Cappadocian Landscape

Made of volcanic tuff, Cappadocia in central Turkey is full of valleys with eroded rocks in unbelievable shapes and colours.

Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather created rocks in the funniest shapes. The tuff stores a lot of water and makes the valleys very fertile.
Looking into a valley close to Göreme in Cappadocia. Just one hour before there was a thunderstorm with hail and I had to hide in a cave.
Sunset in the early evening of a very cloudy day, near Göreme. Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather created rocks in the funniest shapes. The tuff stores a lot of water and makes the valleys very fertile. UNESC...
Late afternoon close to the Akdağ mountain in the middle of wineyards. UNESCO World Heritage
In the late afternoon / early evening of a grey day the clouds opened and the golden light of the sun illuminated the Cappadocian tuff rocks.
Late afternoon in the valley between the cave-house-rocks of Uçhisar, one of the most faszinating villages in Cappadocia. UNESCO World Heritage
Just before sunset close to the Akdağ mountain in the middle of wineyards. UNESCO World Heritage
Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather created rocks in the funniest shapes. The fields are very fertile and you can find here all kinds of fruit and vegetables.
Somewhere in Cappadocia, one of many valleys with hundreds of caves.
Somewhere in Cappadocia, one of many valleys with hundreds of caves.
Selfportrait of the photographer. Normally the shadows of the photographer and his tripod must not be visible in a panoramic image. They are a sign of missing professionality. But sometimes its nicer not to follow the rules. - Late afternoon in on...
View into the Cappadocain landscape from the top of the tuff rock which contains the Pancarlık church with many old frescoes.
Tuff rock landscape between Göreme and Çavuşin with a cave monastery.
Inside the Devrent Valley in Cappadocia with its unique tuff rock cones.
Inside the Devrent Valley in Cappadocia with its unique tuff rock cones.