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IES Félix R. de la Fuente visit Turkey

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  2. 2. INDEX <ul><li>1. Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>2. Information about Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>3. The trip and the earthquake. </li></ul><ul><li>4. The school , Eregli and welcome dinner </li></ul><ul><li>5. Zonguldak: department of education, townhall and caves. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>6. The mural, visits to an art and music school, primary school and a teacher training high school; farewell dinner and party . </li></ul><ul><li>7. Trip to Istanbul, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia museum. </li></ul><ul><li>8. The roman cisterns, the Topkapi palace,the spice market and the Grand Bazar. </li></ul><ul><li>9. The modern Istanbul: Taskim square ; trip back. </li></ul>
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>A group of seven students of 4th ESO and 1st BACH and two teachers from IES Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente (Burgos) travelled to Zonguldak (Turkey) on October 23rd to 29th. </li></ul><ul><li>The aim of the trip was the Comenius Project: we worked on a sports center on Eregli, the name was “Viva la vida”. </li></ul><ul><li>We prepared the plan of the gym, the different activities, the slogan and the logo. </li></ul><ul><li>The name of our school in Alapli was “Alapli Anadolu licesi” </li></ul>
  11. 11. 3. THE TRIP AND THE EARTHQUAKE <ul><li>Alper and Onurcan went with a van to pick us up at the airport. We had to change the euros into turkish liras. We got 2,5 turkish liras for each euro. </li></ul><ul><li>The minnimun salary in Turkey is 700 turkish liras, that is about 280 euros. The prices there were like: a sandwich was 2TL, taking the trolley was also 2TL, a bottle of water was 0.5TL, a dinner in a turkish restaurant, between 8 and 15 TL. </li></ul><ul><li>Alapli was at 4 hours of Istanbul, 180 km. Most of our partners lived in Eregli, a village near Alapli. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The same day we were travelling, the 23rd of October, a terrible earthquake destroyed the east part of Turkey, a city call Van. </li></ul><ul><li>It was very far than us, but all the people worried about us. </li></ul><ul><li>It was one of the worst ever in Turkey. More than a thousand of people had died and many people still disapeared. </li></ul><ul><li>It had a magnitude of 7.6 degrees in the Ritcher scale. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 4. THE SCHOOL , EREGLI AND WELCOME DINNER <ul><li>The first day we went to the high school. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The Turkish students made us a presentation about : </li></ul><ul><li>Mustafa Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish republic. </li></ul><ul><li>About Mawlana, a muslim philosopher very important for the Turkish people. </li></ul><ul><li>About the turistic attractions of Turkey. </li></ul>
  15. 15. ATATÜRK <ul><li>Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (19 May 1881–10 November 1938) was an Ottoman and Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman, writer, and the first President of Turkey. He is credited with being the founder of the Republic of Turkey. </li></ul><ul><li>Atatürk was a military officer during World War I. Following the defeat of the Ottoman Empire in World War I, he led the Turkish national movement in the Turkish War of Independence. </li></ul><ul><li>Having established a provisional government in Ankara, he defeated the forces sent by the Allies.His military campaigns gained Turkey independence. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Atatürk then embarked upon a program of political, economic, and cultural reforms, seeking to transform the former Ottoman Empire into a modern, westernized and secular nation-state. </li></ul><ul><li>The principles of Atatürk's reforms, upon which modern Turkey was established, are referred to as Kemalism. </li></ul>
  17. 17. MEVLANA TEACHINGS <ul><li>“ Ven, ven, quienquiera que seas; Seas infiel, idólatra o pagano, ven </li></ul><ul><li>Este no es un lugar de desesperación </li></ul><ul><li>Incluso si has roto tus votos cientos de veces, aún ven!” </li></ul><ul><li>----------------------------------- </li></ul><ul><li>“ Whoever you are and wherever you come from, you are welcome here and we want you to come back” </li></ul>
  18. 18. TURISTIC ATTRACTIONS OF TURKEY <ul><li>The Capadoccia </li></ul><ul><li>Istanbul </li></ul><ul><li>The Black Sea region </li></ul><ul><li>Multiadventure experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Typical dances </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>We visited the Eregli museum: The way life was in Eregli at the beginning of the 20th century. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>We went to some caves in Eregli but we couldn’t visit them because they were closed. </li></ul><ul><li>We were walking through the Street market and the center of Eregli. </li></ul><ul><li>The final activity of the day was the Welcome dinner in a restaurant. We had a lot of fun with our friends of Turkey. </li></ul>
  21. 21. 5. ZONGULDAK: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TOWNHALL AND CAVES. <ul><li>Alapli was at 2h of Zongludak. We arrived and we went to the townhall, where we had an oficial meeting with the representative of the Mayor. After, we had lunch with him too. </li></ul><ul><li>At 16h, we visited the Zonguldak caves. They were so interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>We came back into Alapli and Eregli with our partners and at night, we meet all together to go into a bar. </li></ul>
  22. 22. 6. THE MURAL, VISITS TO AN ART AND MUSIC SCHOOL, PRIMARY SCHOOL AND A TEACHER TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL; FAREWELL DINNER AND PARTY . <ul><li>Wednesday was our last day in Alapli. We went to the high school and the Art teacher asked us to paint a mural with spanish typical things, and we made it. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Ozlem made us a tour around many schools in Eregli. </li></ul><ul><li>First, we went to a primary school. We entered in some classes and we spoke with the students. We visited the kinder garden too. We all liked it and we played with the children. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>We went to have lunch to another high school, specialized in forming english teachers. After we ate, we went in groups to visit the classrooms and the teachers. We found many differences with spanish high schools. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>To finish, we went to another primary school. The recepcion was exciting. The students came to us with a bunch of flowers to each one. We had a sit and the children danced for us two regional dances; one of boys, and one of girls. </li></ul><ul><li>Then, we had a meeting with the director and he explained to us how schools in Zonguldak work. </li></ul>
  26. 28. <ul><li>In the afternoon, we met in a restaurant; teachers, students, and people near the Comenius project. </li></ul><ul><li>We had dinner and after, the Turkish people gave each of us a present, and a memorial from the project. Alper sang to us a Turkish song, and Onurcan played the violin. We all were excited. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, we went to a pub and we danced Turkish songs, we talked and we enjoyed the last hours with them. </li></ul>
  27. 31. 7.TRIP TO ISTANBUL, THE BLUE MOSQUE AND HAGIA SOPHIA MUSEUM. <ul><li>The first we saw of Istanbul was the Bosforus bridge that joins Asia and Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Then we drove to the bus station and then,to the hotel. </li></ul>
  28. 32. <ul><li>After leaving all our things in the hotel, we went to visit the Blue Mosque. </li></ul><ul><li>In the way we saw that there was a lot of Turkish flags. </li></ul><ul><li>We entered two times: the first, like prayers, and the second, like turists. We had to take off our shoes and the girls, to cover their heads. </li></ul>
  29. 35. THE BLUE MOSQUE <ul><li>Istanbul's imperial Mosque of Sultan Ahmet I (Sultan Ahmet Camii) is called the Blue Mosque because of its interior tiles, mostly on the upper level and difficult to see unless you're right up there with them. </li></ul><ul><li>The mosque (built 1603-17) is quthe masterwork of Ottoman architect Sedefkâr Mehmet Ağa </li></ul><ul><li>We entered into it but we have to wait because they were praying and onle the people that go to pray can enter into it. </li></ul>
  30. 36. <ul><li>Into the Blue Mosque.. </li></ul>
  31. 37. <ul><li>When we finished to visit the Blue Mosque, we went to Hagia Sophia museum, that was near it. </li></ul><ul><li>The facade of the museum was not so expectacular than the other, but the inside was amazing, with Arabic pannels(the muslims have to speak with their God in Arab, because it’s his language) and beautiful paintings. </li></ul><ul><li>We went out and we walked by the streets near the mosques. </li></ul>
  32. 38. HAGIA SOPHIA <ul><li>After the Blue Mosk we go to Hagia Sophia. </li></ul><ul><li>Hagia Sophia , is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its dedication in 360 until 1453, it served as the Greek Patriarchal cathedral of Constantinople, except between 1204 and 1261, when it was converted to a Roman Catholic cathedral under the Latin Patriarch of Constantinople of the Western Crusader established Latin Empire. The building was a mosque from 29 May 1453 until 1931, when it was secularized. It was opened as a museum on 1 February 1935. </li></ul>
  33. 40. 8. THE ROMAN CISTERNS, THE TOPKAPI PALACE,THE SPICE MARKET AND THE GRAND BAZAR. <ul><li>After having breakfast in the hotel we went to the Roman Cisterns. </li></ul>
  34. 41. TOPKAPI PALACE <ul><li>After the Cisterns, we went to the Topkapi Palace. </li></ul><ul><li>The Topkapı Palace is a palace in Istanbul, Turkey, which was the official and primary residence in the city of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years (1465-1856) of their 624-year reign. </li></ul>
  35. 43. <ul><li>This is a view of the Topkapi palace. </li></ul>
  36. 44. MARKETS <ul><li>After had lunch, we went to the Spice Market and to the Grand Bazar. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Spice Market, there were a lot of diferent types of spices; all the spices you could think of. </li></ul><ul><li>Then we spent more or less 2 hours in the Grand Bazar buying clothes, the, Nargiles, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>We had dinner near the Grand Bazar and we came back to the hotel. </li></ul>
  37. 47. 9. THE MODERN ISTANBUL: TASKIM SQUARE ; TRIP BACK. <ul><li>We have breakfast and we went to the Asiatic part of Istanbul. </li></ul><ul><li>We visited two mosques and we went to Taskim Square, a very important place in Istanbul. </li></ul>
  38. 48. <ul><li>We walked by the streets near the square and we saw the Galata Tower. We came back by train to the hotel, where a bus was waiting us to take us to the airport. </li></ul><ul><li>We took the plane at 6h and we arrived in Burgos at 3.30am, very tired..but excited . </li></ul>
  39. 49. THE END