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.
For thousands of years, people have been drawn to the hot springs and carbonate mineral terraces (travertines) of Pamukkale, in southwestern Turkey. The name means "cotton castle" in Turkish and indeed looks like a scene from a fairy tale.
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.
If I ever go back to Turkey. Amazing place in Pamukkale, Turkey The Pamukkale travertine pools are a strange formation caused by thermal springs that have been going forever. The mineral composition of the water creates white travertine pools.