The Caves of Capadocia August 30th 2005 I decided not to spend the waiting time for the chinese visa chewing kebab in Ankara but to have a look at famous Capadocia. Almost every traveler I have met told me that it was the best. And it was very rewarding!
Capadocia is not so far away from Ankara, just 4-5 hours by bus. On the way the road goes along a big saltlake, the Tuz Gölü.
The interessting thing about Capadocia is its special roc ... read more
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
This travelblog is about the places I have visited during my world trip in 2005/2006. Starting in Germany it covers many places in the Middle East, in Asia, in Australia, and in New Zealand. On the way back I visited some parts of South America, Central America and the US. In the end I got on board a container ship to get back to Europe. Have fun browsing the journals.... full info