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Photo of the week #3 Hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia

Cappadocia (Turkish: Kapadokya) offers one of the most spectacular and surreal landscapes in the world. And it is one of the best places for hot air balloon rides.

The Cappadocian Region is located in the center of the Anatolian Region of Turkey. Wind and water eroding through the volcanic eruptions thousands of years ago has resulted in a fairy tale landscape of cones, pillars, pinnacles, mushrooms, and chimneys!

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And imagine soaring over this dramatic landscape, over the fairy chimneys, peeking into the pigeon holes with snowy mountains in the distance. All around you are almost a hundred colourful balloons painting the sky!

Though a little heavy on the pocket it’s a magical experience! We recommend it.

4 thoughts to “Photo of the week #3 Hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia”

  1. Stuff that dreams are made of. I always wanted to go for a hot air balloon ride after reading ‘five weeks in a balloon’. Two quick (and perhaps silly) questions … do they allow pets on balloons? and can you buy one for yourself and use it whenever ?

    1. Hi Jyothishka!
      Thanks for enjoying our post 🙂
      Well, we aren’t totally sure but I don’t they allow pets in Cappadocia at least! About using your own balloon, there are a lot of regulations to it. It isn’t so simple I guess.

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