Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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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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Pamukkale next stop, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale next stop

A travel blog entry by laceys.log

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... , said that maybe there was a bit of thermal water mixed in but with the number of spa hotels in the area taking water from Pamukkale there just isn’t enough water produced to service them all.  So take it with a pinch of salt if you like. The ...

Turkey, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by virros

Pamukkale ...

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 ...

Talking Turkish, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Talking Turkish

A travel blog entry by joelwx39

I spoke with a guide (not ours) at a site and asked him where the exit was in Turkish.  He asked if I knew Turkish.  I ran down my list of phrases.  He said I had excellent pronunciation.  I guess that means all those trips home ...

My Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

My Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by natytabonita

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... vista se veían impresionantes! Al entrar creo que todos olvidamos nuestros achaques y comenzamos a disfrutar del lugar. Pamukkale significa castillo de algodón, su nombre lo dice todo. Grandes colinas blancas como si estuvieran cubiertas de ...

Wading into hot water..., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Wading into hot water...

A travel blog entry by missmm_2206

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... cafes, sipping their sugar-laden apple tea (yummity yum). So Day 3 of the Turkish Delights tour. We left Bursa - moving towards Pamukkale - and let me tell you there was a lot of driving involved (400km in total)....Its a real pity that the ancients ...

Them white terraces of Pamukkale!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Them white terraces of Pamukkale!

A travel blog entry by kiwijays

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... the same in NZ dollars and although not much money we had far too much fruit!! Julie bought herself a nice new hat. Pamukkale is also known as 'Cotton Castle' and is a truly unique sight. This spectacular natural phenomenon was created by deposits from ...

Aphrodisias-Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias-Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by ozray

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... After collecting the bags and Daisy, the rental guy then took us to a petrol station to fill up and then gave us directions towards Pamukkale and then left us to walk back to his office. I don’t think there are too many places in the world where ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by elodie50a

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Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by elodie50a

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White cliffs of Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White cliffs of Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by shirlbell

Beatiful white cliffs on the hillsides - sort of like in Yellowstone ...

Calcium Everywhere, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Calcium Everywhere

A travel blog entry by kazanddamo

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... is these pools of beautiful clear blue water. In reality not really the case as you will see in the photos. As we drove into Pamukkale we were waved over by a motorbike rider - we thought we had done something wrong - who handed us his hotel card and ...

Hieropolis and The waters lovely ?, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hieropolis and The waters lovely ?

A travel blog entry by turkishdelight

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Chapter Twelve - A long overnight bus ride, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Chapter Twelve - A long overnight bus ride

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... is so enamoured with this that he virtually lives on gözleme for the rest of our stay. After our delicious snack lunch, we continue towards what is one of the highlights of our stay in Turkey, the amazing travertine pools of Pamukkale.  ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by misterkennyg

Highlights Doctor fish - Garra rufa fish foot therapy Hierapolis - theatre, travertine terraces rock springs, cotton castles Next Destinstion: Kusadusi by ...

Ephesus revisited, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus revisited

A travel blog entry by jegibbs

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... team but well done them.  On board we have Aydin who is the travel director - a very knowledgeable man and weld respected within Turkey.  He seems to have lived 200 or so years in his actual 67 and has achieved a lot in his time.  We also ...

pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

pamukkale

A travel blog entry by carolann

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... to lay on the beach for a few hours and yes, I did find a few small shells!  Then onto a dolmus(mini-bus) for Pamukkale.  Our connections by plane, train or bus have been very easy to find and inexpensive.  Again, Kristin is excellent with ...

Is This the Cotton Castle or the Playboy Palace?, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Is This the Cotton Castle or the Playboy Palace?

A travel blog entry by joe-and-jill

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... go check out the 2 big attractions of Pamukkale – the famous travertines and the ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis. Pamukkale translates to “cotton castle” in Turkish and it is the snowy-white, tiered appearance of the surrounding ...

The White Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The White Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by dabby1

... the road, and thankful its him and not us navigating!  For 20TL entry we get into this ancient Greek-inspired area - Pamukkale, meaning white cotton castle in Turkish, is truly that. The travertines or petrified calcium pools, are filled with flowing ...

White Terraces, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White Terraces

A travel blog entry by daz-marie

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... which was a welcome change to the bus we arrived in Denials and a driver was waiting to take us to our next hotel in Pamukkale which was very much a back packers hotel and the luckiest by far. On the way to our hotel Sukru had a little surprise which he ...

The Adventure Girls Become Archaeologists, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Adventure Girls Become Archaeologists

A travel blog entry by adventuregirl21

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... numerous references as a result – feel free to skip and just look at the pictures if you want!). The Pamukkale region of Turkey is absolutely magical.  Partially because of the rolling hills of sunflowers, corn, tomatoes, peppers and watermelon ...

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