Umut Thermal Hotel Clinic & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Well, a tour in Turkey can not proceed without a stop at a Turkish Carpet Shop. Today we visited a shop which markets carpet made by the nomadic people of this region. The shop is also an official training school for this fast disappearing skill. We had a wonderful guide...who spoke Swedish...great for everyone but me. But I was able to understand most of the details thanks to Lars' help and a lot of demonstrations.
We enjoyed ...
... Antique Pool. And we got wet again. Now, this is called The Antique Pool but I forget how long this one has been in the present form. Apparently, there has been a swimming hole/pool here for centuries. Anyway, this one is magnificent. Crystal clear warm water. And I mean CRYSTAL clear water. Not like our clean, clean pools. This water just sparkled all the way to the pebbled bottom. And you had to watch your knees and shins because littered on the bottom of the pool were old ...
... The hotel was nice, "The Dablakar". We checked in then straight back down to go to the Turkish Baths. They were an awesome experience. First we changed into bathers and wrap and they took us into a big bathroom with an octagonal slab in the centre. We lay down on the slab, which was hot, and sweated it out. Next was into the sauna, by which time sweat was pouring off me! We then entered another bathroom ...
Up early to explore the Pamukkale limestone terraces before the hordes arrive in the buses!
It is so out of this world. I have never seen anything like it. It looks like a glacier or hillside of snow, but it's limestone! You can walk up from the bottom to the top, walking on the limestone.
The ground is patterned like the ripples on sand when a gentle tide has receded, except they are hard. Apparently there used to ...
... run. Good point I conceded. Anyway, once Magnums were devoured I insisted that we go and look for ‘the tortoise’ - and lo and behold it wasn’t just one tortoise but two - vigorously mating. Don't know if the tortoise I had seen was in pursuit or being hotly pursued but not having seen tortoises mating before, well, quite something……..a lot of vigorous shell butting seems to be the male equivalent ...