Cones, pillars, pinnacles, mushrooms, and chimneys, make up what is better know as the “Fairy Castles of Cappadocia

Ancient volcanic eruptions blanketed the Göreme valley with thick ash, which solidified into a soft rock—called tuff—tens of meters thick. Erosion from the wind and water carved out these strange shapes, leaving only its harder elements behind to form a fairy tale landscape. But humans decided to carve the rocky […]