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Bus travel in Cappadocia in Turkey


Bus travel in Cappadocia in Turkey, day 3

  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 - Ugrup - 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

Taurus Mountains

Turkey, Taurus mountain

Today the bus take us up to the highlands, Cappadocia which is the main target for our Turkey bus tour. We travel in new fine Mercedes buses, Turkey manufacture themself in this region.


Turkey, Taurus mountain

To come to Cappadocia we have to pass the Taurus Mountains.


Turkey, Taurus mountain


Turkey, Taurus mountain


Turkey, Taurus mountain

Now we have come all the way up. The height is about 1800 m.a.s.l. A brake was planned here and we could take a walk around.


Turkey, Taurus mountain

When you see this you maybe think that we are doing a ski holiday.


Turkey, Taurus mountain

Of course the coffee shop had a mini minaret tower on the roof, we are in Turkey now!


Turkey, Taurus mountain

A farmer came driving with his tractor. It may not be easy to get something to grow at this chilly altitude.


Turkey, Taurus mountain

Dramatic views over the mountains.


Mevlana museum

Turkey, Cappadocia - Mevlana

The first stop on the Cappadocia tour was the Mevlana museum, Mevlana is located in Konya.


Turkey, Cappadocia - Mevlana


Turkey, Cappadocia - Mevlana

A dervish man, you must have seem them on TV, the whirling dervishes.


Turkey, Cappadocia - Mevlana


Turkey, Cappadocia - Mevlana

I think part of this Mosque was built in the 14th century.


Turkey, Cappadocia - Mevlana

After this it was time for an another stop. Now in central region of Konya. I did a study on the flowers, harsh environment with little supply of water.


Turkey, Cappadocia - Mevlana

The cats in Turkey was very interested in me, all the time.


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Turkey, Cappadocia - Göreme Ortahisar

After one day travel with lot of interesting things too see we had reached Göreme. A hotel was booked in the small town Ortahisar.


Turkey, Cappadocia - Göreme Ortahisar

Already now we can see how it will look at tomorrow's tour. The cave houses.


Turkey, Cappadocia - Göreme Ortahisar

Before dinner was served we took a walk around at the hotel to look at all the beautiful details.


Turkey, Cappadocia - Göreme Ortahisar


Turkey, Cappadocia - Göreme Ortahisar


Turkey, Cappadocia - Göreme Ortahisar

We was very satisfied with this exiting day, cheers and good night!

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