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Yes, that's right folks! Our Turkish guide really did use the words "grow ops" and "*****s" during our tour. Let's just say his "Turklish" wasn't exactly up to snuff for the day. We did several double takes during the tour when he used questionable terminology. We even think he used a swear word or two. My theory? The person who trained him decided …
Early morning and we were checking out the lovely views of the ancient city of Hierapolis. I love these Greek ancient cities! Though I can't tell if Greek and roman ancient cities are supposed to be similar? (Or even of the same era?)
Apparently for these ancient cities, it usually starts with a cemetery. For Hierapolis ( or was it their surrounding city) it was considered one of the largest ones and called Necropholis (sounds v Indiana jones). So after ...
... calcified type deposit. They make you remove your shoes, so as to preserve this treasure. It's not slippery except in certain spots, and then also where the white mud is. Of course, I slipped once on the mud, but just got one side wet.
But the BEST part are the beautiful 'pools' that look like they are just suspended in air. Like I said, it's impossible to describe, but trust ...
... waiting we just gave it up and started to walk. Well, it was much further than we expected but at least it wasnīt so hot so we quite enjoyed the uphill walk. It took us roughly 1,5 hours (7 km) to get there.
The main attraction of the village of Karahayit is the red springs. Apart from the red springs there are also the mud baths that are supposed to have special healing effects. To be honest we didnīt care so much about the healing effects of the mud as rather ...
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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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