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Eleven-year-old Mia Pelletier had the kind of day words can’t fully describe.
After swimming in the crystalline pools of Turkey’s Cotton Castle — known for its bright-white plains of calcified rock — she returned to her hostel with her family to jump on a Zoom call with CBC Kids News.
“It was so beautiful. It looked like snow, except it was 35 degrees celsius outside,” she said of the famous site.
Pamukkale, Turkey, which translates to ‘the Cotton Castle,’ is known for its glacier-like white hills formed by minerals in the springwaters that have flowed for thousands of years. (Image submitted by Edith Lemay)
Since March, the Pelletier family has been travelling to see some of the world’s most breathtaking sights, far from their home in Montreal, Quebec.
It’s all part of a year-long travel plan Mia’s parents made after finding out that…