Travel Blogs from Denizli, Turkey

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Istanbul onwards ... the journey is rejoined, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul onwards ... the journey is rejoined

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... and look if you want to invite the question. For visitors of the myriad antiquities, they are the face of Istanbul, Turkey's cultural paradise. They carry themselves as guides to the mosques, palaces, museums, but give them five minutes and they will ...

Pools of Emptiness, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pools of Emptiness

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... walking out and allowing their children to make 'snowballs' out of the calcium build-up.  Sad. I have been looking forward to Turkey for the 'untouched'  and 'no boundaries' type of places to explore.  But it's easy to see how that can ...

Icecapades, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Icecapades

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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Where to start?! Early morning pick-up from our hotel and we were soon flying along the highway at the brisk pace of 70km/h. If that seems like it's not fast enough on perfectly paved highways, you are correct. Unfortunately some of the ...

What an Unusual, Beautiful, Place, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

What an Unusual, Beautiful, Place

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... is an UNESCO World Heritage sight. It has been said that I am a little cynical at times, skeptical always, and especially here in Turkey, I have come to believe very little.  The only thing that has been for sure here is that we will be lied to ...

Cotton Castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castles

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... restful. Sleeper cars in Turkey are wonderful! This train ride brought us into the Southern Aegean region where many of Turkey's top tourist destinations are located. Our first stop was the site of Pamukkale. The translation of the name Pamukkale is ...

Pools and Ruins, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pools and Ruins

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... is the way the US should be". It was obvious that the current situation in the US was one of the reasons he had retired to Turkey. None of the long distance buses we have taken thus far have had toilets which can be a bit of a problem when the bus ...

Cotton castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton castles

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... menu for 17 lira. It turned out to be a very wise decision, because the home cooked meal was the best we have eaten in Turkey. Traditional lentil soup followed by vegetables (yummy), then saš (a traditional stew) all washed down by a bottle of local ...

Smooth Feeling All Over, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Smooth Feeling All Over

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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One thing we love about traveling in Turkey are the bus services. They have so many buses going all over the country. At the massive and somewhat chaotic bus station we jumped on a bus to Denzali. The ride was pretty good with great service. On board ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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We took a three hour bus ride up to the Calcium cliffs known as Pamukkale. We had a pleasant trip on the bus with no problems and arrived there around noon, which gave us about 4 hours to explore the travertines and bathe in the pools. It was a ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by tavini

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Pamukkale is nowadays a shamelessly resorty town built next to one of the great natural wonders of the world. A river with waters very rich in calcium flowed over a gently sloped falaise several kilometers in length. The result is a blindingly white ...

travertine pools, Pamukale, Turkey travel blog

travertine pools

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Check out the ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... , I think the restrooms at St. Peter's Castle in Bodrum are the winners. It was also free with admission-- an added bonus! Denizli is a textile center and cotton is grown widely in the area. We saw trucks filled with huge bolts/rolls of cloth and some ...

Camlik Cad, Denizli, Turkey travel blog

Camlik Cad

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... Arif for two nights thinking he was living in Pamukkale, but as it turns out he lives in the adjoining metropolitan city of Denizli. 'Til I figured out the two mini-buses aka Dolmus packed in like sardines, a local girl who spoke English came to my ...

Strange landscape of Pamukkale-Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Strange landscape of Pamukkale-Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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The last time I visited Pamukkale was in 1987 and it has certainly changed a lot since then.   Not necessarily for the better as there are not as many pools and travertines as before and they built a cafÚ and tourist shop around the Antique ...

The White Cloud City, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The White Cloud City

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... hostal and free shuttles to the tavertines and ruins. In hindsight it might have been a better alternative to the CS in Denizli, but this is all a learning process. For anyone headed to Pamukkale I do recommend meeting Hamza the owner. After a slightly ...

Ohh, We're Halfway There! (A Dennis post), Denizli, Turkey travel blog

Ohh, We're Halfway There! (A Dennis post)

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... at least before our 7.5 hour bus ride we got to see some really incredible things. The night before we’d arrived in Denizli around midnight after a five hour bus ride from Marmaris,  after an hour and a half ferry ride from Rhodes.  So ...

Travertines in Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Travertines in Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... clothes (my black trackies, euro shirt and pink hoodie) and hopped on the 3 hour bus ride to Selcuk, on the West coast of Turkey.  After arriving in Selcuk I walked 5mins down the road to the hostel and checked in and spent the rest of the evening ...

Cotton cliffs and tiger print, Denizli, Turkey travel blog

Cotton cliffs and tiger print

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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June 4th - Selcuk (Pamukkale) Today we visited the second tourist highlight around Selcuk, the famous 'cotton cliffs' of Pamukkale. We decided that the money being asked for an official tour was too much and so navigated our way there ourselves with ...

Daytrip to Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Daytrip to Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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Pamukkale means "cotton castle".  Our day trip to Pamukkale started with eating breakfast at the hotel waiting for the bus to pick us up...meanwhile stray cats entertained us with some graphic mating near our table. After our bus ride and lunch ...

Denizli-Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Denizli-Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by d-nomad

Denizli-Pamukkale May 25 2008 Day 5 of Trip: 1. Arrive Denizli 2. Hike to ...

Best Bus Ride Evar!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Best Bus Ride Evar!

A travel blog entry by kieser_family

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The Kieser family finished their last afternoon in Goreme wandering through the streets/  Always ready for a 10 hr busride Mom and Dad sat at the bus stop an hour early waiting with heated anticipation/ Alli and I meandered the cobble stone ...

Perfect Day.. The Turkish Editřon, Pammukale, Turkey travel blog

Perfect Day.. The Turkish Editřon

A travel blog entry by natecropp

... eclipse for the last 20 years. He goes to Druid festivals and celebrates the changing of the seasons. He was riding a motorcycle around Turkey, something that he's done many times, but usually he rides his BMW all the was from the UK. That's a long ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by justin

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crazy place where water running over a mountain leaves calcium deposits - looks like snow..and aparently the mud is good for your ...

It's Called Pallukamee!  (jk), Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

It's Called Pallukamee! (jk)

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

Pamukkale (pronounced pa-mu-ka-ley) is a small town in Western Turkey where we went to see ancient ruins, an ancient hot spring, and a mammoth formation of travertine deposits. We were booked into the Melrose Hotel, which is a beautiful and comfortable ...

Travatines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Travatines

A travel blog entry by laine

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4/8-6/8 Oludeniz home to the blue lagoon was our next stop for a night, so we could figure out where we were going to go next. What a disappointment, it sounded so beautiful and the pictures looked wonderful, but we minds well have been at Glenrock ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by ckalenchuk

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Headıng South, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Headıng South

A travel blog entry by sambarker

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Yo! The last few days has been epic, I've seen more ancıent thıngs than goodess knows what and only payed for 2! Got here yesterday evening and ended up sharing a room with a lovely New Zealander called Charlie and we ended up hanging out ...

the white travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

the white travertines

A travel blog entry by skye

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... , we managed to figure out each other's names, that she is married with kids, was visiting one in Selcuk, and lives in Denizli. I managed to explain that I was from Canada, not married and don't have any kids (which of course was strange to her at my ...

Denizli, home of the Kazem, Denizli, Turkey travel blog

Denizli, home of the Kazem

A travel blog entry by wlj3

Very long drive across country to Denizli. Turkey roads are winding and the trip was long as we stopped in the evening to visit the Calicum Bitumous water falls, dinner at an outdoor restaurant, and on to Antalya, the Turkish ...

The white Pools of Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The white Pools of Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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We were up aging early this morning and after breakfast headed straight for the main attraction in Pamukkale - the calcium pools. Having seen countless photographs of these amazing pools at all the travel agencies along the way - I was expecting a bit ...

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