Natural rock pools, Pamukkale Turkey 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.
The inspiration for the Karka Queen's habitat in Southsun in Guild Wars Natural Rock Pools, Pamukkale Turkey. Pamukkale's terraces are made of travertine, a carbonate sedimentary rock deposited by water from the hot springs.
*TURKEY ~ Kayaköy (Kayakoy) or Karmylassos, an abandoned Greek Village from Fethiye in Turkey whose inhabitants left as part of a population exchange agreement between the Turkish and Greek governments in 1923 after the Greco Turkish War.
Artist Rachel Fairfax visited the abandoned city of Kayakoy, South West Turkey, in early Her paintings of this beautiful site can be seen in 'Gallipoli and Beyond', 27 August - 21 September 2013 at Stella Downer Fine Art.