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Intercultural Turkey Trip June 16th-26th 2011

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IDC intercultural trip to Turkey took place between June 16-26th 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 and a private school in Turkey. The cities that were visited on the trip were Istanbul, Izmir, Konya, Denizli, Antalya, Cappadocia and Bursa.

Pictures from the trip:

Archeology Museum, Istanbul

Gate Enrance of old Ottoman Medrese "University"

Hagia Sophia

Blue Mosque

Turkish Rooster, crows till it faints



Gate entrance of Topkapi Palace

Inside of the Topkapi Palace Garden

Underground city of Cappodocia

Miniaturk, Istanbul

Feasting at a Restaurant

Home Dinner at a local families house

Prayer Oak, Bursa

Water well (fountain), Istanbul



Beylerbeyi Palace, Istanbul

Enjoying some delicous turkish desert

Bosphorus Boat Tour

Beylerbeyi Palace

Inside of Hagia Sophia

Pamuk Kale

Bosphorus View, Istanbul

Preparation of Turkish dinner on wood fire in a rock oven


IDC Video

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