Published on June 19, 2007
Slide1: Slide2: Pamukkale is one of the extraordinary natural wonders of Turkey. The great attraction is the white immensity of the cliff with sculptured basins full of water and congealed waterfalls; they seem done of snow, cloud, cotton. Slide3: The scientific explanation is the hot thermal places that lie under the mount provoke the calcium carbonate spill, that makes the forms as solid as travertino marble. Slide4: One can bath there; the Turks call this place PAMUKKALE, which means 'Castle of Cotton'. Slide5: It is a protecting landscape that fascinates, as the action of the mineral waters that contains calcium oxides left fantastic marks in the structures. Slide6: The resultant effect is spectacular: the waters spill on a series of steps, forming solid cascades and pools. Slide7: As much the cascades of calcium carbonate as the water change color in accordance with changes of the solar light that illuminates them, and the effect is surprising. Slide8: At times white, others blue, or green or other colors. The spectacle is flaring. Slide9: The continuous dynamics of the erosion and the transformation of the natural landscape result in an unusual environment. Slide10: PAMUKKALE is one of the most unique phenomena in nature.