Peter Van Der Houwen's photos with the Rock

The Seven Pillars of Wisdom

The Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Jordan, Wadi Rum, May 2009

The Seven Pillars of Wisdom is a large rock formation in Wadi Rum, named after the book of Thomas Edward Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). This book is an autobiographical account of his experiences as a British soldier. He was re…
Added on July  6, 2015

Fairy Chimneys

Fairy Chimneys
Turkey, Göreme, Sept. 2013

Sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and streams and ignimbrite deposits that erupted from ancient volcanoes approximately 9 to 3 million years ago, during the late Miocene to Pliocene epochs, underlie the Cappadocia region. The r…
Added on January 30, 2014