Cappadocia, Turkey

If fairies existed, their playground would look like the Cappadocia region in Turkey, with its fantastically-shaped structures. “The Cappadocia region is largely underlain by sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and streams, and ignimbrite deposits erupted from ancient volcanoes approximately 9 to 3 million years ago. The rocks of Cappadocia near Göreme eroded into hundreds of [...]

Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey

The chalk-laden hot springs of Pamukkale in south-western Turkey, near Denizli is a magnificent sight to behold. The white layers of limestone and travertine looks like waterfall that has been frozen in time. At the top of this “cotton castle” the ancient city of Hierapolis. Photo: Pumakkale by Frank K., Hierapolis by Ming-yen Hsu