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Travel Inn Cave Hotel in Cappadocia
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Travel Inn Cave Hotel in Cappadocia

We stayed at the Travel Inn Cave Hotel in Göreme during our 2010 visit to Cappadocia in western Turkey. When we first arrived at the hotel, we were enchanted and intrigued by the idea of spending the night in a cave. In this video, we check into the hotel and walk to our room. We were set to spend the night in the "Black Onyx" room, which at the time was set up with only one bed. So, Lydi would sleep on an ...
Turkey Tourism: On Getting Swindled in Cappadocia
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Turkey Tourism: On Getting Swindled in Cappadocia

Moments before, we'd been swindled by a husband-wife team outside an underground city in Cappadocia (not Derinkuyu). In this video we talk about our thoughts and experiences regarding the incident.Related Posts:Turkey Tourism: Cappadocia Underground Cities (video)Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City (video)Turkey Tourism: Underground City in Cappadocia (video) ...
Driving in Turkey: Narrow Alley in Cappadocia
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Driving in Turkey: Narrow Alley in Cappadocia

When we visited Turkey in 2010, we travelled from Istanbul to Cappadocia and back again. During our trip to Cappadocia, we stayed at the Travel Inn Cave Hotel in Göreme, Turkey. In this video, we drive through a narrow alley on our way to the hotel. We barely make it, and a man on a moped has to back up to let us through.Related Posts:Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City (video)Driving in ...
Turkey Tourism: Urgup
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Turkey Tourism: Urgup

On our 2010 trip to Turkey, we drove through Ürgüp in the western part of the country. Ürgüp (also known as Urgup) is a city in Nevsehir, Turkey in Cappadocia. In this video we drive through the city on our way from Cappadocia to Istanbul.Related Posts:Driving in Turkey: Selcuk (video)Driving in Turkey: Cappadocia and Goreme (video)Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City ...
Turkey Tourism: Cappadocia Underground Cities
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Turkey Tourism: Cappadocia Underground Cities

Because we had so much fun at Derinkuyu Underground City, we decided to seek out a few more to visit in Cappadocia. This one, though very cool, didn't feel as safe as Derinkuyu. Outside the entrance to the underground city, a woman had approached our car as we drove up and got us to buy a doll that she had evidently made in exchange for our American money. Upon leaving the underground city, a man (who had ...
Turkey Tourism: Deep Tunnel in Secret Underground Cities
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Turkey Tourism: Deep Tunnel in Secret Underground Cities

After visiting Derinkuyu Underground City in 2010, we were all excited to go find some more to visit. This one, located somewhere in more rural Turkey, was less well known and fewer tourists visited it. We weren't sure how we felt about it, but we decided to brave a long, dark stairwell leading into the underground city. We walked down the stairs further and further until we were hardly able to stand up ...
Turkey Tourism: Underground City in Cappadocia
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Turkey Tourism: Underground City in Cappadocia

We visited Turkey in 2010 and drove from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Visiting Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia was an interesting and fun experience for us, since it had and interactive education aspect to it. We visited another underground city in Cappadocia after we had such a positive experience at Derinkuyu, but the second underground city felt sketchy and unsafe. The social environment around this ...
Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City Part II
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Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City Part II

Lydian had a lot of fun in the Derinkuyu underground city. She didn't want to leave for a long LONG time.Related Posts:Turkey Tourism: Underground City in Cappadocia (video)Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City (video)Turkey Tourism: Inside the Goreme Churches (video)Turkey Tourism: Deep Tunnel in Secret Underground Cities (video)Turkey Tourism: Cappadocia Underground Cities ...
Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City
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Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City

In 2010 we travelled to Turkey to drive around the western half of the country from Istanbul to Cappadocia and back. In Cappadocia, one of the major tourist attractions is the Derinkuyu underground city. We decided to go a bit out of our way to visit, since it was one of the many unique things to do in Turkey. Going to the Derinkuyu underground city was the best underground city experience we had, and ...
Driving in Turkey: Dust Devils in Cappadocia Part II
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Driving in Turkey: Dust Devils in Cappadocia Part II

Driving through Cappadocia in 2010, we saw a lot of dust devils. This video documents some of the unusual Cappadocia weather that we witnessed from the car.Related Posts:Driving in Turkey: Dust Devils in Cappadocia (video)Driving in Turkey: Cappadocia and Goreme (video) ...
Driving in Turkey: Dust Devils in Cappadocia
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Driving in Turkey: Dust Devils in Cappadocia

We visited Turkey in 2010 and drove from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Driving through Cappadocia was like being on another planet, with the fairy chimneys and the spectacular dust devils everywhere. We saw so many dust devils that we eventually lost count!Related Posts:Driving in Turkey: Dust Devils in Cappadocia Part II (video)Driving in Turkey: Cappadocia and Goreme (video) ...
Turkey Tourism: Inside the Goreme Churches
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Turkey Tourism: Inside the Goreme Churches

On our 2010 trip to Turkey, we drove from Istanbul to Cappadocia. While we were in Cappadocia, we visited some of the churches that were created inside of the fairy chimneys. They were some of the most unique churches that we'd ever seen, and definitely one of the things to do in Turkey if you're visiting and have time for a trip to Cappadocia.Related Posts:Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City ...
Turkey Tourism: Farmers Near Goreme
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Turkey Tourism: Farmers Near Goreme

During our 2010 trip to Turkey, we drove from Istanbul to Cappadocia. The landscape and history around Cappadocia was fascinating, and it was fun to go see the fairy chimneys, underground cities, and ancient churches in the area. But, it was just as interesting to watch snippets of everyday rural life in Turkey. In this video, we watch a farmer tending to his field just outside of Goreme.Related ...
Driving in Turkey: Cappadocia and Goreme
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Driving in Turkey: Cappadocia and Goreme

On our trip to Turkey in 2010, we travelled from Istanbul to Cappadocia and back. In this video, we've finally reached Cappadocia and we marvel at the strange and beautiful landscape.Related Posts:Turkey Tourism: Farmers Near Goreme (video)Turkey Tourism: Inside the Goreme Churches (video)Driving in Turkey: Dust Devils in Cappadocia (video)Turkey Tourism: Derinkuyu Underground City ...
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