Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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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 ...

Pamukkale, de

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, ...

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 ...

Ephesus and another  Grand Bazaar, Pamukkale to Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and another Grand Bazaar

A travel blog entry by kimberly_r

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May 2, 2011 Pamukkale to Kusadasi Today was an early wake up call.  We left at 7:30am and headed to Kusadasi.  We stopped for a tour of Ephesus, which is the best-preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean.  Ancient Ephesus was a ...

Pamukkale, Ephesus, and More, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale, Ephesus, and More

A travel blog entry by 1life

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... 10 out of 10 on the lovely score…….but absolutely useless on the navigator score.      Driving towards Pamukkale, we were utterly surprised to see snow on the top of some mountains.  This should be impossible….we ...

Ruins & Cotton Candy, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ruins & Cotton Candy

A travel blog entry by nwaugh

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We depart Antalya this morning and once again cross the Taurus Mountains, heading to Pamukkale. Once we are over the mountains we pass a number of poppy fields being grown for the pharmaceutical industry. I was surprised by the size of the ...

Talmassos Tales and Pamukkale Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Talmassos Tales and Pamukkale Pools

A travel blog entry by mariahdacosta

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... at the restaurant next door. This morning we went to get our fig supply from the market again before our 4.5 h trip to Pamukkale. It was another interesting experience , this time in a small bus. We were even offered Cologne hand rubs instead of ...

Pamukkale, home of the

Pamukkale, home of the "Cotton Castles."

A travel blog entry by donmal76

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Our next destination is one I have been particularly looking forward to. Around lunch we arrived at our hotel which has a pool with swim up bar, which was a first for Shannon. Hierapolis is an ancient city and is a part of the natural setting originally ...

Les sources thermales, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Les sources thermales

A travel blog entry by daniel.lajoie

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... nécropole (sarcophages et tumulus), les thermes romains et le théâtre.  Tout à côté se trouve le site de Pamukkale aux spectaculaires vasques de travertin blanc. C'est l'eau des sources chaudes qui en s'évaporant permet le dépôt du ...

Playing in Cotton Castles and Sacred Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Playing in Cotton Castles and Sacred Pools

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

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... WILL ATTEMPT BELOW TO RECREATE THE ENTRY AGAIN. I awoke in the comfortable Melrose Place in Pamukkale this morning wondering how I worship this Eastertide in Turkey's version of Petticoat Junction.  It wasn't Uncle Joe that was moving slow, but ...

Chapter Thirteen - Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Chapter Thirteen - Hierapolis & Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... . The water rises to the surface and springs out into the cooler air at the top of the escarpment overlooking the village of Pamukkale. As the water flows down the hillside, the calcium hardens and adheres to the rock forming the white pools and cascades ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by divansanten

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... ;   Sun 28th: Mainly overcast despite the rainy forecast (the only two days out of many days!) Climbed up the amazing Pamukkale 'Cotton Palace' white mountain (more pics) barefoot (required) with it’s unreal landscape with hot springs ...

Burial Ruins, thermal pools and a visit to Grandma, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Burial Ruins, thermal pools and a visit to Grandma

A travel blog entry by painterlaura2

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... natural wonders of the world. It is a unique geological formation formed over 14.000 years. The spring water at Pamukkale has therapeutic qualities and since antiquity has been said to cure rheumatism, kidney and heart diseases. Hierapolis, ...

Cotton castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton castle

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva

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... . We found some gas, then saw dozens more stations along the way from that point forward. After about 1.5 hours we entered Pamukkale and it was instantly apparent where we would find the travertine. Almost the entire side of the mountain facing us was ...

Turkey-  the Tryptophan Hits, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkey- the Tryptophan Hits

A travel blog entry by ahokieabroad

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... gave us super specific directions to help us tonight and tomorrow. Here are the plans for the next 36 hours- - night bus tonight to Pamukkale - mini bus tomorrow to Ephesus - night bus back to Istanbul It will be busy, but we can't wait! Things we love ...

Andrianopole?, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Andrianopole?

A travel blog entry by vitaly_purto

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Turkey, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by virros

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Homage to the pink and white terraces, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Homage to the pink and white terraces

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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... of the renowned pink and white travertine terraces in a 19th century eruption so we really wanted to see Turkey's famous travertine terraces at Pamukkale. Travertines form when slow moving water is able to deposit calcium carbonate, which dams the water ...

Travertines and Turkish Bath, Izmir to Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Travertines and Turkish Bath

A travel blog entry by kimberly_r

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... ate mine with hot apple tea, which was delicious. After lunch we visited the Hieropolis and the travertine cliffs of Pamukkale.  The travertine cliffs (calcium carbonate) were created when the warm mineral water cooled and deposited calcium as ...

Rental cars and endless tourists, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Rental cars and endless tourists

A travel blog entry by travelinbitch

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... some lunch are are almost talked into some purchases before heading back to the airport. On the way, we stop at a cotton store (Pamukkale literally means Cotton Castle). The girls all buy bamboo sheets or robes. I came very close to a duvet, but decided ...

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