A hot air balloon at sunrise has become synonymous with the Turkish region of Cappadocia. In 2018 more than half a million trips were made, in part because the area has the right climate all year round.

This week, one photographer captured the bucket list item in Göreme beautifully as hundreds of balloons took to the skies.

All photos Sercan Kucuksahin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images unless otherwise stated.

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