TURKEY: Sights of Flowers & Balloons in CAPPADOCIA September 22nd 2008 Sorry it took long to finaly get to my last entry on Turkey, but here it is.
Here in Cappadocia I have:
1- hiked THE SURFACE thru villages, mountains and caves
2- I have gone 8 floor levels BELOW THE SURFACE at an Underground city
3- ... and so, the obvious next move would be have to be going ABOVE THE SURFACE, like 1100 meters above ground, on a... HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE
Yeah, I did it!
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Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Cappadocia Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
I'm a Brazilian and long time resident of the US.
I've always been fascinated by cultural diversity and I've had the opportunity to travel overseas over the years. 2005, however, brought me the "wings" to fly solo and further away. I started these new jorneys with Tibet (picture). That's huge for someone who used to panic in airplanes!
I have a passion for exploring and learning about our incredible world and people watching is one of my favorite hobbies. I'm enjoying the opportunity to observe and absorb so much from people in their own environment. I'm particularly drawn to cultures wh... full info