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Bus travel in Cappadocia in Turkey


Bus travel in Cappadocia in Turkey, day 4:

  1. Day 1: Antalya
  2. Day 2: Manavgat, river boat tour
  3. Day 3: Cappadocia, Taurus Mountains - Mevlana - Konya - Göreme
  4. Day 4: Cappadocia, Göreme - Urgup - Avanos - Pasabag*
  5. Day 5: Cappadocia, Göreme - Kaymakli - Uchisar - Nevsihir - Ortahisar
  6. Day 6: Cappadocia, Göreme - Aksaray - Konya
  7. Day 7 - 8: Antalya old town - home

Cappadocia, Göreme National park

Göreme National park

Now we are waiting here for all other people to come to the bus. Today are we going to the cave city. This is the hotel we live at, Dilek Kaya Hotel.


Göreme National park

People have lived in cave houses for generations and still do it today, but not here.


Göreme National park

Here we are standing on the cliff opposite side and get an overview of the cave city.


Göreme National park

Lucky charms, sold everywhere we come.


Göreme National park

Erosion is severe and buildings don't last for long, I think they try to protect them with a plastic layer on top.


Göreme National park


Göreme National park


Göreme National park


Göreme National park


Göreme National park


Göreme National park


Göreme National park

Now we are down to the caves.


Göreme National park

Those who lived here had their ancestors buried in stone coffins in the hall!


Göreme National park

The entrance is small and we have to wait.


Göreme National park


Göreme National park


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Göreme National park


Göreme National park


Göreme, Urgup

Göreme, Urgup

Time for lunch at Efendi Kaya Restaurant, close to Avanos which will be the next town we visit.


Göreme, Urgup


Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop

Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop

This tour is subsidized by the Turkish State and then included that we shall visit some local shops and factories. Today it is a pottery workshop.


Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop


Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop

We was invited to try to make some ceramics by ourselves, here is the teacher that show us how to do.


Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop

Very skilled people make lot of beautiful ceramic sculptures and other things.


Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop


Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop

This unusual design was wine jars.


Göreme, Avanos pottery workshop

Painting of ceramic plates.

This visit was very interesting for us with all information and to se how they made those complicated ceramics.


Göreme National park and Pasabag

Göreme National park and Pasabag

Back to Göreme national park and Pasabag.


Göreme National park and Pasabag


Göreme National park and Pasabag


Göreme National park and Pasabag

Nature has sculptured these fantastic formations. Hard rock above soft rock, wind and water do the rest.


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Göreme National park and Pasabag


Göreme National park and Pasabag


Göreme National park and Pasabag


Göreme National park and Pasabag

Isn't the passage a little bit narrow?


Göreme National park and Pasabag


Göreme National park and Pasabag

We fall a sleep early after this day with all this walk and climbing.

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