Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey’s Inner Aegean region, in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the year.
The underground water once gave life to the ancient city of Hierapolis now helps Pamukkale be one of the most important thermal centers of Turkey. Scientifically proven to cure many diseases, the waters attract people and there are many thermal hotels in the area that serve 12 months a year.
Klagenfurt in Austria has a wonderful miniature museum. It’s called as the Minimundus and has miniatures of all the wonders of the world and miniatures of some places of all countries across the globe. I was fascinated by the Borobudur miniature (original in Bali, Indonesia). The temple is stunning with so many Buddha carving all across the temple. Seeing the miniature I am definitely waiting for my turn to visit Indonesia.