Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, 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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... unidentifiable Mid-European languages, Nordic tongues. Residents and tourists. The overnight bus takes me south and east, to Pamukkale, translated as cotton castle. A small village lies at the bottom of a brilliantine white cliffside, beneath azure ...

Pools of Emptiness, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pools of Emptiness

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Excited for the first official 'site seeing' day in Turkey:  a day trip to Pamukkale and Hierapolis.  Able to arrange this trip through our hostel.  So far we've only camped one night in Turkey!  Pensions are very affordable and come ...

Icecapades, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Icecapades

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... if drivers go over a certain speed limit. We had one of those minibuses. Such is life. 3 hours later we arrived in Pamukkale. Another lovely small little Turkish town nestled in the mountains. The highlight here is the giant calcium falls that loom over ...

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

What an Unusual, Beautiful, Place

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... !!!!!...We eventually found a nice guy to sell us a couple of tickets and we were off with questionable expectations of what Pamukkale actually looks like.  Anybody who has ever looked at a brochure on tourism in Turkey would have seen images of this ...

Cotton Castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castles

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... in the last few weeks, we had a bit of trepidation heading to the station in Istanbul to catch our overnight train to Pamukkale. Much to our delight the train was great! Powerful A/C, comfy beds, big windows, and a refrigerator in our compartment as well ...

Pools and Ruins, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pools and Ruins

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... very arid and rocky. We saw marble quarries, brick factories (houses here are made of bricks), porcelain factories and, closer to Pamukkale, various crops: grapes (for wine - Turkish wine isn't bad at all), corn, cotton and fruit, such as apples and ...

Cotton castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton castles

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... 27 suitcases in the car. After some great advice from out hosts we headed straight up to Heirapolis and the travertines. Pamukkale means cotton castle, and that's exactly what the travertines look like. Simply amazing. White stone waterfalls. This is a ...

Smooth Feeling All Over, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Smooth Feeling All Over

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... not affiliated with the hotel chain) we drank our welcome apple tea and finally relaxed. Up the road were the beautiful Pamukkale travertines. These are spring pools, created by calcium deposits. Since Roman times people have been coming here for the ...

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 cliff ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... out from the big trip yesterday. We found Josh's "lost" Ephesus coin, but were unable to recover the lost earrings. Kate: I loved Pamukkale. The view was amazing. There snow-white rock that was like thick, layered wall. It looked like snow was on the ...

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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... Nikolas, he really didn’t have anything to compare it to, so he was just as amazed at the strange landscape. Pamukkale means  “Cotton Castle” in Turkish.  The unique landscape of travertine shelves, pools and stalactites, was ...

The White Cloud City, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The White Cloud City

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... to the Otogar (the main bus station) where I was identified by this guy from the day before. Apparently there is a hostel in Pamukkale called Dor Mavetsim For Seasons, that a girl at ANZ had actually recommended, that runs like a mafia. They wait for the ...

Travertines in Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Travertines in Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... it from the ground.  Anyway, after seeing Hierapolis it was time to move on to the main reason I came to Pamukkale – the travertine pools.  These are naturally forming calcium travertines (large shallow rock pools) that are starkly white ...

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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... be married but am not quite sure/ We napped for an hour in the afternoon and went to the famous travertines of Pamukkale/  The pictures will show all you need/  The exhaustion was ever present as we aimlessly meandered through the ...

The Truck, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Truck

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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When I started to look at doing this trip I stalked a few people`s blog's finding out about the trip, how it worked, and whether people enjoyed it. So, hello to anyone reading this for that reason. I thought I would give a run down on our life with the ...

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 ...

Heaven on Earth, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Heaven on Earth

A travel blog entry by diane.reed

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Spectacular white travertine terraces with warm water percolating over them. A geological heaven. Soft to touch due to the mineral salts, the water was waiting to be waded through. And we did. Those same mineral salts make the terraces quite slippery. ...

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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... to look around later when it is cooler, and hopefully less people. Dave has just been abducted by a Turkish man to play backgammon! Pamukkale was both amazing and disappointing. I am not sure if you have seen pictures of this place, the white calcium ...

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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... to Turkey, and was happy I'm enjoying it. We even managed to exchange addresses, and she wants me to send her a postcard! Pamukkale was stunning, I can,t even begin to describe it! It's about 1 km long, covering the side of a small mountain. Calcium ...

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 ...

Not that Four Seasons, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Not that Four Seasons

A travel blog entry by welovemondays

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... cologne, free tea etc anywhere. However, the highlight has to be that the bus driver did not actually know the way. Pamukkale is perhaps unique, having amazing calcium travertines that appear almost like the largest baked Alaska you have ever seen and the ...

Cotton Castle in the clouds, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle in the clouds

A travel blog entry by triskele

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We then took an early morning but to Pamukkale, which means Cotton Castle. Here, high amounts of calcium carbonate in the thermal spa waters come to the surface and the calcium separates out of the water and creates these white rocks that pool down in ...

White hot mountains at Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White hot mountains at Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by linarogers

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October 9, 2014 This morning we left beautiful Kusadasi – check out the view of the harbour this morning! We initially drove to the Baggio Rossini Leather Outlet. What fun. We initially had a fashion parade of leather jackets and when they asked ...

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