The Fairy Chimneys of Goreme

The area around Goreme, a town in the Cappadocia region of central Anatolia in Turkey, is home to fairy chimney rock formations making this landscape somewhat surreal.  Where are we?

This amazing landscape was first formed when three volcanoes erupted some 30 million years ago depositing tuff - a soft rock that is easily eroded into these magical shapes.Goreme_IMG_5352.jpg

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Friendly Planet - Best of Turkey tour

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Welcome to my travel photo blog. Photography has been a part of my life for a long time – back in the day the Pentax Super Program was always near at hand. But it wasn’t until I started travelling around the world that photography became a vehicle for me to show others about the absolutely amazing and complex world we live in. My hope is to share with you glimpses of what I’ve seen. Enjoy!