Pamukkale means cotton castle. Fields of calcium carbonate on the top and side of a mountain are filled with pools of pale blue water heated by the earth’s magma. The water is body temperature, about 37 degrees.

Of course, beside the area are the second century B.C. ruins of the former city of Hieropolis where locals and people from afar took advantage of the healing properties of the water.

We loved it there and took a lot of pictures.


4 responses to “Pamukkale

  1. jim and Jude

    Looks like a place for a nice glass of wine and a dip.

  2. Mary

    Looks like a nice, peaceful place to be. Wish I was there.

  3. eliazbeth

    I think rocks and shells have that stuff in them. Don’t eat it!
    Any beach glass??

  4. Ava

    So beautiful. This is now on my list of places to see.

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