Travel Blogs from Gumuldur
... br> The size of Hierapolis is because it is home to the largest surviving Roman necropolis. The whole of the city is surrounded by cemeteries, In fact the number of tombs is greater than its population because people came here to be buried. They believed there was easier access to the Underworld because of the grotto ("Plutonium") dedicated to Pluto. This grotto for the God of the ...
... narrowest point, 1250m wide where the city of Cannakale is on the Asian side, plus the fort and another directly opposition the Gallipoli side. It was a beautiful clear night and Derek was able to point out land marks in the dark as he has been there twice before around the Anzac Day commemorations. Usually there are only a few people on the back 3 decks at night but tonight there were lots as there was something interesting to see. A great day. Bed about ...
If you know me, you will know about my deep passion for Turkey. Yes, the country, not the food.
I have been going to Turkey as long I can remember and the reason for loving it so much, is because most of the things that make me who I am today have happened or been learnt in Turkey.
I have been to many tourist destinations there, Bodrum, Marmaris, Antalya, Istanbul, Kusadasi, and many many more. There is still so ...
... to get my Turkey book so we could order. We had all learned a few words, but it wasn't enough! :) Lunch was good- we basically got one of everything! Then we moved on to Pamukkale. The formations were wild and we were pleasently surprised that you could still walk out into the warm springs. However, it was about one million degrees so the hot water wasn't that refershing! We explored the ruins of Pamukkale as well. I didn't realize there was a city ...
... however, we were amazed by the radical change in weather. It had appeared to have rained so much that some of the streets were flooded. I didn’t manage to get pictures of the mess, but it was crazy! Water levels even reached headlights of SUVs and a small bus filled with school children was stuck amongst the rushing river. Thankfully, our bus managed to take us back safely and the rest of the night was filled with packing and getting as much sleep as possible before the long day to come. ...
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