Daily Photo: Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey

The travertines at Pamukkale in Turkey are really fun to visit. Despite the fact that the hot springs that fed this ancient Roman spa resort are all but dried up due to poor water management, there is still some water flowing. The water is diverted periodically to ensure that all parts of the area get …

Daily Photo: Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey

Hierapolis is perched above the travertine pools of Pamukkale in Turkey. Romans used this place as a resort to bath in the natural hot springs that have defined the landscape of Pamukkale. Poor water management has all but dried up the hot springs today, yet the surrounding ruins of Hierapolis are an impressive site.