Pamukkale – A Land of Surreal Landscapes and Strange Tourists
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Pamukkale – A Land of Surreal Landscapes and Strange Tourists

We went to Pamukkale for the surreal landscapes and the Roman ruins. Although very beautiful and interesting, we found the tourists to be more entertaining. Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle,” is a white cliff face formed by the calcified deposits of mineral waters that rush from the springs. Scattered about are rock pools of turquoise water, … Continue reading

12 Photos of Cappadocia –  A Magical Land with some Naughty Rock Formations
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12 Photos of Cappadocia – A Magical Land with some Naughty Rock Formations

Here is a recipe for an incredible travel destination: Start with a whimsical, fairy-tale landscape of hoodoos, ravines, valleys and crazy rock formations. Add in a series of 2000-year-old underground cities, places where Christians took refuge during times of war with the Arabs, Persians and Romans. Sprinkle throughout the area 1000-year-old frescoes painted inside churches … Continue reading