Pamukkale & Aphrodisias July 2013

Pamukkale, which translates to “Cotton Castle”, is a natural site in southwestern Turkey. The white terraces here are made of travertine, and not salt, which is a sedimentary rock deposited by water flowing from the hot springs. ┬áThe water from the hot springs are supersaturated with calcium carbonate and when the carbon dioxide de-gasses from […]