The Calcified Springs at Pamukale
Trip Start Jun 27, 2008
51Trip End Aug 07, 2008
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Arrived in Pamukkale we had lunch, before visiting the calcified springs, where the water is so rich in calcium that every surface it passes over eventually turns with. We walked up the stream for about 20 min. with slightly moist feet, it was wonderful in the mid-day heat.
On the top we visited the ancient city of Herapolis, the city was dedicated to Hera, thw wife of Zeus, and we also visited it's adjacent nekropolis (cemetary/ city of the dead). The ruins of Herapolis really were mostly only a jumble of rocks, a few things were still standing (such as the latrines...) but all the interresting buildings didn't look too good. The theatre looked okay from afar, but I was feeling a little over heated so I chose to decent instead of exploring the theatre further. When I reached the bottom I felt a shop selling Double Chocolate Magnums - that was like manna from Heavens.
Tomorrow we'll drive to some costal town and there board a gület - a Turkish type of boat.
It's now time for dinner, so I'll leave for now.
Take care and enjoy the photos I at last managed to upload.