Hardly believing what we are seeing is actually real, the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia located in the center of Turkey are an exceptional natural wonder well worth visiting.
These unique formations were formed due to volcanic eruptions fused with rocks from the erosion of rivers and wind over thousands of years.
The cave dwellings have been settled since the 2nd Century BC, and many inhabitants still live in cave homes.
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Sunday 12th of September 2010
I have booked a hotel in Goreme for November. Getting my list together of things to see and do while I am there. So excited!
Friday 18th of June 2010
very cool, awesomes pics!!