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!):
We went to a cultural / Turkish dance show / dinner, in a cave of course!
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:
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!