fairy chimneys

Magical, Mystical Cappadocia

Magical, Mystical Cappadocia

First mentioned in text more than 8,000 years ago, central Turkey’s Cappadocia region has been a major player in world history for eons. Literally. And while it’s predominately Muslim today, Cappadocia has at one time or another been Greek, Roman and Byzantine, a conquest of Alexander the Great and a sanctuary for early Christians. Encompassing an area of approximately 40,000 square miles Cappadocia is one of the most visually exciting places that I have ever been. Mile after mile reveals a kaleidoscope of snowcapped mountains, lush fertile valleys and fairy chimneys…