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Goreme, Turkey (Photo izkim, Instagram)

A City Hewn From Rock – Göreme, Central Turkey

In a spectacular landscape, entirely sculpted by erosion, the Göreme valley and its surroundings contain rock-hewn sanctuaries that provide unique evidence of Byzantine art in the post-Iconoclastic period. Dwellings, troglodyte villages and underground towns – the remains of a traditional human habitat dating back to the 4th century – can also be seen there. The Göreme National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.

Sunset at the Razorback-Great Ocean Road, Victoria (Photo jl_captures)

Sunset at The Razorback (Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia)

Australia’s Great Ocean Road is among the world’s best scenic coastal drives. Located 275 km (171 mi) West of Melbourne, the 12 Apostles is the most renowned attraction, best featured at sunset and indeed the highlight of the journey. The 12 Apostles are actually a collection of limestone stacks that have been eroded over the …

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