In central Turkey’s Cappadocia, a landscape of fairy chimneys and cave dwellings; Marilyn Jones; Philadelphia Inquirer

On any given day, weather permitting, between 100 and 150 balloons take flight over this region comprising several small communities about 500 miles southeast of Istanbul.

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A Guide to Visiting the UNESCO site of Hattusa in Turkey; Kirsty; Kathmandu And Beyond

How to visit the UNESCO sites of Hattusa independently using public transport, including how to get between Sungurlu and Bogazkale, where to stay and eat.

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The Best Castles in the World; Micki Kosman; The Bare Foot Nomad

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Climate change endangers world heritage sites; Rediff

From Venice and the tower of Pisa, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned Tuesday. According to a study by researchers at the University of Kiel, in Germany, all but two of 49 United Nations-recognised icons of human civilisation rimming the Mediterranean Sea risk being damaged by the rising watermark, soil erosion, or both, with few options for protecting most of them. | Climate change endangers world heritage sites

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10 of the Best Cave Hotels in Cappadocia; Natasha; The World Pursuit

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If you’re looking for the best cave hotels in Cappadocia get ready to be as mesmorized as the area boasts incredible places to stay.

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Cappadocia Attractions That Will Transport You to Another World; Helen; Not Without My Passport

If you have Turkey on your mind and are overwhelmed by the myriad of Cappadocia attractions to visit, consider a guided tour to explore the region’s crown jewels. A guided excursion will be served with the historical and cultural context that will truly bring them to life. A trip to Turkey wouldn’t be complete without the Cappadocian experience. There are only so many superlatives in the English language that can describe this region in central Anatolia, a historical and geological treasure that will leave you breathless.

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Runners flock to Turkey’s Cappadocia trail race; Anadolu Agency

A footrace in Turkey’s scenic Cappadocia region on Oct. 20-21 is expected to attract more than 2,000 runners from over 70 countries.

Source: Runners flock to Turkey’s Cappadocia trail race – Turkish News

These ruins changed the history of humanity; now visitors are flocking to them; Annemarie McCarthy; Lonely Planet

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6 AMAZING DESTINATIONS IN TURKEY (THAT AREN’T ISTANBUL OR CAPPADOCIA!); Sally Elbassir; Intrepid Travel

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Turkey: Why now is the time to visit the diverse and historic country; Clint Henderson; Fox News

More and more Americans and Europeans are rediscovering Turkey, a fascinating country where East meets West.

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