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We woke up to a beautiful, clear Fall morning in Göreme and it only got more beautiful as we took in the otherworldly landscape and the hot air balloons drifting slowly through the blue sky. Below is the view from the balcony of our hotel where the breakfast room was.
After firing down a quick breakfast, we checked out of our hotel and got on the road again. Thankfully, our next destination was just a 5 minute drive east of town: the world famous Göreme Open Air Museum (GPS Coordinates: 38°38’24.27″N, 34°50’43.55″E). The name of this place has always struck me as curious. My wife, when we were stationed in Turkey ten years ago, told me about how we had to see this place and my response was: “what is it and what will we be seeing?” haha
The Göreme Open Air Museum could be more appropriately titled the “Göreme Ancient…