Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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Smyrna & Sardis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Smyrna & Sardis

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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Before leaving Izmir we went to the historical site of Smyrna, a site we had not previously visited. We were told about Polycarp, a disciple & personal companion of the apostle John. He was martyred at Smyrna, not at this site, but Tim prayed one of ...

An amazing sight, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

An amazing sight

A travel blog entry by derrick241

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... AND we got 2 ½ hours to look round The ruins were impressive (what I saw of them) looked like a lot of jenga blocks Pamukkale The terraces and travertines are all that I expected, the white build up on the rocks is calcium carbonate (pretty much you ...

Ruins and Thermal Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ruins and Thermal Pools

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels

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Normal small tourist town with people pushing tours and restaurants, can't blame them with national park and no revenue Hotel has nice ...

Surprıse for dınner:  mmm..that sounds delicious,, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Surprıse for dınner: mmm..that sounds delicious,

A travel blog entry by moberts

The day started off highly questionably: we hired a bus to go from Selcuk to Pammukalle- something our guidebook said didnt exist.  It does exist, just not in a pleasant way.  Hot smelly overpriced small bus for 3.5 hours, despite the signage ...

Day 10 - Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 10 - Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by sam-kathy

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... but with a bus.  Gemma, Digby, Kathy and I disembarked the bus all 4 inches shorter after compaction of the spine. Pamukkale is a big calcium deposit in the middle of nowhere.  Almost looks like a ski field plopped in the middle of a desert. We ...

Pamukkale & Hierapolis, Pamukkale & Hierapolis, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale & Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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Pamukkale Pamukkale is a spectacular white mountainside, with thick white layers of limestone and travertine cascading downhill like a frozen waterfall. Located next to ruins of an ancient Roman city, Heiropolis (City of Healing) with a checked history of ...

Cotton Castles and Gozleme, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castles and Gozleme

A travel blog entry by jono.anita87

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... make a few quick stops for some very green looking passengers. Keiran still protests that it was a stomach bug.... Upon reaching Pamukkale we were greeted with the massive white calcium travertines that spread across the hillside. Our lunch today was at a ...

They have Icefields in Turkey???, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

They have Icefields in Turkey???

A travel blog entry by gorchuk

... spent a lot of time taking pıctures and just hangıng out in the warm water. I would suggest lookıng up Pamukkale and the travertines/calcified falls ıf you are at all interested - it is very neat. It is actually a UNESCO protected ...

Time for a Roman Bath, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Time for a Roman Bath

A travel blog entry by filshie

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... and we can spread out a bit. Today will be an easy day as the only drive we have to do is inland to Pamukkale where we will experience the local thermal water phenomenon. We should comment that the tour has been great even though a minibus is not ...

Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... nbsp; We found a hostel nearby for about 12 lira each.  It was a nice place to stay with everything I needed.  Pamukkale means cotton castle in English.  There is a big giant bunch of rocks that look like cotton or actually like packed ...

Gumuldur, Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Gumuldur, Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by kiwijods

... in the ruins of this vast city. It's completely fascinating. After a short stop at a leather factory, we continue to Pamukkale. Famous for its unique cascades of natural mineral rich pools, perhaps opt for a swim at Pamukkale Thermal. Dinner and ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by rdptour

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... are obvious but not yet excavated. On to Pamukkale adjacent to the white limestone terraces called "Cotton Castles". Sat 16 September. Pamukkale to Konya. We leave our hotel at Pamukkale and visit the nearby ruin of the city of Hierapolis. We first ...

Hierapolis & Antalya - Ancient city vs old town, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hierapolis & Antalya - Ancient city vs old town

A travel blog entry by thefantastic

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Early morning and we were checking out the lovely views of the ancient city of Hierapolis. I love these Greek ancient cities! Though I can't tell if Greek and roman ancient cities are supposed to be similar? (Or even of the same era?) Apparently for ...

1st overnight bus trip in Turkey, Pamukkale to Goreme, Turkey travel blog

1st overnight bus trip in Turkey

A travel blog entry by nonnaclaire

Filled in our day at Pammukale and waiting for the "Shuttle" bus to the bus station.  About 8 of us going and a van pulls up that doesn't have a seat available....to take us to the bus station....???  so waiting waiting.  Lovely people at ...

Turkey 6- Pamukkale 12.09.12, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkey 6- Pamukkale 12.09.12

A travel blog entry by amery

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Turkey 6- Pamukkale 12.09.12 Pamukkale means cotton Castle, which is what it looks like from a distance- it also looks a bit like a glacier. It’s considered to be one of the world’s wonders, just like the New Zealand pink and white terraces, ...

Roast Turkey, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Roast Turkey

A travel blog entry by jen-steve

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... from each other they can easily converse at normal voice levels. We continued our tour down the white mountainside. Pamukkale means "cotton castle" and, looking down at the brilliant white calcified pools of blue water stretching across the ...

Aug 02, 2011, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Aug 02, 2011

A travel blog entry by calisto

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Calcium deposits and thermal springs in Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Calcium deposits and thermal springs in Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by laura-and-craig

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Made our way to Pamukkale, which we spotted from some way off due to the Ayres-Rock-style white calcium rock formation on the horrizon. Great family Otel (not Hotel) awaited us, before we trekked up to the Travertines  - calcium deposits left ...

To the white mountain, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

To the white mountain

A travel blog entry by paulgonts

Putz! ...

Pamukkale and Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale and Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by lsuetang

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... and I will update previous blogs and upload pictures when I get home. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hierapolis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamukkale We are on the move everyday, and are spending less time at hotels. I tried writing in the bus, but I get ...

Some welcome down time, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Some welcome down time

A travel blog entry by daz-marie

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Another long hot trip on the bus but arriving at our destination it was long forgotten. We've moved away from the tourists to a little village in the hills Kayakoy. Our accommodation is beautiful and has a cool swimming pool and our rooms well we can fir ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by theworldisabook

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Pamulkkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamulkkale

A travel blog entry by ghachem.karim

Pamulkalle ...

Ruınes magnıfıques et beaute nature, Pamukkale et Ephesus , Turkey travel blog

Ruınes magnıfıques et beaute nature

A travel blog entry by lerouxsimard

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Englısh Follows Nous venons de termıner la vısıte de 2 sıtes tres tourıstıques maıs absolument enchanteurs.  D'abord la beaute naturelle des rochers de calcaıre et les ruınes de ...

Rain, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Rain

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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Rain - for an hour. Heavy too. That's the first since Kenya. I had almost forgotten what it was. In Pamukkale. Known for its calcium hill ( and Roman ruins of course - Hierapolis) Brilliant white ledges called travertines come all the way down the ...

Pamukkale ❄️, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale ❄️

A travel blog entry by adonoghue

Today we had a day trip to pamukkale to see the ruins and the pools and the finished the day in kusadassi. The pools are crated with calcium and bicarbonate which gives it the look of snow. The day was slightly tainted due to the amount of tourists there, ...

Swimming with Cleopatra, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Swimming with Cleopatra

A travel blog entry by gailj

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Day 2 of my grip to Selcuk actually took a detour. I decided to take a day trip to Pamukkale, where the.'hot springs' were. A 3 hour bus ride to the area brought lovely views. A white mountain of running water greeted us as we pulled up. After a quick ...

Pamukkale - Fethiye (Turkey), Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale - Fethiye (Turkey)

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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Packed up and departed campsite at 7.30am for a scenic hour drive to Pamukkale. Arrived at the huge white limestone cliffs set randomly amongst the rest of the grassy hills and farmland. Had to take shoes off to walk up cliffs so as not to damage the ...

In Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

In Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by joncyn

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I just fıgured we would send a quıck update. Everythıng ıs goıng great - we are ın Pamukkale and now we wıll be travelıng to Fethıeye today for our gullet. Sorry for the short update but I only have 5 mınutes (Cynthıa needed her ...

Sunset walk on the terraces of Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Sunset walk on the terraces of Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by sojourner

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