Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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Apr 08, 2007, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Apr 08, 2007

A travel blog entry by robandjoan

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Worth the effort, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Worth the effort

A travel blog entry by mothman

28TL for bus from Bodrum to Pamukkale.  Took about 6 hours including switch in Denzili, but those Turkish buses are darn good, personal tv, refreshments, snacks etc - shame no toilet though, stopped me being able to enjoy those drinks! Arrived about ...

Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by kiwisinflight

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... everybody know he is coming through.  On Tuesday we spent the whole of ten mins walking around the town of Pamukkale, which means 'Cotton Castle' in Turkish. The main attraction of this town are the white terraces called Travertines. We decided to ...

A whirling finish, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A whirling finish

A travel blog entry by robrae

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8am start from Bodrum to Pamukkale. Today is arife, meaning the day before the holiday of sacrifice in the Islamic world. On this day families get ready for the feast and the visits of the guests throughout the holiday, cleaning up the house and preparing ...

Cotton Castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castles

A travel blog entry by worldjourney

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We had plenty of time to relax in the garden today before leaving for Pamukale. Our taxi came at 10:30 to bring us to the bus terminal, which was about 30 min. away and is like a small airport, very modern, multiple terminals, all facilities an airport ...

Happy Hallowee from Pammukkale: The trick's on me, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Happy Hallowee from Pammukkale: The trick's on me

A travel blog entry by rmrp

... for the remaining two night I already paid for). ON the other hand, I would be wasting a night worth of hotel here in Pamukkale! What a dilemma! The answer? Cut my losses! Get the heck out of this town where there’s nothing else to see and get on ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by hailseurope2013

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... pick up. From there it was a 3.5 hour drive to Pamukalle. I spent that time wisely and worked on my blogs! Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and ...

Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Necropolis, Oh My!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Necropolis, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by hmgoldilocks

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... us it was all the way down to $700.  Since that was in the neighborhood of the plane ticket to Turkey, I passed. The main even today was Pamukkale (Pom-ah-cue-lay), or the Cotton Castle.  There are warm springs running through the earth and over ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by opacheco

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... we take off our shoes and step on to the "Cotton Castle" A unique natural feature that has attracted people for centuries, Pamukkale is comprised of several tiered bleach white travertine pools, filled with mineral rich warm water, thought by many to have ...

Yet More Kebabs, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Yet More Kebabs

A travel blog entry by flukeontour

Went to see the roman baths didn't go in settled for a chicken kebab and turkish coffee instead. Coffee was served in a very pretty dainty cup but had the consistency of tar and tasted pretty much the same. Bush camp at night gained some manly ...

A lıttle bıt of excıtement, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A lıttle bıt of excıtement

A travel blog entry by laurareane

... . Quite the bus service. Once we arrived in Denzili i sort of wandered to a place I thought looked like mini buses to pamukkale, it wasn't. But I asked a gentleman and he brought me to the right place. Along the way a guy from brazil followed as he ...

You don't know if your ass gonna make it, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

You don't know if your ass gonna make it

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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... ?! Another thing we found out that wasn’t included was the swimming part of the day.  Apparently you cant swim in Pamukkale but you can swim in Cleopatra’s swimming pool…………… for only 15 euro each! Another 30 ...

Travel day, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Travel day

A travel blog entry by lizd2013

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Early start 5:00am wake up call 6:00am breakfast 6:30 departure First stop was at a Caravanserai, where the traders used to stop at night for protection, there was one every 25 to 40 kilometres along the trade route, depending on the terrain, equal to a ...

Hittites, Greeks, Romans, & Christians, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hittites, Greeks, Romans, & Christians

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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Saturday, May 7, Pamukkale, Turkey On Saturday, May 7 we visited Pamukkale, Turkey. First off Pamukkale is located about three hours east of Kusadasi in the southwest part of the Anatolian Peninsula.  The Anatolian Peninsula is the passage way ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

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... for 3 more hours. So I slept and took, took a shower, and grabbed some breakfast before starting my day tour of Pamukkale. Pamukkale has been a vacation destination since the Roman times. There are still Roman ruins here that I spent the morning walking ...

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, ...

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