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Pamukkale, The Cotton Castle


Hi all!
 As you know, I went to Turkey last month and I have not posted many pictures of this trip yet. If you follow me in Instagram, you know that I went to Pamukkale and I told you that this place impressed me a lot, this is one of the most amazing places that I have seen and one of the most famous Turkey landmarks. I have been coming to Turkey many times, I always wanted to visit it and we finally made it, it is just over three hours drive from my apartment in Bodrum.

This is a fantastic surreal natural wonder that is a must-do if you come to Turkey. It is formed from calcium deposits left by the area's hot springs. In the same way that stalactites form within limestone caves, the deposits grow on the steep slopes and gradually fan out to form natural terraces.
Pamukkale means in Turkish "cotton castle" and the blinding white colour of these travertines do look like a bizarre natural fortress of sorts.

Hola a Tod@s!
    Como sabeis, fui a Turquia el mes pasado y no os he mostrado muchas fotos todavia. Si me seguis en Instagram, sabreis que fui a Pamukkale y os dije que me dejo realmete impresionada, es el lugar mas fantastico que he visto en Turquia y uno de los sitios turisticos mas famosos que aparece en todos los catalogos, no me puedo creer que con las veces que he venido a Turquia todavia no habia estado y esta a tan solo tres horas conduciendo desde mi apartamento en Bodrum.

El paisaje es increible, una maravilla que no os podeis perder si venis a Turquia, esta formado por depositos de calcio que vienen de las fuentes naturales de agua mineral calida de la zona, conforme el agua cae por la cascada va dejando los depositos calcicos que al enfriarse van formando las travertinas o terrazas naturales. Pamukkale significa en turco "Castillo de Algodon", el asombroso color blanco de las terrazas se asemeja al fuerte de un Castillo.




 


As a conservation measure, you have to walk barefoot only from the base of the calcite mountain up the entire cliff ridge. The terraces at the upper levels hold pools of water where you can sit in and the water is always warm.

 Para no destruir el suelo de calcita, solamente se permite andar descalzo pero el suelo no resbala con lo que se puede subir y bajar con mucha tranquilidad a pesar de que el suelo este mojado. Las Travertinas de las partes altas son piscinas de agua natural y siempre estan a una temperatura muy buena, el agua no es fria, en las terrazas se puede sentar o andar pero no cubre como para nadar.









 We spent all the day there so we could see a very beautiful sunset, as the sun was coming down you can see the orange colours, if I look a bit orange is for the sunset, I have not saturated the pictures.

 Pasamos el dia entero aqui para poder disfrutar de una fantastica puesta de sol, conforme el sol se iba poniendo los colores naranjas iban predominando. No he puesto saturacion en estas fotos, si aparezco un poco naranja, es la misma luz del sol que daba a todo el sitio un color anaranjado.









All the calcium deposits are like white powder on the floor of the travertine



             

                                                  Bikini 5€ Primak
                                                  Hat 4€ Primak
                                                  Shorts from New Look
                                                  Sunglasses from Guess







  Once again, thanks a lot for your lovely comments and I encourage you to leave me a comment if you are reading this post, please :)
Have you heard of Pamukkale before? Have you been there?
                                                Enjoy the week everybody! xxx

Una vez mas, muchisimas gracias por vuestros geniales comentarios y os animo a comentar abajo si estais leyendo este post en silencio ;)
Habiais oido hablar de Pamukkale? Habeis estado alli?
                                                Besos a tod@s y disfrutad la semana!


70 comments:

Rhonda Albom said...

Pamukkale looks like such an interesting and beautiful place. Your photos are lovely and you looked like you were enjoying the day. My girls loved Primark when we were in Europe - everything was affordable, and cute

Launna said...

Nuria, this place is gorgeous, such a stunning backdrop and the water looks incredible. I hadn't thought of putting this place on my list of countries I want to see but you have opened my eyes to the beauty of this place... wow... xox

Diana said...

Good pictures, have a good day

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Vesna Marković said...

Amazing post dear :)
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Pam Scalfi said...

goodness me! how gorgeous is this place! the "pool" place *---* would glad sit there and tan all day :P
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Beauty Unearthly said...

Gorgeous! You look lovely dear and so many beautiful photos! xx

Vildana Šuta said...

Great post darling!xx

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Teresa García L. said...

He oído mucho sobre este impresionante lugar. Recuerdo un anuncio en la tele, no sé de qué, pero el lugar es fabuloso.
Un saludo.

mybeautrip said...

Impresionante! El lugar es espectacular y el paisaje es tan impactante que hasta sobrecoge. Tengo muchas ganas de visitar Turquía pero por una cosa u otra nunca me animo. Hay lugares realmente preciosos!
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So Alice said...

Amazing place and wonderful pictures!!! I know now when to go next time for hollidays :-)

venus smileygal said...

This is such a breathtaking place. I hope I can visit it someday. You have captured great photos too! great remembrance!

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Alyssa B. said...

What a breath taking view! It looks amazing.

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crafty-zone said...

Luckily, I also visited Pamukkale few years ago and I'm so in love with that place, it's magical! :)

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Elena Melituca said...

Qué maravilla de sitio! *-* Y las fotos estupendas!

beautyandbrains007 said...

OMG.... Stunning! Thank you for taking us with you <3 :*

Magda Carvalho said...

wow so in love with this beauty *.*
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sweetCarol said...

Cada vez que entro en tu blog me pones los dientes largos !!
Vaya fotones
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Lary Mello said...

wooooow!! que lugar maravillosoooo!
ojala algun dia tenga el chance de conocer <3
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Apolinaria L. said...

Wonerfull, so wonderfull views!

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Mademoiselle Noree said...

Wow, great place and great photos!

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Luiza Braz - Estilo Quem tem said...

Nossa que lugar maravilhoso. Amei as fotos e vc é linda.
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Uzo O said...

Omg look at the view and the beautiful beach . I havent been to Turkey before but this is inviting. Great pictures.

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Uzo O said...

Omg look at the view and the beautiful beach . I havent been to Turkey before but this is inviting. Great pictures.

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taislany said...

I had so much fun when I visited! Love the pictures

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welovefur said...

Beautiful photos for a stunning background
This post is very interesting
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Jessica Langeder said...

Wow. The pictures are so great, I love them. :)
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xxthesweetsideoflife said...

Great post and really nice pictures. It will be cool, if you join my blog too.
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Sola ante el espejo said...

Es un lugar increible que me encantaría visitar! Un beso.
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Nuria Travelera said...

Muchisimas gracias por vuestros mensajes, de verdad que no pare de hacer fotos, me encanto el sitio! :)

Coco Cami said...

Beautiful post the photographs are spectacular, what an amazing place! Thanks for sharing :)

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Nuria Travelera said...

It's beautiful Rhonda! I'm surprised you haven't seen it yet, you have been everywhere!

Nuria Travelera said...

It is fantastic!! You should visit Tirkey, so much to see here ❤️

Nuria Travelera said...

Yes it is! ❤️

Adriana Leandro said...

Beautiful place.
Kisses!

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Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, these pictures are incredible! And I didn't realize you can wade in the water. I really like the picture of the sunset with the flowers in the distance. My daughters have traveled to so many different places, but Turkey is one place they have yet to visit. You look lovely in these pics, my friend. You live your life free and simple, how wonderful that is.

~Sheri

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June said...

What a lovley place! Amazing photos!!
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Liza Wibisono said...

I wish I could go to this place someday. Is the water warm or cold, dear ?
You look so gorgeous by the way.
xoxo
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Suzanne said...

Woooow I love your pictures, they are amazing !! Thanks for sharing ♥ Can we follow each other ? Let me know in comment and I will follow you back !

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Оксана Золотухина said...

I love Pamukkale so much! Very cool place!
Thanks for sharing)) So amazing photos :)

PTYSIA said...

Great post! Amazing places :)
Have a good day!

Diana Horsfall said...

omg, it is my dream place!

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Karen Shannon said...

The water seems to be so refreshing! :D

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Sarah A said...

This place looks breath taking! I have never seen anything like this and I never thought that this could exist! Lovely shots :)

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Paola Lauretano said...

I have been visited this place in Turkey.... simply amazing!!!
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The Ocean's Dock said...

Qué sitio más bonito! Me encantan las fotos.
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Ivana Markovic said...

Ooh Pamukkale is so magical place! Perfect location for photos dear.
Kisses and happy weekend

Meet My Lovely World said...

These photos are beautiful! It seems to be like a dreamy place!
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Starfish Fashion said...

I never seen such a beautiful place, amazing pictures.


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Rosario Carvajal said...

Qué maravilla, preciosas las fotos!
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Suvarna Gold said...

the photos are stunning !

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Emilia said...

I've never heard about this place but it looks lovely! Amazing photos :)

Наталия Годунова said...

magic photo , just a delight !
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Nuria Travelera said...

Thank you lovely! The water is quite warm Liza
xxx

Nuria Travelera said...

Definitely, we will follow each other, as soon I get a little time I will check out your blog and follow :) xxx

Nuria Travelera said...

The place is magical indeed! :)
xxx

Kati said...

Wow, those pools of water look fantastic!!

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Gil Zetbase said...

Really amazing!
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Beatrice Brozzoni said...

Oh my God, it's breathtaking! x

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Miguel Gouveia said...

Thanks a lot, sweetie :D

OMG, I really would like to vist Turkey right now :o

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Such a nice scenery
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Królowa Karo said...

So beautiful view! Amazing!

Оксана Золотухина said...

Thanks a lot for your lovely comment on my blog!
Have a wonderful week ahead, dear!

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Holly Olivia said...

What incredible photos and scenery! I am so jealous, it is my dream to one day travel the world x

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Desirèe D'Aloia said...

my dream!!!

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Katarina Bašić said...

love it so much ! :D

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