Our last day in Cappadocia was ambitious, to say the least. The plan was to visit the Ihlara Valley, Uchisar and the Derinkuyu underground city (a good 350 km round trip) through the day and make it back in time for our flight back to Istanbul, departing from Kayseri, at 7:00pm… who doesn’t like challenge huh? Wolfing down our breakfast, we picked up a brilliant road map from (more…)
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Göreme Valley is home to some of Cappadocia’s biggest draws from cave hotels and fairy chimneys to ufo sightings and the open air museum. The valley also serves as an ideal base camp if you plan on visiting neighbouring areas. (more…)
I’ll admit it, I have a love affair with Turkey. There were three short moments, one summer and two winters, each more exotic than the next… but in the end we both knew we had to go our separate ways. Maybe it was the history, maybe it was the culture or maybe it’s because Turkey was my very first… whatever the reason though I have a feeling we haven’t seen the last of each other. (more…)
Paradise: -noun [par-uh-dahys]
1. heaven, as the final abode of the righteous.
2. a place of extreme beauty, delight, or happiness.
3. Seraya Island
Remote, isolated and far from the maddening crowds, Seraya Island is the perfect getaway from civilisation and is, without a doubt, the closest anyone will ever get to experiencing heaven on earth. Leave your high heels and hair gels behind though, Seraya is not your average 5-star-waited-on-hands-and-feet experience… with ten bamboo huts, no mobile coverage and only two hours of water/electricity per day, this is as primal as it gets. (more…)