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Travel Blogs from Nevsehir
... get in. So, we decided that I would stay in (which wasn't too bad once I was swimming) and the next person who came down we would tell the water was quite nice and just jump right in. She did.
I see my post is getting a little long, so I'll continue it with a part 2. There was an optional tour this evening and this was what I was looking forward to most in the trip. You'll never guess what it was... stay tuned.
... are able to weave a carpet, and men have to be able to make pottery to get married. I think this has something to do with a dowry, but I'm not entirely sure of the details. From what I have heard from our tour guide, arranged marriages are common here (she had an arranged marriage even though she comes from a modern family and has been university educated). The man's family pay something to the woman's family (I suppose similar to the concept of a bride price in PNG) ...
... So we bought tickets from them to enter and when we returned from our tour, they treated us to complimentary wood-boiled Turkish tea. It was so kind and generous. Today was so relaxing and nice. We had a really great time getting to know Fay and Samit (who I think became less shy!) I included pics of them here too! Well, tomorrow is Pamukkale. Pray that we get there safely and with some sanity! Only 8 more hours... ...
... wouldn’t have known ...
... The cocoons are placed in hot water for about 10 minutes because if they try and take the threads off dry they just break. There is approximately 2 kilometres of silk on each cocoon and this is wound directly onto spools before it is spun into hanks – we have 3 and 4 ply wool whereas silk is 500 ply. Each carpet, about 1 x 1.8 metres, takes between 3 and 7 weeks ...
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