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Intercultural Turkey Trip, July 17-27th

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IDC intercultural trip to Turkey took place between July 17-27th 2011. The group had the opportunity to see many historical sites as well as get to know the Turkish culture very closely. In addition to visiting important sites like Hagia Sophia, Ephesus, Blue Mosque, House of Virgin Mary, underground city and carved chapels in Cappadocia, the group enjoyed dinners with local families. The group also visited a newspaper, a dialogue foundation, auniversity and a private school in Turkey. The cities that were visited on the trip were Istanbul, Izmir, Konya, Antalya, Cappadocia and Ankara.

The group included a state senator, an assemblyman and academics.

Pictures from the Trip:

Aspendos Theatre, Antalya

Our group had a meeting with minister of Family and Social Policy Ms. Fatma Sahin


Zaman Newspaper





visiting Mevlana University in Konya


Cappodocia



Samanyolu High School, Ankara



Archeological Museum, Istanbul



Grand Bazaar



Pottery Shop



Istanbul View from Pier Loti Hill



Our group had a dinner with a family in Cappadocia


Cappadocia



Our group had a meeting with Congressman Lutfi Elvan. Congressman Elvan is

chairman of Budget Committee


Archeological Museum, Istanbul


MiniaTurk Park



Ottoman Army Band (Mehteran)



Cappodocia


Cappodocia


Last Updated ( Friday, 26 August 2011 03:51 )