Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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

Laodiceia (or Laodikeia) May 23, 2009

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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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, ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz

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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

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... 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 ;) ...

Hieropolis and the Terraces, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hieropolis and the Terraces

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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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

Efes

A travel blog entry by laine

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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

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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

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 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 ...

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

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... 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 ...

Pamukkle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkle

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

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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 ...

Castles in the Sky, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Castles in the Sky

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... . 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 ...

Walking around Aphrodesias, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Walking around Aphrodesias

A travel blog entry by lynnster

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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

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... 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

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... 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 ...

Ruins and Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ruins and Pools

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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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 ...

Day 4 Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 4 Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by shuturkey2013

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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

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... . 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

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... 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

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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 ...

White cliffs and ruins ooh my!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White cliffs and ruins ooh my!

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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... Pamukkale itself was really cool!  A beautiful snowy white landscape!  And for 5 YTL you get entrance to Pamukkale and the Hierapolis ruins...Unfortunately Pamukkale isn't quite as majestic as it once was, because when tourism started booming ...

Bismillahirrahmanirahim!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Bismillahirrahmanirahim!

A travel blog entry by laurantim

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We caught a bus from Marmaris to Pamukkale.  It was an interesting experience to say the least.  First of all, the service on the bus was akin to that of the service you would expect on a long haul flight, say from UK to Australia.  Our ...

Jun 28, 2011, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Jun 28, 2011

A travel blog entry by marcoavenait

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'Snowy Hills' in the Middle East?...surely not!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

'Snowy Hills' in the Middle East?...surely not!

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Thanks to the free upgrade we had a wonderful warm and comfortable nights sleep. Breakfast was served off the truck – bready eggs – or French toast and we ate before heading up to the calcium deposits before all the other tour groups could ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by dfdippel

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We were only here for one night but that was all the time we needed as Pammukale is a one show kinda town. What 99% of the people come here for is to see the white cliffs formed by the calcium cabonate deposits from thermal spring water flowing down the ...

The Calcified Springs at Pamukale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Calcified Springs at Pamukale

A travel blog entry by evamaria85

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... the bus could understand what we said - sometimes it's just wonderful to speak such a small language as Danish. Arrived in Pamukkale we had lunch, before visiting the calcified springs, where the water is so rich in calcium that every surface it passes ...

Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by jmandell1

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Today was a travel day by bus to Pamukkale for overnight. We visited the ruins of Hierapolis which was a Roman city then gradually Jewish & Christian. There are many natural hot springs in the area and evidently many earth quakes which led to the ...

Just a word of warning..., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Just a word of warning...

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... for the day in the city of Pamukkale, which in Turkish means “Cotton Castle;” I thought it sounded Hawaiian.  Pamukkale is yet another UNESCO protected World Heritage location.  The city contains hot springs and travertine, which are ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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... a few confused discussions and panicked tears (on Leann's part of course), we eventually found our way home before sunrise. In summary, Pamukkale is worth a full day visit and in our opinion shouldn't be done as a day trip from Fethiye. So for us, ...

Calcium Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Calcium Travertines

A travel blog entry by trent

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... photos and keep our feet from freezing! Travel Advice:  Yoruk Artemis Pension - this is a great place to stay in Pamukkale.   Super friendly and genuine people there...fantastic home-cooked meals, wifi in the rooms, free pick-up from ...

Pamukkale and the Calcium Travetines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale and the Calcium Travetines

A travel blog entry by thesaxman

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... sun emblazoned a dusty, hazy sky, a call to prayer bellowed out from the bullhorn of a nearby mosque. I strolled though little Pamukkale scenarios, through the dusty town streets, the a green park area at the foot of the white travertine mountain. I sat ...

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