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TravelPod Member ReviewsOzbay Hotel Pamukkale
Dorm was actually 2 three bed privates with ensuites connected with an open doorway. Breakfast was an optional extra. Which is not custom for these types of rooms.
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"I loathe the bus. There has to be a more dignified mode of transportation."
- Samantha, "16 Candles"
A 10-hour overnight bus is interesting. And by interesting, I mean kinda hot and ******. It's cheap, clean and mostly comfortable, but there's no bathroom, 100 stops (unless you really need one), and snoring. Plus, no outlets, so …
... However..... this is were the aristocracy discussed business, politics and important men stuff, side by side, multi tasking to the extreme. The beginning of dirty politics?
In the bathhouse is the headless statue of Scholastia. Do you remember scholastic books from school - or is that a sign I am getting old? Scholastia was a very intelligent woman of her time and is still renown today for her knowledge. Most statues in these parts are ...
... travellers and their animals, mainly camels, could rest, trade and be safe. We visited one called the Sultanhani Caravansary where there were very high walls surrounding a large courtyard that both people and animals could rest. We continued on to Cappadocia where we are staying for 2 nights. Our bus trip today was long, but really very interesting. We were able to see the vast difference between larger ...
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 formations of calcium, filled with thermal water. Walking down the slope of staggered terraces while wading through the warm water was a welcome relief from the chilly weather! The terraces were not as ...
... look around the ruins, including a swimming pool where you can swim among the ruins. It was very cool.
Once we had finished we had some lunch at our accommodation before driving to Izmir to then fly onto Istanbul. We had really enjoyed the sun down south and all the amazing attractions we had seen. But we were ready for the big city.
As we walked to our hotel we noticed there were a lot of things closed, we found ...