21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Floating over Cappadocia

As the hot air enters the balloon, the basket suddenly loses its weight and lets go of the ground. The rock formations that looked enormous and complex from below, gradually become comprehensible. Details end, but overview begins. Everything looks different in this new light.

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Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Türkiye
Copyright: © Anders Thøstesen