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... OMG I can't believe I did it. Yen!!!! The views were spectacular but we had to concentre so hard we couldn't enjoy until our rests.
We had to pay 8 lire which is like $4 for a seat and umbrella, well worth it. We had a corona with lime which they plucked of a tree and it was cold and refreshing.
Tonight we go into the near by town of Fethiye for tea and some exploring.
Tomorrow back on public bus to Kas.
... the cultural landscape which dominates the area.
... back down to get a stretchy ice-cream on the side of the road. The ice-cream is made out of orchids and the guy serving it is able to bring each flavour out in a huge lump and fling it around and it stays together and then he makes a big show out of serving it up to you. We then had a long afternoon of driving up and through mountain ranges so it was quite slow going in our big truck on the downhills. We reached our next campsite in Fethiye at about 8pm and ...
... were now headed inland towards Pammukale. We decided to give Aphrodisias a miss as we were later than planned and Kayla was not up to sightseeing. She slept most of the drive which was good and actually felt a little better when we arrived at our hotel.
After checking in and having our welcome cup of tea we took a walk. The village was not very big. The terraces from below looked amazing. We had seen the huge white section from afar but ...
... It even had a smothering of melted butter placed over the top from a copper pot by the waiter right at the table. Our three course banquet lunch was topped off by yet another amazing sutlac dessert all for 25TL (so cheap). After lunch, we visited the nearby mausoleum of Sultan Mehmed which contains the tombs of himself and his family. The whole building is covered in turquoise green tiles and is equally impressive inside. Across the road we visited the Green Mosque, which ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTraverten Hotel Pamukkale
Very relaxing, quiet, excellent and hearty food, hot water pool in February -- one cannot want more for 50 TRL
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