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Aug 29, 2006 - Goreme

Goreme! What an incredibly cool little town. Emphasis on the little as you can literally do a lap around this place in about 15 minutes on a crawl. This place is best known for its cave-like dwellings worked into the stone in the area that people keep referring to as turf (although it doesn't look Turfish) and Volcanic stone. When the turf is wet apparently it is quite easy to work and when its dry it is hard as stone, much like clay I suppose, except this has allowed them to create mountain top fortresses and underground cities going as...

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