Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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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 ...

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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wow pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

wow pamukkale

A travel blog entry by renzo59

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from dalyan/ortaca bus station we caught a direct bus to the little village of pamukkale, famous for its white travertines and the roman ruins of hierapolis. we spent the next days wandering  around and bathing in the thermal ...

Jun 26, 2009, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Jun 26, 2009

A travel blog entry by pane9

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Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by laurennorman

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My last trip with Zeki before I returned to England was to Pamukkale. It is in the province of Denizli which is about 3 hours from Akyaka. We were going to go there and back in one day, but Zeki's dad said that we should stay in a hotel overnight as ...

Pamukkale - Pretty...Pristine...Perfect, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale - Pretty...Pristine...Perfect

A travel blog entry by mr-mrs_pickles

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... ruins later. Hugs and Love, Dana and Trevor OK we're back!  Where were we???  ......the ruins at Pamukkale... We spent a good hour and a half putzing through the ruins in addition to wandering through the tavertine pools. The ...

Last day in Selçuk, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Last day in Selçuk

A travel blog entry by irassman

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... a right), go to the end of the road and turn right (while he is signaling left)." This is consistent everywhere in Turkey so I think someone has to notify the tourist board that the language book contains a rather glaring mistake. Anyway, we have been ...

Days in ruins, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Days in ruins

A travel blog entry by suemckee

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... down one of them came and lay by my feet and got pats..  Then we were on the road again, making our way to Pamukkale, the town, and above that Hierapolis, another ancient city of Roman origin once again high up.  This is a very special place as ...

Pamukkale en fascinerende geologisk formation, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale en fascinerende geologisk formation

A travel blog entry by j.knudsen

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... 'rdigheder, men det er et meget stort land - lidt stĝrre end Frankrig - 80 millioner indbyggere. Jeg havde hjemmefra udset mig Pamukkale som et udflugtsmċl jeg ville se, da det ligger inden for en fornuftig radius (250 km) fra Antalya, hvor jeg denne ...

Pamukkale and Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale and Hierapolis

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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If you have seen tourism promotions for Turkey you will have seen images of the white travertines (or terraces) at Pamukkale. They are like the chimneys at Cappadocia - you wonder how such an amazing vision came to be.   The shimmering white hillside ...

White Cliffs and An Ancient City, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White Cliffs and An Ancient City

A travel blog entry by erinwarwick

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Weather was a little cloudy all the way to Pamukkale. We had some excitement along the way as we got a flat tire. After we got a new tire we made our way to Pamukkale. Our first stop was Hierapolis. This is an ancient city located on the hot springs is ...

Cotton Castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Cotton Castles

A travel blog entry by abulia

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In Pamukale today, which means "cotton castle", or somesuch. Here, there is a natural mineral spring that comes out of the hill. It contains calcium bicarbonate, which solidifies into calcium that looks like cotton candy. There are also all thse pale ...

Pamukkele, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkele

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Pamukkale ...

Ephesus, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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The sleeping bag is no longer needed. That is official. Just the duvet slip is enough to keep warm. Again, I woke up to the sunrise and I was determined to get an earl morning swim in before breakfast. The water was so cool and refreshing; something I ...

Land of cotton castles, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Land of cotton castles

A travel blog entry by christineatkins

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... centre of learning.  There was also a spectacular theatre carved into the hillside.  Then went on to Pamukkale.  No cotton and no castles either (dunno what they were thinking when they named it) but some odd looking white ...

Who wants to be Turkey's Next Top Model ?, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Who wants to be Turkey's Next Top Model ?

A travel blog entry by travel.geek

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... now day 5 of our Dubai Turkey trip and we are checking out from the Tatlises hotel Kusadasi to continue on our overland tour to Pamukkale.   But before go on our long journey, we stopped on a detour to a Turkish Leather factory. I was like, here ...

Antalya to Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Antalya to Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by lizmcconnell

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... area. Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have created at Pamukkale (Cotton Palace) an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. At the ...

Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by tim.long

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Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey's Inner Aegean ...

From Ruins to Riches, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

From Ruins to Riches

A travel blog entry by amcostin

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The day started with a tour of Hierapolis, an ancient city set amid the thermal town of Pammukale. After touring the ruins - gymnasium, library, temple etc, we made our way down to the famous calcium terraces. What appear like snow baths are actually ...

Beautiful area.  Enjoyed Dr. Fish Spa the most, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Beautiful area. Enjoyed Dr. Fish Spa the most

A travel blog entry by voyager-sue

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This morning on the bus, Selçuk told us to forget the Hilton, we never heard of the Hilton. Pamukkale is in a remote area (we had to wait for cows to get off the main highway) and the hotel is not up to GCT's standards. But it is adequate, and the only ...

Amazing natural wonder plus yet more ruins, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Amazing natural wonder plus yet more ruins

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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Very cool and beautiful place! Pamukkale means "cotton castle" and it is a large series of natural pools made of white carbonate minerals travertines (terraces) from the running water, and on a big white mountain of the stuff. The water was running, but ...

Hieropolis, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Hieropolis

A travel blog entry by wallermark

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Pamukkale, meaning

Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish

A travel blog entry by saraphilo

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... over the cliff edge). The Romans built a spa city Hierapolis here to harness it's healing power. There's no flight direct to Pamukkale, only limited flight from Istanbul to Denizli, the gateway to Pamukkale. The only way for us to get to Denizli from ...

"Cotton Castles"

A travel blog entry by geoffrhonda

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Amazing limestone formations and thermal calcium ...

Mar 20, 2010, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Mar 20, 2010

A travel blog entry by luciagreco

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