the felt makers in Konya are world famous
This area of Turkey is known as Cappadocia and is famous for the fairy chimneys that are formed out of the rock after hundreds of thousands of years.
right after a long sweaty hike I said “I am craving some melon” and then a wagon of melons rolls by. The entire group bursts into laughter! Kismet.
these were churches carved into the mountains, some had frescos that survived the change of religion, but no pictures were allowed inside
goreme is also famous for it’s pottery, which is still all handmade by family businesses
this is the size of the large towel