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Posts Tagged ‘Lirita Tours’

Sustainable Local Travel in Cappadocia, Turkey

  • Samantha Libby
  • 15 March 2011

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed region of Cappadocia, Turkey, is well known for its magical lunar landscape and creative approaches to tourism like its cave hotels. Built straight into the rock or the facades of old manmade caves, cave hotels are everything from five-star caverns to brightly lit grottos for tourists on a budget. They’re positively primeval. And they’re just one part of an overall approach to travel that emphasises what’s local and sustainable.

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A Hidden Side of Turkey’s Cappadocia: How to Go Where Others Don’t

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 26 January 2009

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cappadocia is the Turkish Anatolian region southeast of Ankara. and famous for its incredible eroded volcanic rock formations and the cave hotels carved directly into them, especially in the villages of Ürgüp, Göreme and Uchisar. Unfortunately, most visitors – and even some locals – don’t know that what’s hidden far off the beaten Cappadocian track.

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