Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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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 Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by brett_n_jen

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... . It was a surreal, beautiful hour and it would be even more insane in winter, bathing in these hot (35 degrees celsius) pools. Pamukkale means "Cotton Castle" and when seen from a distance, it does look like a castle made of cotton on the side of the ...

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 ...

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

TBW ...

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 ...

Turkey, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by virros

Pamukkale ...

Terraces and Turtles, Denizli Merkez, Turkey travel blog

Terraces and Turtles

A travel blog entry by liamandsam

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... over the cliffs into pools to then finally evaporate, leaving behind the calcium deposits that make this sight so distinctive. Pamukkale means Cotton Castle in Turkish, perhaps more because of the regions cotton industry as the terraces themselves don't ...

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 ...

The travestines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The travestines

A travel blog entry by rubberducky_me

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We revived in pammukale and me with a huge grin and high expectations. Yay I can take some photos! After another crap 4 hour bus ride sandwiched between Jen and some guy that fell asleep next to me (we had the back row) I was really really really over ...

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 ...

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