Somewhere in Cappadocia, Turkey

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Fatta il 21/08/2010
The existance of Cappadocia is the result od several volcanic eruptions.  The highest of these volcanoes is the Erciyes Dag (3968m), which is visible in the background. Compared to central Cappadocia the tuff here contains much more hard material like stones and small rocks.
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Ruined Armenian Church in Germir, central Turkey

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Surp Stepanos: One of many churches from the 19th century. After the Christians had left the country, it was used as a quarry, store room or in a...

Ruined Church in Germir, central Turkey

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Ruined Church in Germir, central Turkey

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Agios Theodoros: Damaged church from the 19th century. It had been used as storage and cowshed. - If you have any information about the church or...

Armenian church Surp Toros, Tavlasun, Turkey

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This is the Armenian church (Surp Toros) of a central Anatolian village where in old times Armenians, Greeks and Turks lived together. - If you...

Germir Panagia Church, Cappadocia, Kayseri

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Germir Panagia church from the 19th century in central Turkey. - If you have any information about the church or the village etc., please contact...

Cappadocian Landscape, Turkey

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Germir Panagia Church, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Germir Panagia church from the 19th century in central Turkey. - If you have any information about the church or the village etc., please contact...

Pigeon Lofts, Turkey

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These are very special pigeon lofts. They are actually underground, in caves dug out from the tuff stone. The towers are like big chimneys, about 3...

Campo S.Giacomo Da L'Oro, Venice, Italy

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Sunny winterday in Venice, one of the most beautiful cities on earth.

Riva di Biasio, Venice

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Riva di Biasio at the Canale Grande. View at the church San Geremia.

Ponte dei Pugni, Venice, Italy

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View from the Ponte dei Pugni at one of the countless canals in Venice, with a fruit and vegetable shop on a boat.

Opium plantation

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Opium flowers in blossom - a bit like real life: the most beautiful flowers are the most dangerous ;-)

Underground city of Mazikoy, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Mohrenplatz in Garmisch, Bavaria, Germany

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Looking into the direction of the St.Martin church (1730-33), there is an old fountain in front of a historic garden and the Polnzkasper-house,...

Volcanic lake Meke Gölu

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The Meke Gölü is a lake inside the crater of a volcano in central Anatolia. In the center is another volcano from a later eruption. The water of...

Germir Panagia Church, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Germir Panagia church from the 19th century in central Turkey. In the middle of the 19th century, after several hundred years, the Greek and the...

Ponte degli Scalzi, Venice, Italy

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Venice, one of the most beautiful places on earth! View at the Canale Grande from the bridge "Ponte degli Scalzi" close to the railway station.

Former church in Özlüce, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The Eski Cami-i (= old Mosque) in Özlüce had been built in 1849 as a Greek church and 1935, after the Turkish-Greek peoples exchange, it became a...

Germir Panagia Church, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Germir Panagia church from the 19th century in central Turkey. - If you have any information about the church or the village etc., please contact...

Cappadocia, Turkey

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Just before sunset, close to the Akdağ mountain in the middle of wineyards. UNESCO World Heritage

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