Cappadocia (2014)

Photographs from Cappadocia, Turkey, on June 17-18, 2014.

Goreme Open Air Museum

Goreme Open Air Museum seen from the entrance.

Caves (One)

Caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Caves (Two)

More caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Caves (Three)

Yet more caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Caves (Four)

And yet more caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Cappadocia

Cappadocia seen from the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Cave Paintings

Cave paintings at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Inside the Caves (One)

A photo from inside the caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Inside the Caves (Two)

Another photo from inside the caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Cave Paintings (Two)

Christian paintings in the caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Goreme Open Air Museum

Several caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Caves (Five)

More caves at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

Apple Church

The Apple Church at the Goreme Open Air Museum.

A Room with a View (One)

A room with a view.

A Room with a View (Two)

A look through the window.

Cappadocia Landscape (One)

A shot of the Cappadocia landscape.

Horse Shit

Horse shit littering the sidewalk.

Miller Time

Miller Time in Goreme.

Rose Valley (One)

A photo of Rose Valley.

Rose Valley (Two)

Another photo of the Rose Valley landscape.

Column Church

The Column Church in Rose Valley.

Rose Valley (Three)

Another photo of the Rose Valley landscape.

Rose Valley (Four)

And another photo of the Rose Valley landscape.

Rose Valley (Five)

Yet another photo of the Rose Valley landscape.

Cappadocia Landscape (Two)

Another panoramic view of the Cappadocia landscape.

Cavusin Old Village Church

A sign pointing to the Old Village Church in Cavusin.

Cavusin Old Village Ruins

Ruins of the Cavusin Old Village.

Cappadocia Landscape (Three)

Cappadocia seen from the Cavusin Old Village Ruins.

Cappadocia Landscape (Four)

Another photo of Cappadocia seen from the Cavusin Old Village Ruins.

Cappadocia Landscape (Five)

Yet another of Cappadocia seen from the Cavusin Old Village Ruins.

Dangerous Area

A dangerous area at the Cavusin Old Village Ruins.

Cappadocia Landscape (Six)

One last one of the Cappadocia landscape seen from the Cavusin Old Village Ruins.

Horse

A horse grazing at the top of the Cavusin Old Village Ruins.

Maja

Maja seen from a hole in the cave ceiling.

Cavusin Old Village Church

Inside the Cavusin Old Village Church.

Inflation (One)

Inflation of our hot air balloon.

Inflation (Two)

Inflation of the other hot air balloons in our group.

Inflation (Three)

The other balloons in our group fully inflated.

Balloon Flight (One)

Lift off.

Balloon Flight (Two)

The other balloons in our group airborne.

Balloon Flight (Three)

The Cappadocia landscape and two balloons in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Four)

Our balloon flying low to the ground.

Balloon Flight (Five)

Balloons in the sky as the sun begins to rise.

Balloon Flight (Six)

One of the balloons in our group.

Balloon Flight (Seven)

The other two balloons in our group.

Balloon Flight (Eight)

Sunrise over Cappadocia.

Balloon Flight (Nine)

One of the balloons in our group flying low to the ground.

Balloon Flight (Ten)

Sunrise over one of the balloons in our group.

Balloon Flight (Eleven)

Another balloon in our group flying low to the ground.

Balloon Flight (Twelve)

Balloons in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Thirteen)

Balloons in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Fourteen)

Two balloons in our group flying above us.

Balloon Flight (Fifteen)

Balloons in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Sixteen)

Balloons and the Cappadocia landscape.

Balloon Flight (Seventeen)

Balloons in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Eighteen)

Way high up in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Nineteen)

Balloons in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Twenty)

Balloons in the sky.

Balloon Flight (Twenty-One)

The ground team seen from above.

Balloon Flight (Twenty-Two)

The trailer into which our balloon landed.

Champagne

Toasting our successful balloon flight with champagne at 7:30 am.

Derinkuyu Underground City (One)

A view inside the Derinkuyu Underground City.

Derinkuyu Underground City (Two)

Another look at the tunnels in the Derinkuyu Underground City.

Derinkuyu Underground City (Three)

Food storage at the Derinkuyu Underground City.

Derinkuyu Underground City (Four)

A sign for a well at the Derinkuyu Underground City.

Derinkuyu Underground City (Five)

A look up from inside the Derinkuyu Underground City.

Derinkuyu Underground City (Six)

A room in the Derinkuyu Underground City.

Sign for the Ihlara Valley

Sign for the Ihlara Valley.

Caves at the Ihlara Valley (One)

Caves at the Ihlara Valley.

Caves at the Ihlara Valley (Two)

Caves at the Ihlara Valley.

Caves at the Ihlara Valley (Three)

Caves at the Ihlara Valley.

Frescos in the Ihlara Valley (One)

Frescos in churches in the Ihlara Valley.

Frescos in the Ihlara Valley (Two)

Frescos in churches in the Ihlara Valley.

Frescos in the Ihlara Valley (Three)

Frescos in churches in the Ihlara Valley.

Frescos in the Ihlara Valley (Four)

Frescos in churches in the Ihlara Valley.

Ducks

Ducks in the Ihlara Valley.

Caves at the Ihlara Valley (Four)

Caves at the Ihlara Valley.

Selime Cathedral

Selime Cathedral seen from below.

View from Selime Cathedral

The view from Selime Cathedral.

Rooms at Selime Cathedral

Rooms at Selime Cathedral.

Kitchen at Selime Cathedral

The kitchen at Selime Cathedral.

Another Room at Selime Cathedral

Another room at Selime Cathedral.

Frescos at Selime Cathedral

Fading frescos at Selime Cathedral.

Inside the Cathedral

Inside the cathedral at Selime Cathedral.

Cappadocia Seen from Selime Cathedral

Cappadocia seen from Selime Cathedral.

More Rooms at Selime Cathedral

More rooms at Selime Cathedral.

Panoramic of Cappadocia

Another panoramic view of Cappadocia seen from Selime Cathedral.