Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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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 ...

Eh, best day ever?!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Eh, best day ever?!

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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I woke up bright and spritely and headed off to check the prices of the paragliding as I was keen to do it before heading to the magniferous Travertines.  We ate breakfast as a cute little Turkish place served by a cute lil headscarfed Turkish ...

Day 25 -Pamukkale - the travertines and Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 25 -Pamukkale - the travertines and Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by kefriebel

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We walked up through the travertines from the village of Pamukkale. We got there around 8:30 am and for the first couple of hours they were almost empty until the Russian hoards descended prancing around in thongs and speedos. The Lonely Planet describes ...

Sore feet but survived, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Sore feet but survived

A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort

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... dorm so that means no camping.  We had a swim in the pool and then late in the afternoon we walked up to the Pamukkale limestone water pools.  I had very sore feet (painful achilles for months) and we had to walk up bare foot and it wasn't fun ...

It's elementary, my dear Watson., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

It's elementary, my dear Watson.

A travel blog entry by sarahimray

... Carbonate. Not so sexy at first consideration, but call it Travertine and suddenly you're thinking stylish kitchen benchtops. In Pamukkale the natural travertine formations are like one massive white kitchen bench-top rising in the plain above town. It ...

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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Cotton castle not cotton candy, Denizli Merkez, Turkey travel blog

Cotton castle not cotton candy

A travel blog entry by kramertown

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... sunscreen on, had checked out of our hotel and were whisked away to the top of Hieropolios, the ancient spa town just above Pamukkale. Pamuk is Turkish for cotton; kale is Turkish for castle. The town was an ancient roman town until it was destroyed after ...

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 ...

Beware the Trojan Horse/Rolling Out the Carpet, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Beware the Trojan Horse/Rolling Out the Carpet

A travel blog entry by mckojo

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... based on the number of knots is takes to produce the end result. And a weaver makes the same or more money as a teacher in Turkey. One of the couples on our tour buys a carpet for $9000. Quite the souvenir. Our hotel this evening features a natural ...

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 ...

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 & Heiropolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale & Heiropolis

A travel blog entry by yetisherpa

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... from the thermal waters which bathe an entire mountainside. The result is the appearance of cotton-like ridges, which gave Pamukkale the nickname "cotton castle." Wade and I wandered along the section that is open to public tramping....lemme tell ...

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 ...

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