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PAMUKKALE TURKEY GETTING THERE., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

PAMUKKALE TURKEY GETTING THERE.

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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... men from the US and we chat with what they have seen and done here.. If you go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamukkale there are some interesting facts about Pamukkale's recent history and when it became a World Heritage Site, go down to Tourist ...

The Ancient Ruins of Aphrodisias, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Ancient Ruins of Aphrodisias

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... to the stage, our time in Aphrodisias was nearly up, which meant it was time to begin the trek back to our minibus. A short time later, we were, as Willy says, on the road again, heading towards Pamukkale and its famous white travertines.   ...

A dinner's stampede, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A dinner's stampede

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... to my room fully exhausted of this very long but otherwise, fantastic day! Statistics for the day: Total Km:    Antalya to Pamukkale:  260 Km Total time:   Antalya to Pamukkale:  5 hours Monique   :-) ...

A Day of Ancient Towns, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A Day of Ancient Towns

A travel blog entry by brookeandchris

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... our tour of Ephesus this morning, the most interesting part of our visit here was definitely the travertines. The name Pamukkale actually means “cotton castle,” which is fitting once you see the travertines. The travertines are limestone ...

Terraces, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Terraces

A travel blog entry by mattandnicole

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We headed off with 2 lovely girls, who were teachers from Brisbane now based in London to Pamukkale. The guide books say that Pamukkale has lost a lot of it's charm, and that the postcard pics of years gone by are not possible any more. So, we had ...

A Cotton Castle in the Mountains, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A Cotton Castle in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... Castle" in Turkish, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its beautiful and unique white terraces. The terraces at Pamukkale are made of travertine, which is a limestone deposit that colors the terraces white.  The travertines here are filled ...

Turkey - Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkey - Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by 70onabike

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Mark Pamukkale is a snowy mass of rock! With a few pools of water thrown in it looked pretty inviting... although the swimming pool at our campsite was a much better swim with the same water. Locals pay 18 Lira (16 AUD) for a swim in some "ancient baths", ...

The Ruins of Hierapolis & The White Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Ruins of Hierapolis & The White Travertines

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... was relatively small numbers, but by the 1980s and 1990s, there were loads of locals and tourists taking advantage of Pamukkale's healing waters. This increase, coupled with the extra drain on resources caused by the construction of some new hotels built ...

Pamukkale's magical moment!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale's magical moment!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 11 (late afternoon) Temperature: 18 degrees Weather:  sunny with cloudy periods             ============================== From below and looking straight up at the huge white ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by sting

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... like that, but I assure you it was more than I actually did! Here is more about the place... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamukkale It seems that through gross errors in over development is dying due to lack of water. It's such a shame because I was ...

Snow White, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Snow White

A travel blog entry by claude_and_iain

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... to our ferry, which docks neatly at the main train station, and so began a very pleasant journey south.   Pamukkale is very small town. Three main streets, and a couple of cross streets that looked more like paths than ...

And the journey continues on......, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

And the journey continues on......

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... next stop for the day.  We have been travelling for more than four and a half hours and were now in a city called Pamukkale which meant “Cotton Castle” in Turkish!  Anxiously, we were soon about to find out why!!! Monique   ...

On the snow slopes, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

On the snow slopes

A travel blog entry by carofoley

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... bus journey (yes, we are spending quite a lot of time on buses) we arrived in our next destination of Pamukkale. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to the geological wonder found here which forms travertine terraces. A subterranean water ...

beautiful Oludeniz and the Pasha at Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

beautiful Oludeniz and the Pasha at Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by chooklotto

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... walked out with a small plate and a couple of magnets that were to be gifts for friends at home.   We arrived in Pamukkale just after 5pm and set off exploring the streets - making our way quickly up the hill to check out the calcium deposits ...

joining the throngs again, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

joining the throngs again

A travel blog entry by europeantour13

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This is one of the major attractions in Turkey. The white crusted hillside dominates the scene. The white is calcium deposit from thousands of years of calcium rich water flowing down. The attraction is highlighted by the Roman ruins of Hierapolis. They ...

ruins of Hieropolis and the amazing travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

ruins of Hieropolis and the amazing travertines

A travel blog entry by chooklotto

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We had the same old brekky downstairs in the open courtyard (tomatoes & cucumber and loads of bread) then packed our bags and put them in the reception area.   There was no sign of our driver so the hotel man kindly offered to drive us up ...

Aphrodisias and Pamukkale double header, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias and Pamukkale double header

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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... ) we were treated to a beautiful sunset. The evening was capped off with a lovely dinner at the hotel… we shares a “Pamukkale Kebab” main plate, a salad, and tzatziki. We are off east today. See the supplement below: The Mystery of the ...

White Cliffs and Ruins, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White Cliffs and Ruins

A travel blog entry by lindawb

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... late in the afternoon and given a warm welcome by the hosts which was lovely after a long, hot day. The village of Pamukkale is a quiet maze of winding streets where traditional life still survives, despite the load of tourists that arrive every day to ...

Day 24 - Dalyan to Pamukkale via Laodicea, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 24 - Dalyan to Pamukkale via Laodicea

A travel blog entry by kefriebel

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... mountain scenery and forests. We stopped in ancient Laodicea located just 5 minutes off the main road between Denizli and Pamukkale. We loved this site overlooking the Meander valley with the travertines of Pamukkale visible on the other side of the ...

day 5 (Ephesus, Pamukkale, Hierapolis), Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

day 5 (Ephesus, Pamukkale, Hierapolis)

A travel blog entry by adisyl

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... ancient city that has been excavated for over 100 years, another huge complex of ruins and sights, cost 20 YTL Next to Pamukkale, cost 20 YTL, a site for hot springs, with massive terraces of limestone deposits leaving an unforgettable sight of a ...

Pink and White Terraces, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pink and White Terraces

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne

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We drove all morning and just before arriving at Pamukkale we called into yet another World Heritage Site with two totally different points of interest. The first of these was white terraces of minerals left by flowing water. These ...

To Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

To Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by la-vie-de-suz

Arrival in Pamukkale will be late in the afternoon. Dinner and o/n will be at the hotel in ...

That's Not Snow - It's Travertine, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

That's Not Snow - It's Travertine

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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No ...

Soaking in Cleopatra's Antique Pool, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Soaking in Cleopatra's Antique Pool

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... mud baths we'd failed to get to on Friday. But since the sun was out, we thought our time might be better spent in Pamukkale, sitting around the antique pool.  We put on our swimsuits, grabbed our towels, and then walked back to the white mountain. ...

Pamukkale/Hieropolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale/Hieropolis

A travel blog entry by world_traveller

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On Wednesday morning, we had planned to start on our trip to Pamukkale. This antique city(Hieropolis) situated in the Pamukkale region is about 5-6 hours drive from Antalya. It is also known for its thermal springs. It is known to have been established ...

Day 12. Antalya - Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 12. Antalya - Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by mcgowan

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Drive to Pamukkale over the Taurus mountains covered with pine forests. We visited terraces at Pamukkale it was very strange. It looks like a glacier but is white rock which only stays white while the water runs on it. There were even stranger sites of ...

Twee bijzondere plaatsen: Ephesus en Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Twee bijzondere plaatsen: Ephesus en Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by psteerenberg

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... uit, een totaal ander beeld dan de kustplaatsen laten zien, waar de welvaart de hemel in groeit!  Maandagochtend bezoeken we Pamukkale, een hele speciale plaats. Hier stroomt overvloedig warm kalkhoudend water gemengd met CO2 uit de grond dat aan de ...

ruins and speedos., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

ruins and speedos.

A travel blog entry by paulgoesglobal

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Short stop today in a placed called pamukkale, its a bıt of a tourist drawcard due to the city of ruins located here and the natural rockpools that lead down a very impressıve clıffsıde. Due to all the calcium in the water and the ...

Visiting the 'Cotton Castle', Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Visiting the 'Cotton Castle'

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Early evening we arrived at Pammukale. I have seen many photos of this amazing natural sight. We were lucky enough to have quite a bit of time here and enjoy a gorgeous ...

Bye Sulphur, hello calcium!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Bye Sulphur, hello calcium!

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... the next day. We had a hotel in mind so we wandered around and eventually found it. It was fricking freezing - central Turkey is fecking COLD. While checking in I noticed all the paraphernalia around about paragliding. It was pretty expensive but I had ...

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