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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 …
... women. Never mind, the guys got a couple of beers out of them before we managed to get away. We were all pleased to get to the hotel around eight, eat our dinner and go to bed.
The following day we were on the road at 8 am and off to our first stop, the house of St Mary. This is a Christian monument and an important destination for people doing religious pilgrims. Legend has it that John, one of the disciples of Jesus, brought the Mother Mary here ...
... to five thermals bath, two of which still exist and the waters are used by current tourist as healing waters. Some of the ladies in our group bathed in the spa. There is also a museum showing the history of the place.
After visiting Hierapolis for a couple of hours we went to the place where the house of the mother of Jesus lived. The house ...
... Methet's Heaven' (I believe) . Well,...it got great reviews, and I accidentally stumbled across it. It was terrific! And the adorable man and his wife that run it make you feel soooo welcomed. I ate a delicious dinner, while catching up on emails. I also got a little wigged out because I began having some rather strong chest pains. They weren't excruciating, just uncomfortable. I ...
... arena' are in pretty good shape. However, it is the temple to Aphrodite that captures the imagination with it's columns still standing g despite earthquakes. The temple is in a peaceful area of the city...must have been a lovely place to visit amid the chaos.
As in Hierapolis there are bath houses, the footings for private homes and large public areas. In Aphrodiasis there is a pool 170 meters long, a reflecting pool for t ...
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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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