Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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Pamukkale - Cotton castles & travestines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale - Cotton castles & travestines

A travel blog entry by livingthedream

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... , terraces of carbonate minerals left behind by the flowing waters. The pictures tell the story. A must for any visit to Turkey! The ruins of Hiarapolis, ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city built above the hot springs are impressive. Saw the true ...

Pamukkale - Ancient Silk Road, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale - Ancient Silk Road

A travel blog entry by georgeheap

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... I wish I could have gotten one but not having a home or a job kinda limits those kinda purchases. After that we drive to Pamukkale. This was one of the places I was most excited to see. It is a place where they have these amazingly beautiful white ...

Aug 12, 2009, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Aug 12, 2009

A travel blog entry by iantrickett

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A low key New Year's Eve, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A low key New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by laura1

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... the political situation in the east and concerns of terrorism.  Outside of Istanbul, there really aren't many parties or celebrations.  Pamukkale was no exception to this rule.  There was nothing going on at all.  I ended up meeting a ...

Wow! Amazing Pamukkale Limestone Terraces!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Wow! Amazing Pamukkale Limestone Terraces!

A travel blog entry by lindell

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Up early to explore the Pamukkale  limestone terraces before the hordes arrive in the buses! It is so out of this world. I have never seen anything like it. It looks like a glacier or hillside of snow, but it's limestone!  You can walk up ...

Another Bus Trip - to Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Another Bus Trip - to Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by lindell

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Another four hour bus trip to Pamukkale, a small town inland where there are the amazing Pamukkale Travertines which are limestone terraces cascading down the hillside.  Above them is the ancient city and ruins of Hierapolis built by the Romans ...

Day 246 - Heading East to Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 246 - Heading East to Cappadocia

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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... to get off after the 3hr ride to Denizli.  We didn’t spend any time in Denizli, instead hopping a dolomus north to Pamukkale after we booked our overnight bus ticket inland to Nevşehir, the hub for touring Cappadocia. Pamukkale is known ...

The Thermal Hot Springs of Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Thermal Hot Springs of Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

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... again as we left the seaside town of Antalya and headed to our next stop, the hot springs of Hierapolis near the city of Pamukkale. The morning "lecture" was about St Nicholas who happened to be born in the 4th century in Petara, Turkey and was the bishop ...

Day 91: Roman Ruins and then To the Lake District, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 91: Roman Ruins and then To the Lake District

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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Visit to Hieropolis above Pamukkale in the morning Bus to Egirdir in the Lake District Walk to a very windy island and around it to watch the ...

No idea for a clever title today, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

No idea for a clever title today

A travel blog entry by bebabui

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... to meet at the bus to go to the next destination. Then we had a three-hour drive through a gorgeous mountain range to get to Pamukkale where we stayed at a hotel with a thermal spring.  Did I just die and go to heaven, huh?  Huh?  No ...

Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by evaclapham

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... Turkish countryside filled with mountains, orchards, farms and cotton plantations and through the pretty city of Kusadasi brought us to Pamukkale the cotton castle and the ancient ruins of the city of Heirapolis also known as the sacred city. On arrival ...

Cotton Castel, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castel

A travel blog entry by nickandnicole

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... man looks exactly like him.  From here we headed to Hierapolis.  Our entry was through an old graveyard.  Pamukkale and the thermal springs were thought to have special healing power, so many people would travel from far away to be healed. ...

Pam And Kale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pam And Kale

A travel blog entry by wadirunner

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Yo well here I am in Pamukale - home of the UNESCO listed world famous traventine pools - plus the the extensive ruins of Hierapolis. I spent all day wandering round the pools and the ruins and even had a dip at the one place that ur allowed to swim - a ...

From Kusadasi east to Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

From Kusadasi east to Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by ruthontravels

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... I think we all enjoyed not being outside in the heat as we carried on for about 250 kilometres east to Pamukkale. I had been particularly looking forward to seeing this natural wonder of glittering white calcite travertines which descend down the cliff ...

03 Pamukkale chalk travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

03 Pamukkale chalk travertines

A travel blog entry by ingridchristof

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Though it was very cold (even snow on the second morning), we enjoyed a lot to explore the beautiful ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by benzai

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... est rugueuse. Nous avons monté et descendu pieds nus. En haut, nous avons visité les ruines de Hierapolis.  Pamukkale (castillo de algodón)   Un fenómeno natural que atrae miles de turistas diariamente. Unas corrientes de agua caliente que ...

A unique place in the world, Hierapolis, Turkey travel blog

A unique place in the world

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... bronze coins in the 2nd century BC, and gave the name Hieropolis (temple of Hieron).   From Wiki: Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. ...

Spa Day, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Spa Day

A travel blog entry by leanne.osborn

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New day new adventure using Turkish bus lines. Karla and Teresa headed off to Denzili onto Pamukkale and Leanne and Carne went south to Bodrum. Lots of travel but Turkish buses have male trolley dollies who serve coffee, tea, water and snacks. As it was ...

From Rhodes to Pamukkale via Aphrodisias, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

From Rhodes to Pamukkale via Aphrodisias

A travel blog entry by mawakefi

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... was Scott's favourite agora of the trip. Once we had explored Aphrodisias we drove back to Denizli to make our way to Pamukkale. The famous calcinated waterfall, or travertines, was visible as we approached, rising up above the city like a snowy ridge. ...

Minerals to soak away those ailments, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Minerals to soak away those ailments

A travel blog entry by bevie

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... firstly an ancient city of Hierapolis, ruins that sit on the top of a mountain overlooking some of the highest mountains in Turkey. Some still have snow on them and the clouds travel low through here creating a mist that almost obscures the mountains ...

Water Babies, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Water Babies

A travel blog entry by martiniadventur

... is relevant, is because while submerging myself in a natural spring this afternoon up at one of the worlds natural wonders Pamukkale, surrounded by 6,000 year old large Romans ruins, with even larger Russians in smaller bikinis sitting on them....I felt ...

The beauty of Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The beauty of Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by kteam

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... goodbyes taken care of and the grand final all but over we decided to get an earlier bus to our next destination of Pamukkale which is approximately 4 hours north near the town of Denizli. The trip to Denizli was straight forward enough with the majority ...

Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by anua

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We travel inland to a place called Pamukkale ("Cotton Castle" in Turkish) which contains hot springs and terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. The entrance price put most people off but I was looking forward to climbing the ...

Hieropolis; Travertines; Kaklik caves; Fethiye, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hieropolis; Travertines; Kaklik caves; Fethiye

A travel blog entry by mawakefi

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... of sunlight from another brook entrance. Overall the cave was less visually impressive than the massive snow-white cliffs at Pamukkale, but a more enjoyable experience than the heavily touristed Pamukkale park. Back to Denizli one last time to find the ...

Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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As you step on the slopes of the travertine terraces rising steeply above Pamukkale, the water flowing down alternates between warm and cool but never extreme. From the town one can barely see the water as it only forms a thin layer flowing over the ...

Pamukkale, Turkey, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale, Turkey

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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Ooh, ...

Cotton Castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castles

A travel blog entry by noodlerhead

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... day we left Ephesus the next day to head down in the direction of Oludinez. During the day, we reached the town of Pamukkale (meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish) and the ruins of Hierapolis. The hot springs of Hierapolis, set on a plateau above the town, ...

Broken down truck., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Broken down truck.

A travel blog entry by thebarretts

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We set off for Pamukkale at about 0900am as we only had 300kms to travel. Unfortunately we pulled up for lunch and before we knew it the truck was broken down in the middle of nowhere. There was no way it could be fixed without more tools so Graham phoned ...

Turkish Cotton Castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Cotton Castles

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey

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... mountain to our hotel, where we grabbed our luggage and then had dinner in town while waiting for our overnight bus to Cappadocia. Pamukkale is an exceptional and unique place, like nowhere we’ve ever been to before, and not something I ever thought ...

A day on a bus (pankillers included), Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A day on a bus (pankillers included)

A travel blog entry by callyblackie

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... dispensers; so clever. Why don’t we have this at home? I digress, I know. To quote from Wikipedia (I know): Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in south-western Turkey. The city contains hot springs ...

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