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Göreme & Cappadocia

In Turkey, troglodyte dwellings, balloon rides and mezze

In Turkey, troglodyte dwellings, balloon rides and mezze

Gerry Doyle Sep 24, 2011 Cappadocia, in central Anatolia, is remarkable from any angle – in the air, on the ground and deep below the surface. As we fly in from Istanbul, the landscape beneath us is a tapestry of food crops, rocky hills and the famous “fairy chimneys”, which begin to reveal themselves as […]

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Göreme & Cappadocia

Cappadocia, an underground centuries-old city

Cappadocia, an underground centuries-old city

By IBTimes Staff Reporter | October 27, 2010 4:22 AM EDT The fantastic landscape of Cappadocia seems straight out of a fantasy book — maybe the dwarf city of Moria from J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. You will be forgiven for thinking you have arrived on the moon. This bleached moonscape, in the heart […]

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