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Cappadocia photos 3

46 more Cappadocia photos (I couldn't help myself.)


(Will correct more of the pictures which are too bright because of a failing monitor at the time.)



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Yusuf Pasa Konagi Hotel
Yusuf Pasa Konagi Hotel
This was, relatively speaking, a splurge, but really worth it.
This was, relatively speaking, a splurge, but really worth it.
Off to see more of that amazing landscape
Off to see more of that amazing landscape
A similar, closer shot
A similar, closer shot
First look at Uchisar, from an outdoor tea shop
First look at Uchisar, from an outdoor tea shop
Cappadocia tourist camel - I took these from a nearby shop.
Cappadocia tourist camel - I took these from a nearby shop.
A very curious camel.
A very curious camel.
An older but agile camel, with colorful clothing
An older but agile camel, with colorful clothing
There's the shop area.
There's the shop area.
Uchisar, from street with shops
Uchisar, from street with shops
Close-up of the living spaces in the bottom of rock.
Close-up of the living spaces in the bottom of rock.
Closer up.
Closer up.
That head was installed for a movie filming there! Interestingly blue door below.
That head was installed for a movie filming there!
Interestingly blue door below.
Now I can't imagine Uchisar without that head.
Now I can't imagine Uchisar without that head.
Closer look
Closer look
I did notice at the time that the non-flash versions matched more the colors I was seeing.  (Will prune later.)
My Canon flash, when inadvertently on, gives a goldish hue to pics for some reason.

I did notice at the time that the non-flash versions matched more the colors I was seeing. (Will prune later.)

Takes wonderful photos for books on Cappadocia and guides groups of up to 5.
Irfan Olmez, photographer-guide inside his store.

Takes wonderful photos for books on Cappadocia and guides groups of up to 5.

We were impressed with how much he knew and HOW he interacts with his groups.
Irfan Olmez, from center of previous photo

We were impressed with how much he knew and HOW he interacts with his groups.

Samih, first Cappadocia guide
Samih, first Cappadocia guide
Often wistful looking
Often wistful looking
Guzelyurt, 2nd guide Aykut, and budding guide
Guzelyurt, 2nd guide Aykut, and budding guide
St. Gregory's (?) Church - now a mosque.  Remaining frescos.
St. Gregory's (?) Church - now a mosque. Remaining frescos.
Monastery high on a hill in Guzelyurt area
Monastery high on a hill in Guzelyurt area
Lonely Planet didn't find it worth going to, but we enjoyed the site.
Lonely Planet didn't find it worth going to, but we enjoyed the site.
From monastery
From monastery
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Back in the car and moving along.
Back in the car and moving along.
* Even for Cappadocia!
WEIRD* shape seen from the moving car

* Even for Cappadocia!

From the moving car
From the moving car
At Soganli.    Aykut, our new guide leading the way to a rock church
At Soganli.  Aykut, our new guide leading the way to a rock church
Going up to the rock church in my threadless shoes.
Going up to the rock church in my threadless shoes.
Across from the cave church
Across from the cave church
Frescos inside that cave church
Frescos inside that cave church
Aykut at the cave church door
Aykut at the cave church door
Few guides take you as far as Soganli, but Aykut did.  Less touristy certainly.
Few guides take you as far as Soganli, but Aykut did. Less touristy certainly.
Right outside the rock church, road fairly far below
Right outside the rock church, road fairly far below
Across the way again
Across the way again
From the car again
From the car again
Stopped to take sunset shots
Stopped to take sunset shots
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The pose by the  main door was the choice of this always cheerfulYusuf Pasa staffer (more serious looking here)
The pose by the main door was the choice of this always cheerful
Yusuf Pasa staffer (more serious looking here)
Closer up.
Closer up.
Very helpful manager.
Very helpful manager.
The terrace bar, where we had breakfast and a couple of great meals.
The terrace bar, where we had breakfast and a couple of great meals.
Meme, who was a great help!   Handsome guy too.
Meme, who was a great help!  Handsome guy too.
Meme works til 1am and is thereat 7am - so his eyes aren't open yet.
Meme works til 1am and is there
at 7am - so his eyes aren't open yet.