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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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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