The Day It Snowed in Pamukkale March 20th 2009 So far, so good. Turkiye is not just about Istanbul for me now. Among the many other lovely images of Turkey is the cotton castles of Pamukkale, a natural wonder in the province of Denizli, just 3 hours drive from Kusadaci. The vision in my mind was supplied by all those poster images of gleaming white travertine pools, calcium-laden thermal waters spilling over cliffs like a frozen waterfall, and ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Pamukkale Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
Retired early, but still active. Very involved in celebrating life!
I love traveling because I always come back with less cobwebs in my mind. It is as if I empty my mind of all clutter upon departure, and fill it with many happy memories upon arrival. I also like the idea that life is so focused on the present, and my senses are all playing to listen, feel , see, smell and taste everything novel or not so new. The fact that I only have to choose from a limited wardrobe, or use the same pair of shoes throughout my holiday , or work and survive on a single budget make life so much simpler. ... full info