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November 7th 2006
Published: November 13th 2006
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Spent 2 days in Goreme which is in Cappadocia, eastern Turkey. Took in a cultural show with Whirling Dervishes (religious cult) and local dancing with all-you-can eat and drink. Sore heads all around the following morning.

But the major highlight was going on an early morning balloon flight which was so breathtaking and peaceful. I'll let the pictures say it all.


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Successful flightSuccessful flight
Successful flight

With Will, Jason, Derea (pilot) and Mick
Cave housesCave houses
Cave houses

Zelve Open Air Museum. People lived in these caves until 1952, and were moved to new govt housing after a small earthquake
Monks ValleyMonks Valley
Monks Valley

These used to be monasteries
Wine pourerWine pourer
Wine pourer

Just sling it over your shoulder


13th November 2006

Amazing
The photos are amazing. Wish I was there - will try and persuade Jacko to go to Turkey next Christmas !
14th November 2006

Turkish delights
Hey Gez, so you didn't let your belly dancing talent go to waste.
10th October 2009

freakey

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