Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Goreme, Turkey (April 22-25, 2008)

Goreme sits in the middle of Cappadocia and has some of the most striking rock formations in the region. It also has a number of impressive churches carved into the cliffs, with incredibly well preserved frescoes dating from the 10th to 11th centuries.

Cappadocia's unique landscape - all the holes dotting the rocks are caves
An intricate church carved directly into the rock face, reminiscent of Petra
A Cappadocia high-rise!
Children march in a parade for Turkish Children's Day
"X Files" meets Cappadocia?
The town of Goreme: modern buildings are situated amongst the rock formations, some of which are still inhabited

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