Cappadocia August 5th 2011 Spent 4 days in the Central Anatolian region of Cappadocia right in the middle of Turkey. The area is famous for the formation of fairy chimneys and is very beautiful.
Göreme The touristy heart of Cappadocia was kind of a shock after 10 days in relatively traveler free Eastern Turkey. I saw more tourists in the first hour in Göreme than I did during the previous 10 days.
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Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Cappadocia Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more