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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
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... Goreme, the city we are staying in. He bought a Kurdish rug in town. Next we took a 5 K Hike through Red Gulledere Valley where there were many tunnels, caves and rock formations. There are approx 600 cave churches in this area built between the 7-9 centuries. If the citizens built churches they were exempt from paying any taxes. In this area there are also many tiny caves for pigeons. The Christians used the eggs to preserve the frescos ...
... laid the foundations for today's landscape. Earthquakes and ongoing effects of erosion have contributed to form the valleys and the "fairy chimneys" that can be seen today. We visited the Devrent and Monks Vally(s), Avanos, Goreme Open Air Museum and Usichar Castle. At the Dervent Valley there are many different shaped rock formations. The small fairy chimneys in the valley form a lunar landscape by their strange look. The valley also has many animal shaped rocks. ...
... we had to wait for our rooms to be ready (this was at 5.00pm) and once in we left for town to visit the hamam.
The hamam is the Turkish bath house. The girls went in one side and the guys in the other
and for the next 60 minutes I had a sauna, and was scrubbed (exfoliated), shampooed, and massaged wearing nothing but a little towel around my nether regions by a Turk who could speak no English ...
... It was pretty hot again, but it was a lot of fun to go off-roading in the area! You get a little different perspective. Kevin really enjoyed it too! It wasn't too expensive and we got some pretty great pics! Unfortunately they are all on the camera so I can't post any on here.
We didn't really have a ton of time to do anything else because we had to return the rental car. We wanted to make sure we had plenty of time to find where to return it. The paper ...
... with a spectacular view. It was very windy and a little scary as we both have a healthy fear of heights. The craziest thing is that we asked some people to take our picture and ended up talking to them for a little while. There was an older couple and a young couple who happened to be from Portland! The wife gave me her name and email address so that we can connect once we move. How crazy to meet some people halfway around the world from the ...