A town like no other, Goreme certainly is worth a visit! Houses & hotels carved in the Goreme rocksGoreme from the topWearing: Forever 21 top, Zara jeans, Tods shoes, Michael Kors purse
We have made our way to Goreme, Cappadoccia in the Anatolian part of Turkey. Now that we’ve left Istanbul we are no longer in Europe but in Asia. That’s right, Turkey is a tale of two continents.
These fascinating yet strange and natural rock formations create Goreme, making it a surreal looking village. The rocky Goreme valley looks like it’s covered with snow but it isn’t, the white layer is simply natural rock erosion. Cappaddocia as a whole is a volcanic area with ancient geological formations creating it’s one of a kind rocky, pointy and honey colored look.
In other words, years ago Mount Hasan & Mount Melendiz spewed out volcanic ash for miles and covered the town like a blanket. Adding rain and wind to the mix, together they created this extraordinary scenery. Cappadocia is nature’s beautiful creation.
Later on, humans started carving the rock to create storerooms, caves, churches, mosques and even underground cities. Still today, hotels and houses are in the rocks.
Until next time,