Capadocia, the famed “fairy chimneys” and cave houses draw lagr numers of tourists to the middle of Turkey. They have also been visiting the mineral rich terraces of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis since Jesus was a long haired trouble maker.
These mineral rich terraces in Pamukkale have attracted vistiors for a long, long time.
In the Denizli market, near fmous Pamukkale.
Clouds reflect in the pools at Pamukkale.
A woman gazes out across the hills, Pamukkale.
Hierapolis was a city of 50,000 people 60 years before Jesus was born. The Greco-Roman ruins are too often ignored by the Insta-tragics who come just for the Likes.
Tourists have been comin to Pamukkale for perhaps 2,000 years.
Capadocia's famous "fairy chimneys" in snow.
Capadocia swarms with tourists in the warmer months. A blizzard hit when we were there. It was deserted.
The so-called fairy chimneys have been used as houses foreternity. There are also undergound caverns and churches nearby, where believers fled from persecution.
Somehow we clambered up that slope in the snow....to be confronted by a snarling dog. Maybe we lost the track.
I guess they do better business in summer.
The town centre blanketed by snow.
Remains of the old Roman city in Pamukkale.
A huge headstoe in Pamukkale's necroplois.
Pamukkale's unique sunset.
Looking down from Pamukkale's terraces.