Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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Chilling in Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Chilling in Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by samira_steve

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... felt long) three hour bus drive from Selcuk to city of Pamukkale. We got to our hotel rooms, which are so cute and welcoming. Pamukkale in Turkish means "cotton castle". We rested for a little bit and had fantastic food (bit pricy) at the hotel, we headed ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by rashed

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We covered Turkey from the West to the ...

Becoming Julia Roberts, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Becoming Julia Roberts

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

Pictures ...

Just When You Think You've Got it All Figured Out, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Just When You Think You've Got it All Figured Out

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

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... The trip went by fairly quickly, and we were in the city of Denizli, from where we were to transfer busses to Pamukkale.  We got off our bus and asked someone for assistance getting to the connecting bus.  The language barrier posed a ...

At the spa resort - Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

At the spa resort - Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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A spa-resort-town since hundreds of years BC, Pamukkale town is surprisingly quiet in the winter. The popular attractions are not so quiet - travertine pools formed by stunning white calcium deposits, filled with clear blue water (and barefoot ...

Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by trent

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Other than the amazing white calcium-formed pools, Pamukkale also offers humble Hierapolis.  Simply an ancient city from around 200 B.C., Hierapolis is, in my opinion, a must see sight in Turkey.  From sacred thermal pools filled with collapsed ...

Hierapolis - Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hierapolis - Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by elaineloh

... really have much else to live for but gossip and talk at MAX VOL. Though I have to say.. after the 5 hr journey to Pamukkale, I actually liked it. White limestone - the only one in the world!! Problem was the attention I was receiving.. I think I am ...

The big brother of the GAB mound springs, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The big brother of the GAB mound springs

A travel blog entry by gmscholz

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Pamukkale is a place of hot springs and travertine terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing spring water with an ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis built on top. Tourism is and has been a major industry. People have bathed in ...

Turkish Road Side Assistance, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Road Side Assistance

A travel blog entry by dave_carol

... decided against it as traffic was racing past the bus.  Eventually we were on the road again and we arrived in Pamukkale about 5 pm.  After checking in we headed up to the travertine pools and waded through the shallow pools to the ...

Baby Lamb Wool, Pammukale, Turkey travel blog

Baby Lamb Wool

A travel blog entry by millervilles

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... we also mention that gas is crazy expensive here? $150 for a tank and we were on our way.   Surprisingly we reached with Pamukkale without incident until I had to parallel park the car.  We didn't know how to put the car into reverse. ...

Impressive calcium carbonate and more ruins, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Impressive calcium carbonate and more ruins

A travel blog entry by seanandjeannie

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Jeannie here.  We spent another great spring day outdoors exploring the ruins of Hierapolis and the snowy white calcium carbonate formations.  The approach was barefoot through the streams of cloudy, calcium-rich waters and past the ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by pasoa

Cool limestone terraces in a sleepy little tourist town where we stayed two ...

Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... were standing on it, it was even more spectacular because you could appreciate the size of the place better. I arrived in Pamukkale after a long journey consisting of three buses. The little towns are not as well connected as the larger cities in ...

What is Pamukkale?, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

What is Pamukkale?

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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On the advice of a friend, we altered our itinerary at the last minute to go visit Pamukkale 200km east of Selcuk.  This morning, after a fantastic Turkish breakfast at our pension we caught a direct bus to arrive at this unique World Heritage Site ...

Pamukkale: Cotton Candy Dreams, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale: Cotton Candy Dreams

A travel blog entry by thetembas

... foreign tourists want to be in Istanbul for new years, so most of the people visiting the site were Turks. Our hotel in Pamukkale was the exact opposite of the one in Selcuk. The owners were too delightful, the place spotless with central heating and ...

Arriving in Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Arriving in Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by lynnster

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Lounging around Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Lounging around Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by danialw

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... is that you don't feel real "settled", unless you find a good place to sit and use a washroom.     At Pamukkale, I just lounged around the awesome pools all day, it was like being in heaven during the midday heat with water flowing ...

Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by lyndshane

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... of the world ever since on a 48 foot sailboat (obviously he had a lot to say about the world) - we arrived in Pamukkale for a couple days of exploration before carrying on to Istanbul. While we mean uneventful in terms of no major situations to report, ...

PAMUKKALE, TRAVESTINE POOLS AND RUINS  TURKEY, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

PAMUKKALE, TRAVESTINE POOLS AND RUINS TURKEY

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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... having a lively time. The music and the way the men are dancing reminds me of something I might see in Greece instead of Turkey. I guess the countries are similar more than I thought.. Then up the hill to see it lit up at night. Very impressive. ...

Truck breakdown!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Truck breakdown!

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Not much to report today as it was simply a driving day from Oludeniz to Pamukkale. Away from the coast which was dissapointing after a great days swimming, but looking forward to seeing the calcium deposits! The only interesting part of the day was ...

Hieropolis is Here!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hieropolis is Here!

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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    Leaving Izmir we headed east for Pamukkale (meaning cotton castle).  Here we toured the ancient Greek and Roman hot springs at Hieropolis in present day Pamukkale.     The city stretches between a colonnaded street, ...

the white clouds of pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

the white clouds of pamukkale

A travel blog entry by elizabethg

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Afrodisias, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Afrodisias

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... to experience the site without distractions. The tour lasted for a couple of hours, then we were jetted back to our respective hostels. I was picked up at around 5pm, for my overnight bus to Goreme, which is located in Central Turkey (Cappadocia). ...

The Travertines & Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Travertines & Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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I took a three-hour dolmus ride to Pamukkale, which is located in Turkey's Western Anatolia region. Upon arriving, I checked in at the Artemis Yoruk hotel. This was a real gem. I paid 10USD for one private room on the 4th floor overlooking the small town. ...

Here's to Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Here's to Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... ... and boy did we ever luck out.  After an awful day at Efes we could not have asked for a nicer day in Pamukkale!  The sun was shining all day and the temperature has been just great after lots of cold and rain... The travertines may well ...

Ambush in the Necropolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ambush in the Necropolis

A travel blog entry by josiah.chin

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... by our hostel and dropped the big bags before heading up the street to the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pamukkale Thermal Springs. Walking up the hill into the travertines (the white calcium carbonate that Pamukkale is made of), we were ...

White terraces of Pumukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White terraces of Pumukkale

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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We had a quick 1 night stop at the thermal white terraces of Pamukkale. And we got a free upgrade at our hotel - sweet! We managed to fluke our visit. We didn't realise that there are ruins of an ancient city above the terraces. There was a theatre that ...

Mad world - 6 months in, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Mad world - 6 months in

A travel blog entry by sazkebab

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Song for the first six months: Mad world - Gary Jules "All around me are familiar faces Worn out places, worn out faces Bright and early for their daily races Going nowhere, going nowhere Their tears are filling up their glasses No expression, no ...

Day 273 - Paradise in Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 273 - Paradise in Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by everett.butler

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... in a wide flat swath of valley between two gently sloping hills of green, lay two distinct features that hardly anyone outside of Turkey knows about.  One man made and one carved by the tireless finger of nature.   The first are the ruins of a ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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Another surreal and beautiful landscape. These pools really look like ice but they're not, they're just stone. I was able to explore them at night too which was like walking on the ...

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