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- Continental Breakfast
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... off it since we were last here.
After wandering up the street we stopped at a cafe for apple tea & spent the next 2 hours working on updating the blog as the Wi-fi charges on the ship are outrageous. Dick then had a haircut & Jane bargained a pair of shoes down from £20 to £10, at which point the owner intervened & wanted a further Lire 20, which we refused to pay. Dick tried to take back the £10 but the owner caved ...
... in the room as long as we want if we pay $35 or so, so we said yes. No issue at all, at least we have a shower and a room today as it’s bucketing down rain and we have nowhere else to go until 8pm.
We head back to our room and turn on the room TV for the first time to catch the news. We see the bombing in Turkey that we knew about from reading the news, but seeing it on TV was obviously different… a little too close for comfort I ...
... too much of! We then did the typical tour group trap and got taken to a local pottery/ceramics shop. After this we went to the open air museum in Goreme. This was an old village in the rocks - although about 70% of the rooms were churches. Still a very cool place. The tour finished here and we went for a walk to catch the sunset before getting some food and heading to the bus ...
... 30,000 people the complex was used to protect the people of the region from the constant raids. It runs 85 meters underground and contains a variety of levels. The upper level generally contained livestock and cooking facilities with the lowest levels for sleeping and protection. Items were stored in earthen jars and there were a variety of wells and ventilation shafts. Not all areas were connected to the well or the ventilation shaft for protection and to ...
... threat of attack, Carne and Teresa lasted barely 30 minutes and only made it down 4 stories before exiting !
I should add that some of the alley ways were bearly 3 foot tall and 2.5 foot wide. We had to duck walk to go down them. Some places had no lights. Once we were well down in the underground city we figured out that the red arrows took you down further and the blue ...