Tuesday, 14 April 2009

Zelve

The rocks of Cappadocia (Turkey) eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms. The volcanic deposits are soft rocks the people of the villages carved out to form houses, churches, monasteries.

15 comments:

Sheila said...

Wow.... what a magical place! Such a real connection with the past.

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Fantastic place Jose. I would not mind living in those caves.

joo said...

Amazing place!

bARE-eYED sUN said...

facinating, love the storefront best, though. :-)

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.ero

photonio said...

amazing!!!!!

Bhavesh Chhatbar said...

This is absolutely stunning..:)

Tinsie said...

WOW! Amazing shots. My favourite one is the third one down.

Barb said...

very interesting photos and information.....Barb

Jacob said...

This is truly amazing. I've never seen photos of any of this. Thanks so much, JM!

Lenola Daily Photo said...

wow

thanks really thanks

I think to post process some of them,

with your agree

Greetings

Unseen Rajasthan said...

Wow The Place Is Really Amazing !!
I Wish I Could Be There..:)

That is the chicken said...

Incredible! you have really captured the feel of this place. and the colours are woderful.

Red devil said...

Espectaculares en verdad maravillas que se agrandaran con el paso de los años.

Saludos.

Cezar and Léia said...

wow JM!!!!
Eles moram assim nessa vila?
Fiquei tão curiosa agora, nunca vi nada igual!Vou pesquisar mais informaçoes !
Léia

Stickup Artist said...

This is truly a marvel to behold. And the sense of scale you are able to convey adds to the magnificence. I've said it before and I'll say it again - this global odyssey of yours is such a major accomplishment of will and effort. I salute you!