Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

It looks like snow...not thermal springs!, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

It looks like snow...not thermal springs!

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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Today was a long day...waking early in Rhodes, taking the ferry back to Turkey and then a drive through the mountains to Pamukkale.  The scenery is stunning but when we arrived at our destination we were absolutely amazed.  It looked like a ski ...

Pamukkale, Turkey, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale, Turkey

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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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 ...

Castelo de algodão | Cotton Castle, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Castelo de algodão | Cotton Castle

A travel blog entry by sarita.castilho

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... forever until now ;))) O que seria isso? Parece gelo, parece, parece feito por alguém. Mas não, definitivamente não! Isso é Pamukkale, que em Turco significa Castelo de Algodão e tudo aqui foi construído pela natureza. É um conjunto de piscinas ...

Always Carry a Debit Card, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Always Carry a Debit Card

A travel blog entry by resiststatusquo

... I took it really hard. I can't remember now, but there were several other disappointments that week and so I was really looking forward to Pamukkale, the last day trip adventure with my sister. We had to catch the 9:30 bus and it takes 20 minutes to get ...

The White Cliffs of ... Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The White Cliffs of ... Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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A driving morning from Marmaris to Pamukkale. The road route through the mountains was so rugged that we could have been in British Columbia! A massive spend on the road through here, though some of the design has been shortcut with severe washouts in ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by panzaverde

... buses out of town were full, so we took the train to Selcuk. This made a nice change from buses.   The touts in Pamukkale had hardened us a bit. Maybe a bit too much, as Richard initially tried to fend off the guy from the hostel we had booked, who ...

A day of buses.......Then Pamukkale., Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

A day of buses.......Then Pamukkale.

A travel blog entry by scwonderwoman

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... , in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the year.Travertine terrace formations at Pamukkale, Turkey. May 21, 2011The ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis was built on top of the white ...

Reflecting Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Reflecting Pools

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... night for our stay, only $ 20 for 2 :)      Our main agenda today is visiting the infamous Pamukkale Travertine pools and Hierapolis Roman ruin. The curing properties of the hot mineral springs is famous even back in the Roman times, ...

Salt Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Salt Pools

A travel blog entry by tnanoble

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We arrive around 6:30am into Pamukkale and get dropped off at the Metro bus office in town. The bus drivers and workers tell us that they can drop us at the hotel at 7am when it opens. The guy who could drop us knew the owners of the hotel so it was easy ...

An Amazing Day, Denizli Merkez, Turkey travel blog

An Amazing Day

A travel blog entry by nannakez

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... think they maybe on the Gulet cruise with us. Anyway back to today! Our destination today was the travertine terraces of Pamukkale. But first a toilet stop and then a textile stop because this region is famous for textiles. It actually suited us because ...

Cotton Castle - Martyrdom, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castle - Martyrdom

A travel blog entry by pilgrimthomas

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...     Thought         Dream            Pamukkale means "cotton castle". It is a natural wonder of calcium pools and deposits that leave the landscape looking as though it ...

Pamukkale & thermal pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale & thermal pools

A travel blog entry by cdrjgreen

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... are definiteleyliving the dream, it just keeps getting better, Today after 3 hr drive arrived at World heritage sight of Pamukkale, The great limestone hillsides with thermal water flowing over them were a awesome sight.Walking on them in barefeet with ...

Trojan horse & Ruins, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Trojan horse & Ruins

A travel blog entry by cdrjgreen

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Well we left hotel in our mercedes mini bus with 5 others we are currently travelling with. Two Aust ladies and indian family if 3. Travelled to Troy and seen Trojan horse and ruins of troy. Good historic info from guide but we can only remember bits ...

Turkey is an open air Museum, Denizli, Turkey travel blog

Turkey is an open air Museum

A travel blog entry by peters11

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... and littered with underwater fragments of ancient marble columns. Long day with 6 hours driving with only 3 hours in Pamukkale. Unfortunate part of today's tour was our unenthusiastic sleepy guide that didn't care less! Very difficult to understand, ...

Hierapolis, Laodicia and Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hierapolis, Laodicia and Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by khoffart

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... . They know the watermelon is very good. This is a casual day so some people go back to try out the pool waters at Pamukkale. David goes back to take photos of the theater. Friends and I take advantage of the ATM and then check out the small shops. I ...

Playing in Cotton Castles and Sacred Pools, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Playing in Cotton Castles and Sacred Pools

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

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... WILL ATTEMPT BELOW TO RECREATE THE ENTRY AGAIN. I awoke in the comfortable Melrose Place in Pamukkale this morning wondering how I worship this Eastertide in Turkey's version of Petticoat Junction.  It wasn't Uncle Joe that was moving slow, but ...

White as white and amazing bushcamp 3, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White as white and amazing bushcamp 3

A travel blog entry by ozandbackagain

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Pamukkale is a national heritage site, where there are warm natural springs, bringing to the surface copious amounts of calcium carbonate which is deposited to form the 'cotton castle', Looking at the pure white, it is no wonder that a settlement was ...

Aug 24, 2010, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Aug 24, 2010

A travel blog entry by angelicag

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