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.
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.
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.