Tag: Cappadocia

Hiking trails and Turkish nights among the best things to do in Cappadocia

Cappadocia "the land of beautiful horses". When I visited Cappadocia I had already done my homework, so I knew I was going to a beautiful region with so much to offer. This just increased my curiosity about this gorgeous area. Scientists believe the ...

Awe-inspiring Red Valley and Rose Valley in the heart of Cappadocia, Turkey

After days in Cappadocia in Turkey, we thought we had gotten used to natural beauty, but getting lost around the Red Valley and Rose Valley revealed a never-ending surprise. If you are planning a trip to Cappadocia, there are so many things ...

In Cappadocia, from Göreme open-air museum to Uçhisar Castle and the Pigeon Valley

Literally "Land of Beautiful Horses", wherever you turn your gaze in Cappadocia you are confronted with overwhelming natural beauty. While we stayed in Göreme for the night, in the lovely Star Cave Hotel, we have also taken advantage of Turkey ...

Making Gözleme traditional style in Cappadocia, Turkey

Hand-rolling Gozleme in the middle of the Ilhara Valley Filling the dough Making the dough "pocket" Preparing the gozleme for the oven Our traditional wood oven My gozleme cooking The giggling girls cutting my gozleme ...

Fairytale-like Selime monastery in Cappadocia, a photo essay

Selime monastery before we started climbing it Climbing up Rooms in the monastery First stop, admiring the view The view from the monastery Rooms and corridors, must have been very comfy... The monastery facade Other ...

Stone monasteries and underground cities, exploring Cappadocia’s Ilhara Valley

The first panorama we stopped to gape at on our way to the Ilhara Valley After our short and wet stay in Kayseri, we were off to Göreme, to explore the heart of Cappadocia, looking forward to enjoying live all the natural landscapes we had seen ...

In Kayseri, first taste of dreamy Cappadocia, Turkey

Plenty of spices at Kayseri old bazaar Spices, herbs and nuts in Kayseri bazaar. Handmade cushion covers in Kayseri I bet you don't know what this is... Traditional chewing gum made with tulip! I tried and doesn't really taste good... ...