Travel Blogs from Pamukkale, Turkey

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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 større end Frankrig - 80 millioner indbyggere. Jeg havde hjemmefra udset mig Pamukkale som et udflugtsmål 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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The Truck, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

The Truck

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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When I started to look at doing this trip I stalked a few people`s blog's finding out about the trip, how it worked, and whether people enjoyed it. So, hello to anyone reading this for that reason. I thought I would give a run down on our life with the ...

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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Healing center since forever and Virgin's Mary hou, Hierapolis/ Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Healing center since forever and Virgin's Mary hou

A travel blog entry by douglasmad815

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... place, was the beloved wife of a Roman Governor of this region, so to honor his wife he named the place after her. Pamukkale , the Turkish name for the place has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, has been a healing resort for ever, since ...

Pamukkale: The Cotton Fortress, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale: The Cotton Fortress

A travel blog entry by travel.geek

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... still there, and we can swin in it for a fee. Pamukkale is the favorite stop on every backpacker’s trip to Turkey. Travellers would stay in Pamukkale Town’s small hotels; bask in the warm mineral water of the pool. When we arrived there I ...

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 scatabout

... of the units have been sold.      After our lunch stop we went to visit the terraces of Pamukkale which are white limestone terraces like the pink and white terraces that were at Lake Tarawera.       ...

Pammukale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pammukale

A travel blog entry by biddy_travel

Arrived ın Pammukale and was eager to explorethe famous calcium pools I had readso much about.  It dıdnt disappoint!  You can check out my photos on facebook although they don't do it any justice. Behind the thermal pools you can see the ...

More Freaking Ruins !, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

More Freaking Ruins !

A travel blog entry by tredders

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Twas a long day on the bus today, we skipped lunch stop and just had a quick brunch at a place where the speciality was Homemade Yoghurt with honey & walnuts.  I had a chicken stew with rice instead.. The old man owner of the place waltzed ...

Pamucak - Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Pamucak - Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... unserem Weg nach Göreme. Werden aber sicher auf der Hälfte der Strecke ein Buschcamp aufschlagen. Erster Stopp ist Pamukkale mit seinen wunderschönen Kalksteinterrassen, wo wir 2 Stunden verbringen und zu Mittag essen. Kaufen Gemüse und Fleisch auf ...

Day 20: Selcuk to Oludeniz via Pamukkale, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Day 20: Selcuk to Oludeniz via Pamukkale

A travel blog entry by 2walkingabout

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Short story ;) we got up early and headed inland to Pamukkale - famous for its intricate series of calcite shelves in which you can paddle and crowned by Hierapolis, an ancient Roman city and healing centre. We'd been here before with dad so we decided to ...

White terrace, Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

White terrace

A travel blog entry by zehratours

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Gorgeouswe ...

Kusadasi - Pumukkale - Bodrum (all by bus), Pamukkale, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi - Pumukkale - Bodrum (all by bus)

A travel blog entry by phh

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Hot 4 hour drive from Kusadasi to the warm pools of Pamukkale. If you stop briefly in Denizli (no place for a tourist) beware the icy milky fountain drinks at the bus station (Otogar) - it's 'aran' - a salted thinned yogurt (which is very good to prevent ...

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