Cappadocia: Live from the Fairy Chimneys of Monks’ Valley

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Cappadocia’s Fairy Chimneys cast a spell on Helen in Monks’ Valley Helen Page is looking over Monks’ Valley in Pasabag, Cappadocia, envying St. Simeon for living amongst the “Fairy Chimneys” “It’s midday and it’s really hot up here now. Well, the good thing is that all the tour groups have gone and so it’s much […]

Cappadocia: Live from Goreme’s Open Air Museum

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Cappadocia’s Cave Chapels and Houses are preserved at Goreme Helen Page is checking out Goreme’s Open Air Museum in Cappadocia, enjoying the cool of the cave houses and the rock art. “This morning we’re at Goreme. This is an open-air museum, and as you can see, it’s famous for its cave houses. So, we’ve just […]

The Extraordinary Fairy Chimneys of Monks Valley

FFairy Chimneys of Monks Valley, Cappadocia

Pasabag or Monks Valley Has the Best Collection of Fairy Chimneys: From the Göreme Open Air Museum we travelled to Pasabag or Monks Valley as it is more commonly referred to, an area that’s noted for its fairy chimneys (Peri Bacalarıin Turkish). The unusual moon-like landscape with its extraordinary formations blew me away on my […]

Göreme Open Air Museum

Göreme Open Air Museum

The Göreme Open Air Museum Has the Finest Rock-cut Churches and Frescoes: With its fairy chimneys, rock-cut churches, monasteries and cave houses, Cappadocia is one of the most fascinating and unique regions of Turkey. One of its most popular attractions is the Göreme Open Air Museum with its fine examples churches and religious paintings. And […]