Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann


... of Easter. We are in Pamukkale, which is an ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine spa town with mineral calcium travertines, very spectacular. Pamukkale has been a tourist town for centuries and all the people who came to take the waters... and then died, are ...

I'm just not ready to die yet!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

I'm just not ready to die yet!

A travel blog entry by xplorersarah

Turkey is a remarkably peaceful Western society considering the bordering countries. If you don't know what countries they are, watch the World News and the names of the countries are bound to come up - Iran, Iraq and Syria would be the worst three. I ...

Cotton Castle in the clouds, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle in the clouds

A travel blog entry by triskele


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


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 ...

Long drive, lazy day, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Long drive, lazy day

A travel blog entry by dhensby


We had a long, uneventful drive today to Pamukkale.  It is showering and we decided to take it easy for the day in our hotel, walk around the little village and get caught up on the blogging. We checked into a less spectacular hotel but comfortable ...

White cliffs and ancient sites-Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White cliffs and ancient sites-Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by clairebrenton


Today we visited the spectacular white cliffs of Pamukkale (Cotton castle). A world heritage site, the white cliffs contain hot springs and when the water runs along it leaves deposits of calcium carbonate which harden overtime forming the white cliffs. ...

Laodiceia (or Laodikeia) May 23, 2009, Karakova, Turkey travel blog

Laodiceia (or Laodikeia) May 23, 2009

A travel blog entry by oldrover


Most people come to this region to visit the (formerly) white travertine pools of Pamukkale and the ruins of Heiropolis just above them. I had visited both in 2006. On this trip I was centrally interested in another near-by archaeological site, ...

Cotton Castle and Death Town, Denizli Merkez, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle and Death Town

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise


... ten, and there was already a line of tourists in bathing suits walking barefoot along and in the travertines pools. Pamukkale means "cotton castle". Its pools were created by hot springs that have left behind amazing pure white mineral deposits that, ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz


The spa town of Pamukkale is firmly on the list of stops for most tourists in Turkey.  The area's warm mineral water not only attracts tourists today, but also attracted the Romans leading them to build the city of Hierapolis nearby ...

Summer snow in Turkey..., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Summer snow in Turkey...

A travel blog entry by brynandnate


... basic hygiene was something of a novelty, I can understand how just washing some wounds might make them heal. It's pretty cool to have two very different attractions in one place - Pamukkale comes highly recommended by us for your next trip to Turkey ;) ...

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

Perfect Day.. The Turkish Editýon

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 ...

Hieropolis and the Terraces, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hieropolis and the Terraces

A travel blog entry by tandc2007


Awake at 3 am with the drummer - but the one on Pamukkale had absolutely no rhythm! And instead of setting off car alarms, he just set off all the village dogs! And about 5am, the call to prayer came over the minaret loud speakers - only this iman ...

Efes, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by laine

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Ruins and Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ruins and Pools

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den


After leaving the massive city of Istanbul we headed to Selcuk, home of Ephesus and the lesser-known St John's Basilica. For those of you who don’t know, St John was one of the Apostles, and is a published author who contributed to the number 1 ...

When are too many Piles of rocks barely Enough, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

When are too many Piles of rocks barely Enough

A travel blog entry by harryabroad


This is the question Lisa keeps asking, i recon the more piles the better. Pamukkale was on the road via the inland short cut.. well in a round about way anyway. Home of the Tanvarines... funny white ledges that have warm water in them!!! Check out ...

Pamukkale et hierapolis***, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale et hierapolis***

A travel blog entry by loelai


 in english             en espanol german Pamukkale et Hiérapolis ( inscrit au patrimoine mondial de l'unesco) l'entrée du site est passée à 10 euro l'été dernier ( merci au ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by ontheroa


... ıng down a mountaın up to the knees ın warm water...nıce!   Across the road ıs the Pamukkale Thermal - thıs ıs mıneral rıch brownısh spa resort pools that resemble those bıg fancy resort ones ...

Pamukkale (pa MOOK a Lay), Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale (pa MOOK a Lay)

A travel blog entry by hippler


... A short video of Pamukkale and the ruins of Hierapolis are at Friday, January 16, 2015 Pamukkale, Turkey It was a relatively short bus ride from Fethiye up and away from the coast to Pamukkale. We passed through ...

Rub a Dub Dub - Russians in the Tub, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Rub a Dub Dub - Russians in the Tub

A travel blog entry by gr8escape


... got to swim around the Greek ruins and enjoy the hot springs like a couple of freed dolphins.     Pamukkale could be easily overrun by tourists.  When we tried to walk down through the travertine pools, there were a fair ...

Castles in the Sky, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Castles in the Sky

A travel blog entry by sashadasha


... . This special place is called Pamukkale - and it is definitely a MUST experience if you ever set foot in Turkey. First of all, it's name (Pamukkale) means "cotton castle" in Turkish. The reason it looks like the way it does is because the different ...

Pamukkle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog


A travel blog entry by chrisandhana


Pamukkale has been used as a spa since the second century BC and means "cotton castle" in Turkish. It is the same as the white terraces were in New Zealand before the Mt Tarawera eruption. We first visited the Roman town of Hierapolis which is at the top ...

Walking around Aphrodesias, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Walking around Aphrodesias

A travel blog entry by lynnster


Aphrodesias is actually one of the best Roman ruins I have been to. They are still excavating, so who knows what else is still yet to be discovered there. It is such beautiful country and it was a really beautiful day. About 85 degrees with a light ...

hammam, pamukkale and turkey wrapup, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

hammam, pamukkale and turkey wrapup

A travel blog entry by tom_white_5588


... and just felt good. I think I must have lost about 2 litres of sweat but it was a fantastic, invigorating experience. After a bus ride to Pamukkale, we went and saw the calcium terraces. There were a lot of ruins (by this stage I was a bit over ruins, ...

Aphrodisias and On, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias and On

A travel blog entry by tandc2007


... instead of going our to see the sights, we had a beer and a swim and just generally lazed around for a few hours! Pamukkale attracts the tourists for 2 reasons, the first, which most of the tourists come for, is the huge calcite deposit terraces that ...

Day 4 Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 4 Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by shuturkey2013


After our stay at Laodicea we set out for the white cliffs of Pamukkale. These huge white cliffs give the impression of water suspended in air. Here mineral-rich volcanic spring water runs into natural basins and terraces forming 17 hot springs. People ...

G-strings and bikinis everywhere, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

G-strings and bikinis everywhere

A travel blog entry by jjwong


... . Cream colored stalactites are formed as the water overflows the pools". This description taken from a travel site describes Pamukkale perfectly. The stalactites are as white as snow and completely surrounds you. Water is constantly flowing from ...

bit of a non event really., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

bit of a non event really.

A travel blog entry by davechrisdamo

An epic drive today. Left Istanbul in good time and made it most of the way down Turkey, stopping by the white calcium formations of Pamukkale.  Damo and I went for a late night walk around the lake while Chris slept in the van.  The frogs are ...

Pamukkale and Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale and Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by rnriggins


... My tour basically just includes transportation between cities and lodging with most excursions being optional and done by different tour operators. Pamukkale is about a 3 hour ride each way so I was braced for a long day. Fortunately the three of us ...

One marvellous afternoon, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

One marvellous afternoon

A travel blog entry by petkatravels


Back on the road again yesterday to Pamukkale. We have read differing opinions about visiting here and staying here so we thought no better way than to try for ourselves. Verdict?  Well worth it! We again really enjoyed travelling through different ...

Journey to What?!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Journey to What?!

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise


... were amicable. That doesn't mean I wasn't mad at myself. After an hour of berating myself in my room, I took a stroll up to the Pamukkale gate, from where you can see what appears to be a small, snow-covered mountain, with a pool at the bottom, where ...

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