Weisse Burg Beyaz Kale Pension
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nice atmophere, hosts and confortable rooms
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... cucumber, tomato, cake, cheese, bread and of course, delicious Turkish tea. I have already eaten more white bread on this trip then I have in the last 10 years combined. Next, we set off to enjoy the calcium deposits.
From a distance, the deposits look exactly like snow. After paying the hefty entrance fee, we took off our shoes, as you have to be barefoot to keep the white calcium looking pristine. Much to our relief, the water ...
... an earthquake in the 7th Century, killing all 7,000 residents and it was only in the 20th century that archeological diggings commenced. We then visited Kayakoy which is aptly named "ghost town". In the Greek/Turkish exchange of citizens in 1924, this town was completely abandoned by it's Greek christian community and it was never re-inhabited. Quite eerie, but beautiful. Checked into our fancy hotel facing the mariner....ready for sailing ...
... have maintained its distinction to the present day. On the way there, our guide told us that the springs are rich with calcium carbonate, the white substance that is left behind on the mountainside when the water itself evaporates, forming the famous travertine pools. Although I enjoyed visiting several areas of the ancient city, I think the setting was by far the coolest part of the site and well worth the trip down there.
Our guide gave us a fair amount ...
We woke up accidentally way too early, and filled in time tidying up our things while waiting for a reasonable hour even tho we were bone tired yet couldn't fall back to sleep for just another hour or two. Once it was breakfast time we ran down for a feed. Out of all the food we knew what only 3 things were...tomato, cucumber, and olives. The rest was a taster mystery. All kinds of things we couldn't put a on even tho we were eating it. Strange and weird... ...
The main pool at Hieropolis was amazing. People can swim and lounge among fallen columns, and the pools are very large. A section is roped off, so there are no people, but the intensity of the colors is thrilling. An ad for "Dr Fish Spa" changed our day. For $20 each, we got 20 minutes of soaking our feet with little fish chomping off the callouses, dead skin, cuticles, whatever. It felt very tingly and sometimes tickled. For a ...