Cappadocia Hot air balloons Balloons at sunrise Turkey

  Wonders of the World – Hot Air Balloons Over Cappadocia “One of the greatest sights in the world can be seen just before sunrise when hot air balloons take off from around Goreme in Cappadocia, central Turkey. The balloons in themselves are spectacular enough, but combine them with the strange rock formations of Capadoccia and you have a sight to be believed. Cappadocia is in the remote steppe in central Turkey. The surrealistic geological formation of Cappadocia is one of the wonders of the world. During the Tertiary period of geological development, 2 to 65 million years ago, a belt of huge volcanoes coveredRead More →

Photo & pictures of Pamukkale Travetine Terrace, Turkey. Photography of the white Calcium carbonate rock formations. Buy as stock photos or as photo art prints. 3

“Pamukkale is one of truly unique places. It is visible on the hill side it occupies from miles away as a white gash that runs down the hill. On closer inspection it can be seen to be a series of calcified white travertine pools that run down the hill side fed by a hot spring. The waters have been controlled since Roman times to produce one of the most spectacular water features in the world. I hope you enjoy my photos”, Paul Williams.   See More of Our Photos of Pamukkale Rock Formations Download Pamukkale Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures & Images of TurkeyRead More →

Interior of The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I the interior is decorated with Iznik tiles.

‘One of the greatest architectural decorative forms is the Arabesque. Arab mathematicians created incredibly intricate designs in plaster, tiles, and wood to decorate their palaces. Based on Islamic ideas theological ideas that banned representations of God, Islamic designers glorified God by producing intricate designs that demonstrated the eternal depths of Gods being. To this end this gallery of photos is dedicated to the great Islamic craftsmen, I hope you enjoy the photos.’ Paul Williams.   See More of Our Photos of Villa Adriana Tivoli Download Arabesque Architecture Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures & Images of Islamic Art and Architecture Beautiful Art Photos of ArabesqueRead More →

Photo of statue head of Antiochus I - Mount Memrut - Turkey

“One of the most spectacular mausoleums of the ancient world is 6000 ft up on the top of Mount Nemrut in Turkey. The top of the mountain was sliced off and the mausoleum of Antiochus I Theos of Commagene was built and covered with a loose stones that form a gigantic protective pyramid that caps the peak. To get up at dawn and see the sun rise on ancient statue heads high above the glistening Euphrates river below is a life changing experience. I hope you enjoy my photos”, Paul Williams. See More of Our Photos of Nemrut Dagi and Turkey Download Nemrut Dagi PhotosRead More →