Trip to Turkey 4. The cave town in Goereme

Ok, so here in Goereme, which is the main town built around tourism, the big thing here is cave houses.

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Part regular house built around a cave.

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Its nice and comfortably warm now, but think this could be cold during the winter….

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IMG_20160403_174400395Imagine a Estate Agents’ write up for this, “This property has unique character, with patio in between two hulking great rocks hollowed out for utility room/kids bedrooms….”

My hostel looked pretty utilitarian from the front, but at the back where we had breakfast was a bit more different.

The roof had a place to sit out which was pleasant at night…

 

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The unique scenery in Cappadocia was formed thousands of years ago by volcanos, and the hundreds of pointed rocks are locally known as “Fairy Chimneys”

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Later I got to see a truly magnificent way to see the landscapes…

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One comment on “Trip to Turkey 4. The cave town in Goereme

  1. Pingback: Trip to Turkey 5. Spirit filled believers from Cappadocia | Brit In Jerusalem

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