produced after volcanoes erupted centuries ago), in empty villages, through dark underground tunnels, etc. Our guides lost us a couple of …
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet