Friday, August 16, 2013

Turkey adventures continued

Here are some random pictures from Turkey that I thought were noteworthy.  First of all, the way I wish everyone would spell Cappadocia – the phonetic way: Kapadokya (and Seramik, if you happen to be a ceramic shop!):
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Signs again.
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We went to a cultural / Turkish dance show / dinner, in a cave of course!
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There were more “traditional” dances, such as whirling dervishes (more “showy” than the religious ceremony that we attended earlier in our visit), belly dancers, and eastern/northern European influenced group dances.  Our favorite performer was just a spinning lady who had an amazing skirt that splayed out when spinning, as well as flags, etc:
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Our hotel room in a cave in Cappadocia!  Highly recommended – comfortable temperature to sleep in at night, good natural ventilation shafts, all the amenities, and Turkish breakfast included, can’t go wrong!
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Again – loads of flags on display around the country!
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