Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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Better late than never., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Better late than never.

A travel blog entry by andyball

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... to its abandonment in 1334 but the pools and ruins are a massive tourist draw and the major source of income for Pamukkale, still a sleepy village despite the massive tourist numbers. On reaching the bottom we met Theresa who had bad news for ...

Overnight trip to Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Overnight trip to Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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... skies. Snow on the mountains and green valleys. Stopped to see a 13c Selcuk mosque that had pretty decoration. Arrived at Pamukkale about 3.30 still sunny but freezing cold as still in the mountains. The calcite formations were weird and lovely. Some ...

Day 5, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by mallorychavez

... steak, but when I bit into it the texture was way off.. And then someone told me I was eating liver! Ewwww! PS. After visiting Pamukkale we stopped at a street of mini marts to get some water. After buying the water, I started to head back to the bus, ...

Aphrodisias and Laodicea, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias and Laodicea

A travel blog entry by keralajs

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... part of a ceremonial route to the temple. Aphrodisias is said to be one of the most beautiful Graeco-Roman cities in Turkey, and it has been lovingly excavated and reconstructed. Laodicea, which contained one of the seven churches to which the book of ...

The Travertines of Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Travertines of Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by soulcollector

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... me.  I found myself looking forward to crossing the border into Syria. I spent the next day doing the obligatory tour of Pamukkale. It was kind of fun to climb up barefoot to the travertines and walk all around the Roman cemeteries, the markets and ...

Bushcamp, Hierapolis, Turkey travel blog

Bushcamp

A travel blog entry by derrick241

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Bush camp We got to our bush camp, somewhere in the mountains (after a 5 hour boring bus trip) It was find a place to pitch the tents and get the cook group cooking I took a few snaps of the site, as far as I was concerned it werent bad, it started to ...

Bad News? - Paragliding heaven, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Bad News? - Paragliding heaven

A travel blog entry by gothard

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... region, in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the year.   Travertine terrace formations at Pamukkale, Turkey. May 21, 2011 The ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis was built on top of the white ...

Sur les traces de Cléopatre, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Sur les traces de Cléopatre

A travel blog entry by vent-dest

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... d’eau chaude, en se baignant au milieu des colonnes antiques (et des asiatiques…par la męme occasion!) L’eau de Pamukkale est trčs chargée en calcaire ainsi qu’en dioxyde de carbone. Depuis des sičcles, la source ruissčle le ...

Pamukkale & Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale & Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by ulka

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'Pamukkale’', means "cotton castle" in Turkish. It is a natural site and amazing attraction in south-western Turkey. It is recognized as a World Heritage Sites together with Hierapolis. The ancient city of Hierapolis was built on top of the ...

Cleopatra and the fountain of the two Utes, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cleopatra and the fountain of the two Utes

A travel blog entry by bassmanms

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... towards the magical unique geological sites southern turkey has become famous for.  Three hour bus ride we stopped at Pamukkale translated to "the Cotton Castle"  an ancient civilization site where mineral springs bubble out of the ground w/ ...

Amazing Ruins and Natural Phenomena, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Amazing Ruins and Natural Phenomena

A travel blog entry by tandlittleman

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... seen to date. We sadly said goodbye to our lovely accommodation and made our way to Bodrum... but with a slight detour to Hireapolis & Pamukkale. We had to dump our gear in a neighbouring town and take a Dolmus to Pamukkale. Now normally, being the only ...

Cotton Cliffs, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Cliffs

A travel blog entry by julie.tennett

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... no real interest from the guide to give any further information.     We then got to the main event.  The whole Pamukkale site probably extends about 2 kms from one end of the site to the other.  We started at the highest point - at ...

Jun 11, 2013, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Jun 11, 2013

A travel blog entry by vickit

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kirándulás Pamukkale és Hierapoliszba, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

kirándulás Pamukkale és Hierapoliszba

A travel blog entry by asomogyi77

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busszal. messze van. sajna nem olyan szép, mint a fotókon látjuk, mert hatalmas az idegenforgalma és pusztítjuk, de mindenféleképpen megérte eljönni és megnézni ...

Nov 02, 2011, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Nov 02, 2011

A travel blog entry by hurf

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Last Stop: Travertines!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Last Stop: Travertines!

A travel blog entry by shelbyc

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***This entry will include my brief stay in Pamukkale. We stopped here on our way back to Istanbul as our trip was coming to an end. It was one of my favorite places, indefinitely. The fact that these natural hot springs are hidden alongside of a ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by hornygarlick

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As we enter Pamukkale the snow like limestone creation is very impressive. Not as impressive as we would soon discover when we walked down the travertines. You can walk down the thermal pools and each view is amazing. We walked down at sunset so that was ...

Les sources thermales de Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Les sources thermales de Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by fcqc

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Aujourd'hui, voyage vers Pamukkale et l'ancienne cité d'Hierapolis. C'est un site du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. Ce qui le caractérise, ce sont ses sources thermales, mais aussi les formations rocheuses causées par cette eau riche en calcium et en ...

Underwhelmed, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Underwhelmed

A travel blog entry by swints

... built on the site and the ruins can still be seen today. The beautiful pictures from Pammukale I had seen in Rick Steve's Turkey video refused to be realized. I dragged Allison to Pammukale because you could swim in a deep pool ...

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Pamukkale, de "katoenburcht"

A travel blog entry by matini

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... is veruit een van de grootste attracties en dus ook meest bezochte plekken van Turkije, De travertinoterrassen van Pamukkale (katoenburcht) zijn wereldwijd bekend en zijn ontstaan uit de kalkafzetting (travertino) van kalkhoudende warmwaterbronnen met een ...

A Travertine is What?, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A Travertine is What?

A travel blog entry by alicia_abroad

The bus was awesome- best bus I've ever been on hands down! It had massive amounts of leg room, the tops of the seats were folded in so you could lean your head on them, there were televisions in the backs of the seats in front of us, and to top it off ...

Pamukkale - walking amongst the summer snow fields, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale - walking amongst the summer snow fields

A travel blog entry by mark_christina

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As we were definitely now on the tourist trail, our next stop was Pamukkale, with its famous Travertines, a natural geological phenomena. We had no other purpose in visiting Pamukkale, so we were only booked in for one night, and were heading off to ...

Pamukkale's Cotton Castles and Denny - Day 8, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale's Cotton Castles and Denny - Day 8

A travel blog entry by edabaja

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I thought I would slip. I mean who would believe that this white thick slather of rock was even able to carry me, nonetheless hundreds of people! Who would have even thought it was smooth and easy to walk on! But let me back track and tell you about the ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by zerns01

Pamukkale is awesome!!! Once we arrived we had lunch - Turkish Pancakes - soooooo good!!!! Pamukkale means calcified falls and is called that because the water in the area is heavy in Calcium bicarbonate which leaves a thick residue and covers the ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear

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... to keep your things in while you have a dip. We had taken the train from Selcuk to Denizli, and the train ticket includes a shuttle to Pamukkale.  Although we arrived at mid-day, we waited until 5 pm to go to the site.  It was still very hot, ...

Postcard Pammukale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Postcard Pammukale

A travel blog entry by sam_and_jimmy

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Another overnight bus ride took us to Pammukale. This a slightly traumatic experience as our bus broke down on the side of the road for 3 hours. Eventually we were rescued by another bus. By this stage I think we were used to the heat and the tiredness ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by ilovefrenzal

Pamukkale. I,ll give the story when i can find a worthy keyboard. The turkish ones are full of strange characters and ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by dzamore

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... early, checked out, packed a day bag and left our luggage with the pensyion. We weren't quite sure what to expect from Pamukkale- whether there were lockers somewhere to store our stuff, whether we needed towels, whether we'd be able to shower and change ...

Doin' it backpacker style..., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Doin' it backpacker style...

A travel blog entry by slice_n_dice

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... 's cheap and clean and has a nice atmosphere (although a very strange shower) so I'm staying here, at Mustafa's Hotel.   Pamukkale means "cotton castle". The site is one of the natural wonders of the world and listed on the UNESCO register. Mineral ...

Castle of Cotton, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Castle of Cotton

A travel blog entry by w0312447

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http://www.bored-space.com/index.php/Travel/Extraordinary-Natural-Wonders-of-Turkey.html Pamukkale is one of the extraordinary natural wonders of Turkey. The great attraction is the white immensity of the cliff with sculptured basins full of ...

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