Cappadocia daytrip around Göreme with Mr. Effe

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On the next day, early bird Mr. Effe (our tour guide) showed up around 9am and hushed us to the other tourists, which were already waiting in the Minibus. Effe spoke fluent English with turkish accent :) He layed down the Plan (as every day during the season).. Driving for 1,5 hours, Deep Canyon, Dinner, Pidgeon City (aka the Star Wars shooting site ;), Underground City and lastly some serious discounts in a huge jewelery shopping center, which was camouflaged as living museum.

The Canyon was deep and beautiful. Effe in a hurry, the tourist in a hurry, no time to enjoy it. Hiking shoes recommended, some people wear flippers, not a good idea! In the middle of the Canyon two elderly people and a CocaCola fridge, ice cold! want some? Further we go, a river streams along the path, cold water to put your feet in you think? No time man! We are finally stopping somewhere. Dinner time! Ah yeah? Well then.. Seems like everything and everybody is concisely timed after a master clock. Chicken or Lamb? Fruits? Drinks cost extra. We are sitting in the middle of the “river” inside wooden tipi tents, actually a nice idea…if only the stream could be less polluted with alge and plastic bottles. Someone from the group has no luck that day, inside his wooden tent a rusty nail sticks out the wood about 2cm,  just where the exit is. Head hits nail hard, hole in the head, bloody mess + ?. No one is reacting, neither responsible. Who the fu.. constructed this tent anyway. No time for long discussion, we gotta hit the road.. next stop: The official Star Wars shooting site! WoW! I really did not know that SW was produced around here and as a fan of the Saga from childhood on :o Awesome! But wait…  something is wrong..here is how the site looked like…

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