Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Cappadocia 1 of 3

Cappadocia is an amazing place that has unique topography.  Basically, the ash from volcanoes settled into a soft rock, which was then worn away by the elements, and by humans.
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And worn away by humans to form caves, which are used for businesses and homes.
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There are plenty of old churches around – some with frescos dating back to the 7th century; this one was from ~the 10th century:DSCF3595
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I LOVE how all the doors of tourist mini-buses have automatic doors through a bolt-on system!
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And a video of it in action: