Monday, July 20, 2015

Turkey Day 4 - Pamukkale

01 Jun - After a memorable hot air balloon ride the day before, we had to check out our hotel early in the evening to catch an overnight bus ride to Pamukkale, which means Cotton Castle in Turkish.

 Catching the morning sun in Pamukkale

A general overview of Pamukkale, which show the terraces of calcium carbonate deposited by flowing water

The ancient ruins of Hierapolis, serving as a hot spring and spa city since second century BC. The above served as a tomb for the ancient people when they die

 The more wealthy you are, the bigger your tomb

 The theatre of Hieropolis

First sight of the cotton castle, made by calcium carbonate deposit from the hot spring water coming from the Earth

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